Short Answers of Heart of Darkness

What is the significance of river Congo in Heart of Darkness?

In the novel Heart of Darkness the protagonist Marlow travels through the river Congo to the center of the continent and return back. Congo River represents the movement towards the goal.

What is the significance of the “two knitting women” in the novel ‘Heart of Darkness’?

The women knitting with three threads present the goddess of fates and in Greek mythology; in the underworld fate of a man is made by three threads. Three threads represent the happiness, sadness and death.

What is the significance of painting made by Kurtz?

Painting shows “A woman bearing a torch but her eyes was covered with cloth”. It represents the blind believe, Marlow’s thoughts and uncivilized behavior of Europeans who are civilizing the Africans.
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Short Answers of The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

The first half of the novel ‘The Mill on the Floss’ is much concerned with education. How?

In “The Mill on the Floss” the first half of the novel is concerned about the education of Tom and Maggie and differences of mode of education between Tom Tulliver and Maggie. The title of book two is School-Time also.

What does the river Floss symbolizes?

River generally symbolizes life but river Floss in this novel is the source of income and destruction for Tulliver’s family. River Floss also symbolizes Maggie’s character, the depth of Floss presents deep emotions of Maggie and unpredictable paths of Floss represent the Maggie’s thoughts.

What are some noble features of Bob Jakin’s personality?

As a whole Bob Jakin character is nice and cool. He helps Tom to earn money, he helps Tom family when they bankrupt and he gives books to Maggie are the major noble features of Bob Jakin .

How flood is symbolic in the novel ‘The Mill on the Floss’?

Generally flood symbolizes destruction and in this novel it symbolizes the destruction of Tulliver family.

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Short Answers of Fiction-I Part One

We have collected the old examination questions of
Joseph Andrew by Fielding
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Tess of D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
and answered these questions as under.
We have posted these questions time to time on Nazar Bazmi’s Notes(, here we have collected all links together as under

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