Name 5 important themes throughout the novel.
Duality of man.
Victorian manners, reputation and society.
Good vs Evil.
Evolution and regression.
The duality of man in the idea of what?
That man has 2 sides to him.
One good and one bad.
How does Jekyll represent the theme of duality?
Jekyll separates himself into his 2 sides.
He enjoys freedom of being Hyde.
He struggles to turn his back on it.
How is the Victorian society important throughout the novel?
Jekyll battles with the constraints put on him by society, the facade he has to keep up in order to fit in.
How does Hyde go against Victorian manners, reputation and society?
He gives Jekyll the freedom to express the side to him that society makes him repress.
The theme of science is apparent throughout, how do we know Jekyll has extempore scientific ideas?
Jekyll is criticised by Lanyon for his ‘fanciful’ ideas.
What science does Jekyll like?
He is fascinated with ideas more traditionally associated with psychology and religion.
Both Lanyon and Jekyll are undone by their beliefs why?
Lanyon is in refusal to see beyond scientific.
Jekyll in the way he chooses to play God.
Good and evil is seen through what?
The encounters Hyde has with the world.
Good and evil can also be seen as what?
Jekyll vs Hyde.
Evolution and regress can be seen through what?
The character of Hyde.
Hyde is seen as being what?
Primitive and inspires fear and disgust in everyone he meets.
What made people question their previous beliefs on how man was created?
Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.
Hyde can represent what?
The fears on our evolution and the possibility of regression.