Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde Diction Analysis

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In The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson uses diction, imagery, and details to characterize both sides of his main character. I. Stevenson uses diction to characterize Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to create a mood for the story. A. “I cannot find words to thank you. I believe you fully I would trust you before any man alive, ay, before myself if I could make the choice…” “I only ask for justice I only ask you to help him for my sake when I am no longer here” (Stevenson 25) 1.This employs diction being used to show that Dr. Jekyll is a character that is appreciative and trusting. 2.The diction brings the reader to a mood of merriment upon reading this. B. Stevenson also uses diction to characterize Jekyll when stated”The night however was far gone into the morning black as it was nearly ripe for…show more content…
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde where it’s good and bad and Dr. Jekyll tries to right every wrong so that their conscience is clear 2. This gives the mood of satisfaction III.Stevenson uses imagery to characterize Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to create a mood for the story. A. Stevenson uses imagery to characterize Mr. Hyde by stating”Mr. Hyde was pale and dwarfish he gave an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation he had a displeasing smile he had borne himself to the lawyer with a sort of murderous mixture of timidity and boldness… and when he spoke it was husky, whispering and broken voice”(Stevenson 19) 1.This helps the reader to imagine what Mr. Hyde looks and his appearance it also describes his personality to be disturbing. 2.The mood that this creates is creepy and frightening. B.Stevenson also uses imagery and diction to characterize Mr. Hyde by stating” you remember your vows : what follows is under the seal of our profession and now you who have so long been bound to the most narrow and material views you who have denied the virtue of translational medicine you who have derided your superiors-
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