Dr Jekyll And Hyde Gothic Analysis

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One of the ways to show the Gothic elements of Jekyll & Hyde is to start with one of the biggest and easiest examples. The setting of the book is in the huge and vast area of London, The book talks about the various locations of London. This fits the bill of one of the Gothic examples, this example being Extreme Landscape. This book also manages to have the Byronic Hero also be the villain at the same time. Dr. Jekyll is very elegant, very sophisticated, as well as intelligent. Jekyll struggles with emotional conflicts and definitely has a troubled past, he most definitely has dark attributes. The dark attributes being the fact that he has a mysterious potion that he drinks in order to become Mr. Hyde and fulfil the greatest and most evil desires

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