Colonialism in Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” and Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”

Analyze the excerpts from “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad and “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe.

Both books offer different perspectives of the African continent from colonial and pre-colonial perspectives. How can reading two unique perspectives yield conflicting feelings about history and its opposing groups? What is the value of reading multiple perspectives on a subject or experience? Explain.