About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about or understanding these characters will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the Heart of Darkness characters. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing each character in the novel
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Heart of Darkness Characters chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Heart of Darkness Characters chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the characters in Heart of Darkness for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- A list of the novel's characters
- Analyses of and quotes from Marlow and Kurtz
- The role of women in Heart of Darkness
1. Heart of Darkness: Character List & Analysis
In this lesson, we will list the characters in Heart of Darkness. We will particularly analyze the protagonist, Marlow, the antagonist, the Manager, and Marlow's foil, Kurtz.
2. Marlow in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Analysis
In this lesson, we will look at some aspects of Marlow, the main character of Joseph Conrad's 'Heart Of Darkness'. The lesson will then conclude with a short quiz on the subject.
3. Kurtz in Heart of Darkness: Quotes & Analysis
He's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, deep in the heart of Africa. Even though he only shows up for a brief time, Kurtz dominates 'Heart of Darkness.' Everybody's got an opinion on this guy, and nobody's shy about telling us what they think. Let's see what they have to say.
4. Women in Heart of Darkness: Role & Quotes
Women are sidelined right off the bat in Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'. None of the female characters even have names. Let's take a deeper look at the role of women in the book.
Heart of Darkness Character List & Flashcards
This flashcard set covers all major and minor characters from Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness. You can use these cards to study all of the different characters and their relationships in the story.
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