If i had to compare Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde, i would say that they are two very different people. Dr.Jekyll only worries about himself. Mr.Hyde on the other hand is kind of nice to me. Mr.Hyde seems to be sort of like Dr.Jekyll's enemy. It seems as though that Mr.Hyde wants Dr.jekyll's lead. Dr.Jekyll is not a good enemy because he never knows what is going on, and im just saying that's how it seems. Dr.Jekyll is this kind of unsmart guy who expects everything to go his way. He thinks he controls everything. Even though he's a doctor he should be a little more nice. He does not listen to anyone but himself. Mentally I think he is all messed up. Physically he seems drained, and i dont even think he has morals. Now getting to Mr.Hyde, who seems
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In Jekyll and Hyde Louise Stevenson creates havoc for Dr. Jekyll, by showing us that Hyde is slowly taking over Dr. Jekyll. Dr. Jekyll originally created Hyde for his own enjoyment, a body in which he could “let go” his inner tensions and anger. Hyde however becomes too powerful for Dr. Jekyll to contain: “‘You are very good,’ sighed the other. ‘I should like to very much; but no, no, no, it is quite impossible; I dare not. But indeed,
Interests in math and science. Mr Hyde had developed a potion that allowed him to turn into Dr. Jekyll. Jekyll found a way to separate his good side from his darker side, by transforming himself into a monster free of consciences. But he later found that he was turning into more and more into Mr Hyde. He started turning into Mr. Hyde in random places, the transformations got worse and worse.
Soon, Utterson discovers that Mr. Hyde resides within the same building of his childhood friend, Dr. Jekyll. Through many mysteriously violent events, Mr. Utterson makes various connections between the strange behaviors of Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde’s personality and the strange happenings. Through Utterson’s investigations, he eventually finds out the truth behind the vile personality of Mr. Hyde and his connection with Dr. Jekyll. In the process of discovering the truth, the restless behavior of Dr. Jekyll proves that he was concealing the sadistic side of himself. Therefore, Mr. Hyde demonstrates that the desire to be violent is found within all humans.
Mr. Hyde is an impolite man, most likely always slouched. His appearance is very disgusting. Mr. Hyde eyes are deranged and his hair is long and wild. He lives with no remorse. Eventually throughout the story, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde turns into this evil person who can’t control himself.
He doesn’t know how to deal with this. He felt younger and happier at first, but then couldn’t do it anymore. On page 102 it says, “ My life has shaken to its roots; sleep has left me; the deadliest terror sits by me at all hours of the day and night. The author shows how just like that he was being described as a well respected man, with a happy life but now all of the sudden his life is terrible. Mr. Hyde has really changed him and he cannot get out of this state.
According to the text, Mr. Hyde roots from Dr. Jekyll, so we can assume that there is both Hyde in Jekyll and Jekyll in Hyde. When we look at the story we typically view Hyde as an evil being and Jekyll as a fairly pure being. This ideal is widely accepted; however, if we step back we see a glimpse of each other’s counterpart within themselves. Jekyll wanted to create Hyde so he could express the evilness within himself, without feeling guilty. By some standards, this could be considered immoral.
Dr. Jekyll is also responsible for becoming Mr. Hyde, and he is responsible for anything that happens while “under the influence” of
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” because the story takes place in Victorian England we see that the characters have no room for expression of emotions or violence. Everything they do is secret, so the more Dr Jekyll is repressed, the more he wants to be Mr Hyde. The original characteristics of Henry Jekyll are reflected as “...life of effort, virtue, and control” (pg. 172) because, most of his life his vice activities were maintained a secret. According to Jekyll, when evil is separated into one body, one will not know right from wrong because there is no conscious in a being of complete evil which was Hyde for
This in itself is answered and directly bought up by Jekyll in the book, with the quote: I believe that this quote explains that Dr. Jekyll feels that although Hyde is pure evil, he knows that there is also an evil side to Jekyll – he allowed Hyde to exist, fully well knowing that Hyde would be dangerous. Alongside the titular Hyde and Jekyll is Utterson – Jekyll’s best friend who is only trying to find the truth and bring righteous justice – compared to his colleagues, he is a lot less judgmental of bad actions; and will only choose to judge when he has answers. Throughout the story, Utterson is trying to find out the truth about Hyde – who he is, and where he came from, et cetera – as well as Jekyll, wanting to know information like why he entrusted his fortune to such an unknown and shady person such as Hyde – as shown in the
There are a number of differences and few similarities between the characters of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The differences between the two men are mental, physical and moral. They are two separate personalities. Dr. Jekyll is an extremely intelligent and sane man with many good friends, known for his kindness and affectionate nature. On the other hand, Mr. Hyde is less educated, detestable and a loner.
Through the character of Dr Jekyll character, we can see an unwillingness of entering the social order, which is made evident by Mr. Hyde, his direct opposite. At first he drinks the drug in order to enter into a realm that has no social mores, no laws from the father to follow. He assumes a Mr. Hyde, the new identity so as to test those boundaries. Through the “monster culture” we can establish that Dr Jekylls unconscious desire is personified in Mr. Hyde, and this will enable us to see Dr Jekyll as the illusion of reality and he was not whosever he claimed to be. He possessed unconscious desires which he had to let out.
“Hyde” is just Jekyll, having transformed his body into something unrecognizable". Jekyll does not make the potion to take away all evil away from himself. He created a potion that would allow himself to express his feelings without feeling guilt and facing any consequences effecting his respectable self. Dr. Jekyll in the novella is a respected professor and well known around the town. While Hyde on the other hand is almost the complete opposite.
Now I'm not saying that that he was crazy when he morphed into Mr. Hyde but he was a very evil side of the doctor. Mr.Hyde was a shorter angrier version of Dr. Jekyll, while the doctor himself was a peaceful man who would never hurt a fly, and he was a doctor, so obviously he would save lives. In the begginig the doctor was able to control his angry side,