Heart of DarknessApocalypse NowI'd wake up and there'd be nothing.
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How he responded to his time there would eventually lay the foundation for arguably his most powerful work, Heart of Darkness, in 1899.
Overall, the plot is relatively simple, as Marlow finds himself without a job in the opening, something Conrad had experienced himself in his youth.
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He split from the whole fuckin' program.”
The novel Heart of Darkness was based upon many of Conrad’s own experiences as first mate of a riverboat in the Congo.
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His mission accomplished, Willard is only heading downstream towards the likes of Colonel Kilgore, whose similari ties to Kurtz are drawn by Willard himself: "He was one of those guys that had that weird light around him. You just knew he wasn't gonna get so much as a scratch here." Someone that invincible can only be a god, or an American film director working in the jungle, lost in his own heart of darkness.
NEW SAVANNA: From Heart of Darkness to Apocalypse Now
“Land in a swamp, march through the woods, and in some inland post feel the savagery, the utter savagery, had closed round him,—all that mysterious life of the wilderness that stirs in the forest, in the jungles, in the hearts of wild men.”
As the novel progresses, Marlow begins to feel the savage nature of the jungle closing in on his psyche.
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Coppola relies on the techniques he employed in the first encounter between Willard and Kurtz: Brando's acting and the dramatic low-key lighting which switches Brando in and out of the darkness in perfect sync with the rhythms of his monologue.