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Heart of Darkness & Apocalypse Now: Comparison

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Heart of Darkness is strongly implied to be mostly set in

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1. The setting of Apocalypse Now is

2. The main character whose name is the same in both Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What plot points and themes do Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now share and where do the two stories diverge? You will need to be familiar with the settings, characters, and dialogue of both the novel and film in order to answer the questions found in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The implied setting of Heart of Darkness
  • The setting of Apocalypse Now
  • A character with the same name in both the novel and the film
  • Themes shared by both Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now
  • The last words of a main character that are used in both the novel and the film

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the plots and themes of Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now differ
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the similarities between these two stories

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel and film, review the accompanying lesson called Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now: Comparison. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Summarize the plot of Heart of Darkness
  • Note the themes of the novel
  • Describe the plot of Apocalypse Now
  • List and explain the similarities between the novel and the film
  • Discuss the differences between Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now
  • Identify other sources that influenced Apocalypse Now
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