Dr Jekyll's Demonic Identity

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Dr Jekyll follows nearly the same path Viktor does towards finding his demonic identity. Choosing science over religion; Dr Jekyll gives in to his inner demons and creates the potion that will bring his demonic identity forth. Different from Viktor: Dr Jekyll is already aware of what is within his own psyche, and with his misuse of science he hopes to give into it. Viktor does not know what lies beneath his own idea of self and realizes with his experiments what he is capable of. The transformation of Jekyll to Hyde is the definition of not only “monstres doubles” but also what demonic identity can be. A lesser but still powerful evil side to a character; one which seeks to go against both society and what the original character’s self
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