Characteristics Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde A Classic

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Eric Burdon once said Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It's a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other. We all have good and bad in us. It's just a matter of what we act on. The book Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson teaches us this moral. One of the characteristics of a classic is having a moral. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a classic because it stands the test of time, has real life issues, and teaches morals.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a well known book that has stood the test of time. This page turning classic was published on January fifth 1886. It has been around for one hundred and thirteen years, and many middle aged people and elders read it when they were in school. This shows that the interest in this book has not dropped. People are still buying Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to this day, and are enjoying it. Many people can relate to the real life issues that the characters face in the book.
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Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has one main real life issue. Obviously not all aspects are real but Good versus Evil is a real life issue now, like it was then. Dr. Jekyll represents the good and Mr. Hyde clearly represents the bad. Especially towards the end, it seems to be a tug of war between good and evil. There is a lot of good in the world, but also a lot of evil. Everyone, everyday, can choose whether to be like Dr. Jekyll, good and kind, or like Mr. Hyde, evil and mean
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