Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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What are the differences between Marlow in the book Heart of Darkness and in the movie Apocalypse Now by F. Coppola? Give four examples. Compere

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This is a great question! I think the film is an incredible reflection on Conrad's original novel and has so many comparisons that you can draw, in addition to so many differences.

For me, the key four differences between the Marlow in the book and the Marlow in the film are as follows:

1) In the film Marlow is an assassin whose job it is to kill Kurtz . In the book he is paid as a pilot to take the...

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