This unit stresses chapter-by-chapter analysis of plot, character, figurative language, and themes inHeart of Darkness/em. Lessons investigate multiple levels of reading the novel, consider Kurtz as a tragic hero, and probe Conrad’s emphasis on the motif of light and darkness. In-depth consideration is given to the controversy regarding race issues in the novel. Students participate in large and small group discussion, complete map activities, and brainstorm about topics in the novel, and critique readings.Assessments include quizzes, an objective test, essays, and reading comprehension questions.Literary Form British Novel21st-Century Skills Collaboration Critical thinking Social and cross-cultural skills Leadership and responsibility Productivity and accountabilityOverviewHeart of Darkness/emis a psychological novella describing a trip up the Congo River when the Congo was viewed as a Belgian possession. It investigates the widespread negative effects of imperialism, and focuses attention on illusions and choices which shape lives for either authenticity or betrayal.Includes 10 lesson plans and 26 handouts.Grades 9dash;12. High school. Reproducible. 70 pages. ;shy;Book Download: PDF. Adobe Reader required to view PDF.Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8 x 11 inches.