Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" brings the double personality theme, but, the story itself is about the mystery behind Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde's connection. The whole story goes around Mr. Utterson - a decent lawyer - trying to find out what is wrong with his dear friend, Henry Jekyll, and what is his relationship with the devilish man, also known as Mr. Hyde. On the end of the story, the reader finds out that Mr. Hyde is Jekyll's evil side: the doctor was fascinated by the duality of human nature and decided to do some experiments to separate his two sides, the good one and the evil one. Henry Jekyll wanted to do things that he couldn't because of his reputation and social morals, therefore, the best and only way of doing what he really wanted to was to have another side that no one knew. On the other hand, he didn't know how evil his other side could be: Mr. Hyde was purely evil and Dr. Jekyll wasn't purely good.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are very different individuals Jekyll is handsome and good in the eyes of the community, whereas Hyde is ugly, evil and described as “like a money” when viewed through society’s glasses. Hyde is illustrated as animalistic and deformed mainly to evoke an evil character. When the murder of Sin Danvers Crew happens, Hyde showed the symbol of evil, by beating up Mr. Crew so hard with the cane that his bones are “audibly shattered”. Dr. Jekyll tells the power of evil Mr. Hyde through a letter he wrote to Mr. Utterson, “I began to be aware of a change in the temper of my thought, a greater boldness, a
But he has no choice but to let Justine take the fall for the death of his brother because he fears being seen as a madman. Later when Victor is told by his monster that he would leave to South America if Victor makes a second creation, he agrees until he selfishly destroys the second creation. “You have destroyed the work which you began...Do you dare to break your promise?” (181). Victor knew the consequences. He failed his parental duty to take care of his child and his needs and as a result he got Elizabeth killed.
He lives with no remorse. Eventually throughout the story, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde turns into this evil person who can’t control himself. Dr. Jekyll is suffering from this mental disorder often called split personality. For many years Dr. Jekyll has suffered from this order fighting the evil until he couldn’t fight it anymore. Later on Dr. Jekyll turns into this short, young, and remorseless guy.
Farewell!” For the valiant warrior, Othello, we must all learn that there is always more than one side of the story. Othello’s mind was so poisoned by Iago’s lies about Desdemona and Cassio that in his jealous rage, he forgot to find out the truth between Desdemona and Cassio from them and other witnesses. He loved Desdemona with all his heart and soul, but his pride and his gullibleness destroyed
Many of the other characters in the book refer to him as being dwarfish, pale, "something displeasing,something down-right destestable" (Stevenson, Chapter 1). Mr. Hyde had no morals. He had no sense of right or wrong. He murdered Sir Danvers Carew. "Mr. Hyde broke out of all bounds and
This is the big reveal of the novel and informs the reader that the two men are one and the same. He described Mr Hyde as he transforms. RLS says he’ reeled, staggered clutched at the table’. This shows that the potion is painful, he is close to passing out as Mr Hyde and waking up as Dr Jekyll. This makes us question what is in the potion and why someone would he take it if it causes him pain.
The womimagean in the wallpaper is representing the situation that Jane is in, trapped. In Jekyll and Hyde Louise Stevenson creates havoc for Dr. Jekyll, by showing us that Hyde is slowly taking over Dr. Jekyll. Dr. Jekyll originally created Hyde for his own enjoyment, a body in which he could “let go” his inner tensions and anger. Hyde however becomes too powerful for Dr. Jekyll to contain: “‘You are very good,’ sighed the other. ‘I should like to very much; but no, no, no, it is quite impossible; I dare not.
Dr. Henry Jekyll is a respected doctor and physician who since his youth days has secretly engaged in corrupt behavior and actions. Jekyll finds his dark side a burden and is determined to separate his good side from his corrupt side by undertaking experiments. Through those experiments, he creates Mr. Hyde finding a way to transform himself into another being so that he fully becomes his evil half. Mr. Edward Hyde is the alter evil ego of Henry Jekyll who is called “ugly and deformed” in the story many times, though no one can say why, he is an evil man who is repugnant and cruel. Hyde is created or comes to life through a potion Jekyll creates that
Although in NH’s gothic novel, The Scarlet Letter, Roger Chillingworth presents as a well-respected physician. As the story progresses, Hawthorne’s wicked imagery and evil symbolism reveal his true nature to illustrate him as a dark and sinister figure obsessed by revenge. In the first appearance of Roger Chillingworth at the Scaffold scene, he comes across as being likable and calm, yet he is seen as hideous but intelligent with wrinkled features. “...stood a white man, clad in a strange disarray of civilized and savage costume” (58). His “civilized and savage costume” shows how strange he looks from the beginning.