Evil In Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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Good and evil has never left, Evil has been around since 1885. Evil will always exist. However evil was different then. In Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde the setting, the Victorian Era influences the characters actions in the novella. For instance crime is a rare occurrence and ruins your reputation . This is evident in the story because Jekyll created Hyde to commit crimes and be evil as shown by Jekyll as he says “think of it I did not even exist” (Stevenson 70). This shows that he cannot do anything wrong as Jekyll so he can stay trustworthy. Likewise the time frame decided the environment as Poole and Utterson walk Utterson notices “it was a wild cool… night of March with a pale moon lying on its back” (Stevenson 42).
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