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1

How is Dr Jekyll first described?

" a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty with something of a slyish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness."

2

How is Dr Jekyll described by Utterson- when he is sat by the window? Incident at the window

"with an infinite sadness of mien, like some disconsolate prisoner"

3

How is Dr jekyll described- Incident at the window 

‘The smile was struck out of his face and succeeded by an expression of such abject terror and despair"

4

Dr Jekyll was quite at ease.

How does he respond at the mention of Hyde by Utterson?

“Grew pale to the very lips” at the mention of Hyde; “a blackness about his eyes”

“The moment I choose, I can be rid of Mr Hyde”

5

Incident of the letter. After the murder of carew- how is he described when Utterson meets him?

"looking deathly sick"

"the doctor shuddered"

"feverish manner"

"held out a cold hand"

6

Henry Jekyll's full statement of the case. Quotes relating to duality.

  • “Man is not truly one, but truly two”
  • “primitive duality of man”
  • “a mere polity of multifarious, incongruous and independent denizens”
  • “The animal within me”
  • “A current of sensual images running...in my fancy” When we try to repress “doom and burden” of our instincts, they only return with “awful pressure”
  • "These polar twins should be continuously struggling"

7

Dr Jekyll's full statement of the case- how does he describe the drug that he took?

"It was neither diabolical nor divine; it but shook the doors of the prisonhouse of my disposition"