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1

“I was coming home from some place...”

“...at the end of the world, about three o’clock of a black winter morning.”
- Enfield - hints at duality.
Chapter 1

2

“For the man trampled calmly...”

“...over the child’s body and left her screaming on the ground.”
- Enfield about Hyde - child = innocent + vunerable - uncivilised and horror shown.
Chapter 1

3

“He was perfectly cool and made no resistance...”

“...but gave me one look, so ugly that it brought out the sweat on me like running.”
- Enfield - juxtaposition - alarming behaviour.
Chapter 1

4

“I had taken a...”

“...loathing to my gentlemen at first sight.”
Enfield - instant dislike - Mr Hyde is unnatural.
Chapter 1

5

“I saw that Sawbones...”

“...turn sick and white with desire to kill him.”
Enfield - everyone had violent urges, introduces duality.
Chapter 1

6

“Killing being...”

“...out of the question.”
Enfield - civillised rules keep them in check.
Chapter 1

7

“It was a night of little ease to his toiling mind...”

“...toiling in the mere darkness and besieged by questions.”
Utter sin - disturbed, distressed by horror of the story.
Chapter 2

8

“His imagination also was engaged, or rather enslaved...”

“...as he lay and tossed in the gross darkness of the night and the curtained room.”
Duality - both horrified and fascinated by story.
Chapter 2

9

“That human Juggernaut trod the child down and passed on...”

“...regardless of her screams.”
- Utterson - repetition of chapter one, obsession, fear and horror.
Chapter 2

10

“It had no face, or one that baffled him...”

“...and melted before the lawyer’s eyes.”
Utterson - fascinated by uncivilised.
Chapter 2

11

“Almost an inordinate, curiosity...”

“...to behold the features of the real Mr Hyde.”
Utterson - fascinated by the uncivilised.
Chapter 2

12

“On the 12th, and again on the 14th,

“... the door was shut against the lawyer.”
Utterson - use of dates shows dramatic changes in Jekyll’s behaviour.

13

“Well, life has been pleasant; I like it; yes sure, I used to like it...”

“...sometimes I think if we knew all, we should be more glad to get away.”
Lanyon - horror of duality kills Lanyon.

14

“”Utterson,” said the voice...”

“...”for God’s sake, have mercy!”
Hyde - fear.

15

“A dismal screech, as that of...”

“...mere animal terror, rang from the cabinet.”
Hyde - animal imagery/evolution.

16

“The lock burst and the...”

“...wreck of the door fell inwards in the carpet.”
Dramatic/violent.

17

“A cry followed; he reeled, staggered...”

“...clutched at the table and held on, staring with injected eyes.”
Lanyon - fear + shock.

18

“—there stood...”

“...Henry Jekyll.”
Dramatic moment in novel.

19

“My soul...”

“...sickened at it.”
Shock + fear.

20

“I feel that my days are numbered and that I must die...”

“...and yet I shall die incredulous.”
Can’t live with truth of duality - the shock will kill him.”

21

“The creature who crept into my house that night was, on Jekyll’s one confession...”

“...known by the name of Hyde and hunted for in every corner of the land as the murderer of Carew.”
Horror + animal imagery.