Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde Analysis

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The crime that Mr. Poole assumed had happened was the murder of Dr. Jekyll, and that Mr. Hyde was replacing him in the laboratory. “It was for one minute that I saw him, but the hair stood upon my head like quills. Sir, if that was my master, why had he a mask upon his face?" (pg. 84). The mask is a sanctuary of refuge where Dr. Jekyll’s malicious thoughts can reside. Consequently, he wears it to veil his evil blackened soul from the general public. But here, he conceals his darkest secret even from his very best friend, Mr. Utterson. “I am painfully situated, Utterson; my position is a very strange--a very strange one. It is one of those affairs that cannot be mended by talking.” (p.57). This is a terrible tragedy in which Dr. Jekyll must

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