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1

Common perception of Jekyll in society

pink of the proprieties, celebrated too
(what makes it worse) one of your fellows do what they call good

2

Lanyon's current relationship with Jekyll

I continue to take an interest in him for old times sake

3

Setting of Jekylls house

Ancient handsome houses
Air of wealth and comfort
Plunged into darkness

4

Jekyll's trying to 'kick the habit'

Fortnight later ... Give one of his pleasant dinners

5

Utterson's reaction to the thought of blackmail - shows the extent of it

It turns me cold to think of this creating stealing from (Jekyll)

6

Jekyll thinks he has control over Hyde

The moment I choose I can be rid of Mr Hyde

7

A scene after he says he has control over Hyde, he 'cried' that Hyde has to go - after Danvers Carew

I bind my honour that I am done with him

8

Utterson knows something is different about Jekyll - they are so good friends he can tell

Different from the creaking of Jekyll

9

Utterson knows somethings up- Jekyll's action is far too strange for a respectable man of the time

What could Jekyll want with .... Blasphemies

10

Jekylls last words - what he describes himself following the whole hyde issue

From ... Unworthy and unhappy friend

11

Why Jekyll felt ashamed of indulging in desires as Jekyll

I found it hard to reconcile with my impetuous desire to carry my head high

12

The effect Hyde has on Jekyll - and Jekyll knows it (is jekyll liking it?)

I knew myself to be more wicked, tenfold more wicked, sold a slave to my original evil

13

He felt empowered that he was able to cover up his pleasures by another person 'hired bravos' - (but could not deal with his desires himself ? - not really that strong)

I was the first that ever did so for his own pleasures

14

What connects Jekyll with Hyde

My two natures had memory in common ... All other faculties were most unequally shared

15

Jekyll's reaction to Hyde after he sees what he can do

It was the horror of being Hyde that racked me

16

Jekyll understand Hyde's emotions

I find it in my heart to pity him

17

Hypocrisy link

I was in no sense a hypocrite

(For both sides)

Dead earnest

18

Jekyll's emotion takes over his reason / he feels the need to add reason into emotion - may be guilty about being Hyde each time

Brought there later on for the very purpose of these transformations

19

Jekyll's view on what he and Hyde show

Man is not truly one but two

20

Jekyll does not regret what he has done

Pious aspirations ... Come forth an angel instead of a fiend

neither diabolical nor divine

21

Jekyll's pleasures before were worse when he was Jekyll

My pleasures were (to say the least) undignified

22

Jekyll's view on what pleasures he seeks with Hyde (less / the same as his own before? - confusing)

Undignified
I would scarce use a harsher term

23

What Jekyll was like when he was Jekyll (in between transformations)

He woke again to his good qualities seemingly


But we see guilt from Jekyll - like he feels bad about at the same time


Make haste...undo the evil done byHyde

24

Jekyll losing control

Slowly losing control of my original and better self

25

Jekyll did not like Hyde better - or does he?

I preferred the elderly and discontented doctor

26

Even when he tried to let go of Hyde, there was a bit inside him that couldnt

I neither gave up the house in Soho nor destroyed the clothes of Edward Hyde

27

Jekyll has permanently been scarred by hyde

Now how sadly altered

28

Hyde's effect on Jekyll at first

I felt younger, lighter, happier

29

Jekyll was shocked by what Hyde did - he didnt believe even his bad side capable of doing things like that

Henry Jekyll stood at times aghast

30

What is Jekyll described as in Chapter 3 by Utterson

Large well made, smoothed man of fifty, with something of a stylish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness

31

What is it about Utterson that foreshadows Jekyll's future at the beginning

frequently his fortune to be the last reputable acquaintance and the last good influence in the lives of downgoing men