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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness


by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness: Eyeballs of Enlightenment Quiz

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Q. Of what does the trip to Kurtz’s station remind Marlow?

His first voyage
The drive up his in-laws’ driveway
A terrifying movie he saw as a child
Prehistoric times
Q. What is the main reason Marlow wants Kurtz to still be alive?

So he can shake his hand
So he can hear his voice
So he can see him with his own two eyes
So he can take a great big whiff of his hair
Q. To whom does the abandoned hut belong?

The cannibal helmsman
The harlequin
It’s Kelsey Grammar’s guesthouse
Q. In Marlow’s opinion, what do the African skulls show that Kurtz lacked?

The rest of the African skeletons
Q. What are Kurtz’s last words?

“The horror! The horror!”
“The misery! The misery!”
“The agony! The agony!”
“The British are coming! The British are coming!”