Essay On Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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“The Raven” and “Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde” Comparative essay Delusional: When a person is disconnected from reality. It can be caused by many conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or even sometimes mental disorders aren’t always necessarily preexisting and can even be caused by certain medicines being mixed with each other. Whatever the case mental disorders should be recognised and treated instead of stigmatized (as in a lot of cases). Most mental disorders when treated are manageable, but when left untreated can manifest in other ways.In both stories the untreated mental problems manifested in hallucinations(poes case) and violence(Hyde’s). In Poe 's case his delusions were caused by emotional trauma (wife 's death) that manifested into him seeing a raven. In Dr.Jekyll’s case it was a preexisting condition,that is known as multiple personality disorder,(this disorders existence is very debated)…show more content…
“The Raven” and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” are more different than they are alike is another possible theme. This is incorrect due to the fact the characters and theme are very similar in both stories. They are connected through insanity. A quote that shows this is deep in the darkness peering, long I stood there wondering fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” this shows how Poe is disconnected from reality and is mentally unstable because his mind produces a delusional version actuality. Another quote from “Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde” is, “I saw two figures: one a little man who was stumping eastward at a good walk, and the other a girl of eight or ten who was running as hard as she was able down a cross street...for the man trampled over the girl 's body.” These quotes show how both characters are insane,which is a common factor that connects these two stories. This shows how the the stories are alike from insanity, which is shown in the theme of problems can manifest into other things (insanity in the case of these
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