posted by .

Can you please check if everything is OK in the following sentences? Thank you.

1) About fifty miles from Kurtz’s station they saw a hut. When they got nearer to it, they found a massage on the firewood urging them to approach cautiously. Marlow also found an old book about seamanship in the broken-down hut which had notes in code written in it.
2) Kurtz spoke English to him since his mother was half-English and his father half-French. He came to Africa with the intention to civilize the savages as he himself wrote in a report about Africa.
3) In other words, he had a highly moral view of the European role in Africa. However, at the end of the same document he urged the Europeans to kill all the natives, whom he called “brutes”.
4) Marlow points out that Kurtz had no morals at all.
5) Because he came with the guns. The natives had never seen anything like that before.
6) Because he wasn’t strong enough to face the solitude of the jungle by himself. He had to rely on his own character but he was consumed (overwhelmed) by the complete solitude and silence which characterized the jungle.

  • English -

    1. comma after "station" -- "message" (not "massage"!) -- did the hut have notes in code??

    2. delete "since" and insert "because" -- "with the intention of civilizing" (not "to civilize"

    5. "Because he came with the guns." = fragment, not a complete sentence

    6. Do you see the fragment here? Also, comma after "character"

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Can you please check if the following sentences are possible?
  2. English

    Can you please check if the following sentences are grammatically correct?
  3. English

    I forgot to include these other sentences. 1)They saw trading stations on the river bank consisting of just a broken-down building and a few white men occupying it. 2) Though the natives were like them, they felt frightened because …
  4. English

    1) He also explained to him that the natives had attacked the steamer because they didn’t want Marlow to leave. He himself was enthusiastic about Kurtz because he had enlarged (or broaden, widen) his mind. 2)He described him as a …
  5. English

    Could you please let me know if everything is OK?
  6. English

    Can you please check these sentences grammatically?
  7. English

    I really need to have these sentences checked for tomorrow. Thank you very much in advance. Comprehension test on the abridged edition of Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” Answer briefly the following questions 1.What was the first …
  8. English

    Can you please check if the following sentences are possible?
  9. English

    Thank you very much for heping me. Here are some more alternatives I'd like you to check. 1) Kurtz is said to be a brilliant talker. 2) He was good at talking. His main talent was that he was a brilliant talker who could charm (?
  10. English

    Thank you vey much for your last corrections. Here are some more alternatives I'm not sure of. 1) In Chapter 7 Marlow interrupted (suspended?

More Similar Questions