Heart of Darkness: Tone & Point of View


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What point of view does Heart of Darkness use?

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1. How does Marlow set the tone in Heart of Darkness?

2. Which of the following describes the tone of the unnamed narrator's portion of Heart of Darkness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The tone and viewpoint of Heart of Darkness are the focus for this combination quiz and worksheet. Find out how much you know about the point of view used in the narrative, and how Marlow establishes the tone in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects on the questions in this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • The point of view of the story
  • Marlow establishing a tone
  • Tone at the beginning of the story
  • The apprehensive air of London

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - think back to the important points of Heart of Darkness
  • Information recall - remember what you have read about the point of view in the story
  • Making connections - see how the tone affects the story

Additional Learning

For extra content, head to the lesson titled Heart of Darkness: Tone & Point of View. You can look over the following subjects inside:

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