Heart of Darkness Essay | Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now

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Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now

Summary: The mind is a mysterious and dangerous place, where thoughts and ideas are born and secrets kept. The book, "Heart of Darkness," and the movie, "Apocalypse Now," are known for their exploration of the human mind, particularly the suppressed dark side.
Heart of Darkness takes place around the late 19th century, where an Englander by the name of Marlow heads off to a journey in the Congo to pick up one of his company's worker. Apocalypse Now deals with the Vietnam War during the 20th century, where an American soldier name Willard is sent on a mission to kill one of his own. Though Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now takes place in different time periods and under different circumstances, both Marlow and Willard learn about the mind's battle between good and evil, and the jungle's ability to bring out the evil in anyone, but they are able to prevent their dark side from prevailing. Marlow and Willard do not succumb to the jungle because of the their goals, their fight to maintain their integrity, and the acceptance of their own heart of darkness.

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