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Comparative Essay between Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now The ties between Joseph Conrad's book, Heart of Darkness and Francis Coppola's movie, Apocalypse Now are unmistakable. Apocalypse Now's accuracy in following the story line of the Heart of Darkness is amazing although the settings of each story are from completely different location and time periods. From the jungle of the Congo in Africa to the Nung river in Vietnam, Joseph Conrad's ideals are not lost. …

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…be said that Coppola's rendition of the Heart of Darkness is his modern view on history, converting it to suit the times. Both the novel and the movie Apocalypse Now show clearly that evil does not prevail, and oppression of other people is just not the way to see something through. - a dark mirage. ćAll quotes are taken from either the student copy of the novel or the movie which was watched in class