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1

“smooth-faced man of fifty”
“sincere”

Description of jekyll

2

"with ape-like fury, he trampled his victim under foot"

About Mr Hyde - uses atavism to show that Mr Hyde is less evolved
Hyde when he murders Carew; violent, animalistic nature of Hyde.

3

"It wasn't like a man; it was like some damned Juggernaut"

About Mr Hyde, said by Mr Enfield Chapter 1 - uses simile

4

"Mr Hyde shrank back with a hissing intake of breath"

About Mr Hyde - "hissing" = animalistic, snake like

5

"... he broke out in a great flame of anger"

About Mr Hyde - uses a metaphor

6

"a ghost of some sin, the cancer of some concealed disgrace"

About Dr Jekyll - uses metaphors

7

"I have had a lesson - O God Utterson, what a lesson I have had!"

Dr Jekyll, Chapter 6 - uses repetition

8

"If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also".

Dr Jekyll, Chapter 6 - uses anaphora (referring back to a word used earlier in a text or conversation)
Jekyll in his letter to Utterson; theme of reputation and dual nature.

9

"'If he be Mr Hyde' he had thought, 'I shall be Mr Seek'"

Mr Utterson, Chapter 2 - play on words

10

"Mr Utterson the lawyer was a man of rugged countenance"

About Mr Utterson - structural, opening line of the book

11

"I saw what I saw, I heard what I heard, and my soul sickened because of it"

Dr Lanyon, Chapter 9 - repetition

12

"Such unscientific balderdash"

Dr Lanyon - uses adjectives

13

"for the man trampled calmly over the child's body"

About Mr Hyde, said by Mr Enfield, Chapter 1

14

"'God forgive us! God forgive us!'"

Mr Utterson, Chapter 7 - uses repetition

15

"I have been doomed to such a dreadful shipwreck: that man is not truly one, but two"

Dr Jekyll, Chapter 10

16

“My devil had long been caged, he came out roaring.”

Jekyll in his letter to Utterson; theme of reputation and religion.

17

My evil, kept awake my ambition'

Jekyll in his letter to Utterson; theme of dual nature.

18

'I concealed my pleasures'

Jekyll in his letter to Utterson; theme of reputation. Victorian gentleman.

19

'I was thinking of my own character, which this hateful business has rather exposed'

Jekyll talking to Utterson after Carew's murder; Hyde was involved in the murder, theme of reputation.

20

“I swear to God I will never set eyes on him again.”

Lanyon and Jekylls friendship is broken.

21

'The moment I choose, I can be rid of Hyde'

Jekyll thinks that he is in control of Hyde; theme of dual nature.

22

'Should make his name stink from one end of London to the other'

Enfield talking about Hyde; theme of reputation.

23

'Henry Jekyll became too fanciful for me'

Lanyon talking to Utterson about why he and Jekyll are no longer friends.

24

Mr Utterson

"the lawyer"
"lean, long, dusty, dreary"
"somehow lovable"
"his affections, like ivy, were the growth of time"
"the last good influence in the lives of downward going men"
"austere with himself"

25

Dr Jekyll

"Such unscientific balderdash"
"One of his pleasant dinners"
"I have lost confidence in myself"

26

Mr Hyde

"That Damned Juggernaut"
"Small and plainly dressed"
"the body of a self destroyer"
"Broke out in a great flame of anger"
"something displeasing, something downright detestable."

27

Dr Lanyon

"Jekyll became to fanciful for me"
"I wish to see or hear no more of Dr Jekyll"

28

Secrecy

Closed doors + windows = desire to hide secrets
Never explained why Enfield was out at 3 am
Jekyll and Lanyon write letters about their experiences (left unread until the end)

29

Duality

"polar-twins"

30

Mr Enfield

"the well-known man about town"