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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Heart of Darkness? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Marlow struggles to maintain his sense of


Style
Morality
Vigor
Freedom
Hope
Q. What refers to the supposed enlightenment and refinement of the Western world?


Civilization
Nature
Primitivity
Land
Identity
Q. "Noble altruism" acts as a shield for what?


Imperialism
War
Peace
Trade
Slavery
Q. Many of Marlow's crew have


Style
Sickness
Ambition
Children
Parents
Q. The novel questions how and when one goes


Fishing
Mad
Hopeless
Running
Skiing
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