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‘ a man of rugged ...... ‘
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‘ countenance, never lighted by a smile ‘
- rough appearance
- never smiled ~ emotionless
- manly
- ‘rugged countenance’ - suggests he gives off a tough aura
2
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‘ backward .....’
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‘ in sentiment ‘
- Utterson is reluctant to show emotion
- ironic as his job deals with people and may require him to show emotion
3
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‘ yet somehow .....’
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‘ lovable ‘
- changes any bad opinion of Utterson
- shows that people actually like him
4
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‘ the last good .......’
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‘ influence in the lives of down-going men’
- loyal trustworthy friend
- seen as a role model for men who are described as ‘down-going’
- doesn’t judge people based on their actions
- he is a source of support for people who are in trouble
- positive anchor
5
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‘ something eminently......’
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‘ human beaconed from his eyes ‘
- metaphor
- a good person
- ‘beaconed’ guides someone or something from danger ~ Utterson may be that guide that guides someone away from danger
6
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‘ in any extremity inclined ......’
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‘ to help rather than reprove ‘
- doesn’t judge ~ qualities he must have for his job
- ‘inclined’ = willing to do something ~ caring character
7
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‘ chief jewel .....’
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‘ of the week ‘
- their walks were precious to them ~ valued the walks
- ‘chief jewel’ suggests that Utterson looks forward to these walks each week
8
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‘ like a fire ....’
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‘ in a forest ‘
- simile
- the area stands out in the town
- fire offers light and warmth but can also give a sense of danger and can be destructive ~ links to Hyde being small and looking like he’s harmless but he actually is very harmful
9
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‘ the man trampled ...’
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‘ calmly over the child’s body ‘
- juxtaposition
- doesn’t care that he is hurting the girl ~ calmly
- ‘calmly’ ~ abverb
- ‘trampled’ violent verb
10
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‘Sinister’ and ‘no windows’
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‘Sinister’ - threatening, not safe, evil, reflects Hyde’s character
‘No windows’ - isolated, secrecy
11
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‘Death or........
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unexplained absence’
- Jekyll knows his potential consequence
- mysterious
12
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‘Unscientific ....
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Balderdash’
- too wild for Lanyon
- goes against Lanyon’s rationality
- supernatural
13
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Closed the by-street was very solitary and, in spite of the........
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low growl of London from all around very silent’
‘The low growl of London’ - implies dangers of London at the times
Animalistic - Hyde - warning
14
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‘Concealed my .....
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pleasures’
- Reputation
- Concealed - secrecy , repression of desires
- Pleasures - hard to control
- mystery
- ‘pleasures’ hard to control
15
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‘Hyde alone in the ranks of making was pure evil’
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- Abnormal
- supernatural - gothic novels
16
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‘My new power........
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tempted me until I fell into slavery’
- New power tempted - can't resist , pleasures
- Fell - uncontrolled , inevitable
- Slavery - forced , controlled , doesn't want to but can't stop
17
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‘Sea of liberty’
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- Metaphor
- Almost complete freedom
- how Jekyll feels when he’s Hyde
18
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‘I was slowly losing.......
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hold of my original better self’
- Knows that being Hyde is wrong
- Regret
- Remorseful
19
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‘Hardly human’
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- Supernatural gothic monster
- Different to everyone
- Animalistic
- ( Created like Frankenstein by Jekyll )
20
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‘The moment I chose , I can be......
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rid of Mr Hyde’
- Reassuring himself - not sure
- Has control - ironic because later on he loses control of turning into Hyde - who over powers him Reassuring himself - not sure
- Has control - ironic because later on he loses control of turning into Hyde - who over powers him
21
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‘Ape like fury ‘
‘Bones were audibly shattered’
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- Power
- Animalistic
- Uncontrollable
- Doesn't care - no conscience
- animals act on instinct
- Darwin’s theory
22
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‘Like a district of some city in a nightmare’
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‘Some’ - doesn't look like London anymore, change
- ‘nightmare’ - frightening, unpleasant, terror
23
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‘Deathly sick’
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- How Jekyll looks when he’s at the window
- affected by Carew’s death
24
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Lanyon - 'had his death-warrant written legibly upon his face'
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- doomed
- dying of shock
25
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‘Distinguished future’
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- reputation
- better than normal
- respected
26
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‘Growl of London’
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- metaphor
- mr Hyde is described as animalistic, wild and menacing
- implies dangers and mysteries of London
- animal’s aggression
- warning that Hyde is an awful person
27
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‘ at night under the face of the fogged city moon’
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- metaphor
- describes how no one knew what Hyde looked like exactly
- the fog could represent something hiding him
- fog represents secrecy,mystery, hidden sides of human nature
28
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‘Good influence’ and ‘reputable’
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- he helps others and affects the positively
- reputation important in the Victorian Era
29
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‘A strong feeling.....
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Of deformity’
- not normal
- making assumptions
- links Hyde to pure evil
- ‘deformity’ sign of evil
- ‘feeling’ a sense rather than sight
30
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Like some disconsolate prisoner
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- prisoner of Hyde
- simile
- Jekyll is sad
- isolation
31
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That man is not truly one but truly two
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- duality
- ‘truly one’ most people believe we are one person but Jekyll argues something else
32
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‘It was Hyde and Hyde alone’
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- doesn’t take responsibility
33
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I am ashamed of my long tongue
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- doesn’t like gossip
- Enfield tells the first story about Mr. Hyde
- Victorian men are concerned with their reputation
34
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Hide-bound pedant
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- thinks Lanyon is too tradition ~ Lanyon thinks Jekyll is too modern
- not progressive
- not a risk taker
- opposite to Jekyll
35
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The fog still slept on the wing above the drowned city
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- reflecting Hyde’s control over Jekyll
- pathetic fallacy
- fog hovering over the town
- uncertainty, hidden secrets
- creates a creepy atmosphere
36
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I am chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also
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- alliteration
- ‘sinners’ taking responsibility
- damaging himself ~ punished
37
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‘A leap of welcome’
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- freedom
- risk
- not easy to control
38
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Sold a slave to my original evil self
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- Jekyll addiction ~ Stevenson’s addiction to cocaine
- Jekyll chose the devil ~ Hyde is pure evil
39
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If Satan’s signature upon a face, it is on that of your new friend
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- something about Hyde links to Satan
- ‘signature’ suggests that Hyde has come from Satan because he is pure evil