Essay on Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

How Stevenson Uses Setting and Place in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The major issue facing Victorian society was the inconsistency of their lives. They wished to appear as pure as possible, to reflect the bible whereas they whispered and chuckled over “infamy and incest. ” The duality of Stevenson’s personality was due to the fact that he was a bohemian child though his parents were conformists […]

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The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hydeconclusion

‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is not just the story of a brilliant but flawed man who succumbs to temptation, it is also the story of a man who is a victim of his own society and culture. ‘ In ‘The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ it seems […]

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The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1886, a time where the “Gothic Horror” story was at its fullest expression, and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde continues to remain one of the most well written, exciting and terrifying Gothic Horror stories to date. The Gothic Horror […]

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

“If he be Mr Hyde . .. I shall be Mr Seek. ” It is on this idea of searching or being obsessed with unknown or supernatural that Stevenson’s novel Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde concentrates. Obsession with knowledge, or the unknown, is illustrated quite vividly in both nineteenth and twentieth century gothic literature. Another […]

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Duality of Man

Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is clearly a story about good and evil and the consequences of giving wholly into one’s evil side. Dr. Jekyll experiments with this duality in human nature when he creates the persona of Mr. Hyde. When Jekyll states, “man is not truly one, […]

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