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Heart of Darkness Study Guide

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If you need to improve your understanding of the novel ''Heart of Darkness,'' take a look at this mobile-friendly literature study guide course. You can access these fun lessons and quizzes to catch up in your English class, bring up your grades or get ready for an exam about the book.
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8 chapters in Heart of Darkness Study Guide

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Ch 1. Literary Context for Heart of Darkness {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[157997].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Joseph Conrad: Novels and Colonialism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1274].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1274].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Heart of Darkness: Historical Context & Background Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157999].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157999].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Conrad's Heart of Darkness: Plot, Characters, and Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Heart of Darkness: Narrator & Narrative Technique Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158001].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158001].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Heart of Darkness: Tone & Point of View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158003].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158003].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Heart of Darkness Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Heart of Darkness Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158007].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158007].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Heart of Darkness Modernism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Flashcards - Heart of Darkness Vocabulary Flashcards
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Ch 2. Heart of Darkness Characters {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158011].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Heart of Darkness: Character List & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Marlow in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158015].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158015].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Kurtz in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Women in Heart of Darkness: Role & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Flashcards - Heart of Darkness Character List & Flashcards
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Ch 3. Heart of Darkness Setting {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158021].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Heart of Darkness: Setting & Time Period Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158023].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158023].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Heart of Darkness Setting Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158025].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158025].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Central Station in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Steamboat in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Congo River in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158031].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158031].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Literary Devices in Heart of Darkness {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158033].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Heart of Darkness Symbols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158035].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158035].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Irony in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Imagery in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Allusions in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Foreshadowing in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Metaphors in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158045].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158045].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Themes in Heart of Darkness {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158047].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Darkness in Heart of Darkness: Theme & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Madness in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Evil in Heart of Darkness: Theme & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Racism in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Imperialism in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158057].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158057].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Colonialism in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Postcolonialism in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Impressionism in Heart of Darkness: Theme & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Analysis of Heart of Darkness {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158065].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Heart of Darkness Title Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Heart of Darkness: Themes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Feminism in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Heart of Darkness: Literary & Feminist Criticism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Black & White in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Religion in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - 'The Horror! The Horror!' in Heart of Darkness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Comparison Between Heart of Darkness & Things Fall Apart Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Heart of Darkness & Apocalypse Now: Comparison Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Heart of Darkness Summaries {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[158081].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Heart of Darkness Introduction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Heart of Darkness Part 1: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Heart of Darkness Part 2: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Heart of Darkness Part 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Heart of Darkness Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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