Similarities Between Jekyll And Hyde

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1. There are essentially two key points when describing Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde. First is their physical appearances. Dr. Jekyll, as described by the text, is a “smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a stylish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness …” (1686). Dr. Jekyll seemed to be well like among his peers. Hyde, quite contrastingly, cast a seemingly unpleasant vibe. Hyde’s physical appearance was based purely on speculation for the majority of the narrative. Overall, Hyde was “pale and dwarfish, [giving] an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation, …” (1684). These general appearances between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde provide a basic building block to the character’s portrayal of “good” and “evil

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