Similarities Between Jekyll And Hyde

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Likewise, being Hyde is an undoubtable power trip for Jekyll. This is best emphasized in his exclamation before transforming before Dr. Lanyon’s very eyes. “Not only are these words spoken as if by Jekyll but their melodramatic intensity offers a glimpse of the pride and ambition, as well as the desire for irresponsible pleasure, that went into the making of Edward Hyde, and that live in him as well.” (Garrett 193) The success of his transcendental experiment shows a marvelous new control over the human form and the human mind, after all. Plus, with a physique that no one would recognize was Jekyll and a conscious quelled by having Hyde as the decision-maker, what was the harm of having a bit of devilish fun? Consequentially, that first transformation …show more content…

They can be doing something completely innocent, such as walking home or hanging out with friends somewhere, and still get harassed by law enforcement. On the off-chance that they are breaking the law, even if it is something minor such as a traffic violation or possession of marijuana, they risk being arrested or even killed by an overzealous police officer. In contrast, other groups are rarely ever accosted, even when visibly suspicious. If they do have a run-in with an officer, the officer is usually must more courteous… Even if the person they are talking to is not. Their socioeconomic background, race, and able-bodies puts them in a position of power. Those that abuse this power the most are those with an abundance of power already. Money cannot buy happiness, but it certainly can pay for a lot of problems to go away, even at the expense of more vulnerable …show more content…

Residents of Michigan get undrinkable, unaffordable tap water while the world’s largest food and beverage company bottles the state’s most precious resource for next to nothing and sells it at a profit. This may seem unfair, but it is just the nature of the human beast. Those who they are taking from become less and less human in the eyes of the majority as they lose more control over their situation, until they are living in utterly inhuman

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