Secret Agent Essay

Submitted By Skichic101
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Zack 2 Collete Zack
Honors Junior English
Sadil
Thesis
According to Conrad in the novel secret agent, those who receive freedom act selfishly because of individual unhappiness and fear.
Event statements:
Winnie marries Verloc due to his ability to provide and tolerate her family.
Verloc lies to Winnie about his job.
Vladimir threatens Verloc’s job, forcing Verloc to set off a bomb.
Verloc schemes a plan to set off a bomb, using Stevie as his accomplice.
Verloc sends Stevie to live with Mike as a part of his scheme.
Stevie dies unintentionally in the bombing Verloc planned.
The Assistant Commissioner takes over the case from Inspector Heat, to maintain order in his married life.
The Assistant Commissioner makes his presence and success known to Sir Ethelred and Vladimir.
The Assistant Commissioner speaks to Verloc behind closed doors, but Winnie discovers her young brother’s death.
Verloc tries to convince Winnie he did not murder Stevie intentionally.
Winnie stabs Verloc out of anger and sadness.
Winnie feels free of the burden of her marriage, yet is fearful of conviction for killing her husband.
Ossipon hears of Verloc’s death, and goes to the store in pursuit of profit from the store.
Ossipon meets Winnie and discovers his dead companion.
Winnie attempts to use Ossipon to flee being hung for murder.
Ossipon convinces Winnie to flee without him, in hope of freedom from involvement in the Verloc case.
Winnie commits suicide. Zack 2 Collete Zack
Honors Junior English
Sadil
Thesis
According to Conrad in the novel secret agent, those who receive freedom act selfishly because of individual unhappiness and fear.
Event statements:
Winnie marries Verloc due to his ability to provide and tolerate her family.
Verloc lies to Winnie about his job.
Vladimir threatens Verloc’s job, forcing Verloc to set off a bomb.
Verloc schemes a plan to set off a bomb, using Stevie as his accomplice.
Verloc sends Stevie to live with Mike as a part of his scheme.
Stevie dies unintentionally in the bombing Verloc planned.
The Assistant Commissioner takes over the case from Inspector Heat, to maintain order in his married life.
The Assistant Commissioner makes his presence and success known to Sir Ethelred and Vladimir.
The Assistant Commissioner speaks to Verloc behind closed doors, but Winnie discovers her young brother’s death.
Verloc tries to convince Winnie he did not murder Stevie intentionally.
Winnie stabs Verloc out of anger and sadness.
Winnie feels free of the burden of her marriage, yet is fearful of conviction for killing her husband.
Ossipon hears of Verloc’s death, and goes to the store in pursuit of profit from the store.
Ossipon meets Winnie and discovers his dead companion.
Winnie attempts to use Ossipon to flee being hung for murder.
Ossipon convinces Winnie to flee without him, in hope of freedom…