Essay 6 | Literature homework help

1000 word essay on

 

Heart of Darkness (1902) by Joseph Conrad has become one of the most celebrated and effective novels to combine a psychological journey with a horrifyingly stark account of man’s potential for evil. In the movie Apocalypse Now Marlin Brando plays Kurtz, man who can ultimately exclaim, “The Horror. The Horror.” 

Good/Evil: To any of you who have ever rooted for the bad guy, picked on someone smaller than you, or wanted that annoying driver in the other lane to drop dead, you know what it’s like to encounter your own heart of darkness – it can be disturbing. People, and that includes each of us, can be pretty horrible. The human race has been guilty of murder, brutality, torture, rape, and mass exterminations. Examples in today’s world are easy to find–the killing of  twenty young children at Sandy Hook elementary school, the  bombings at the Boston marathon, and so on.  Consider your own potential for Evil or at the very least for having  occasionally a “Heart of Darkness.” 

 

Directions::

1. Your literary response paper should give ample evidence that you have read and understood the literary work and have found a way to make it relevant to your life. Imagine your audience to be classmates who have not read the literary work.  From your discussion they should be able to get a good idea of what the work is about—the general storyline, main characters and theme–perhaps information about the author.  While the summary is important, the primary focus should be on your connection to the literary work, on how the themes of the literary works (not necessarily the literal details) are embodied in your life. See sample essays and instructions below.

As stated in the syllabus, you need to have a minimum of four direct quotations, both short and long (over forty words should be blocked in APA/MLA format) from the literary work with appropriate Works Cited or References.  These need to be formatted correctly in either MLA 7th edition or APA style. “A” papers will probably exceed minimum requirements.

2. Occasional citations from sources other than the literary work are possible but unnecessary: stay focused on the literary work you have chosen.

3. Length: 1000 words or so. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







Calculate Your Essay Price
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

New Look, Same Us. Enjoy 10% OFF this October using the coupon code: nation10