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1

Before we even know Hyde he is likened to Satan

but carrying it off sir, really like Satan

2

Not only does Mr. Utterson seek to educate himself theologically, but he also keeps his schedule according to the ringing of church bells.

until the clock of the neighbouring church rang out the hour of twelve, when he would go soberly and gratefully to bed

3

Hindu deity Lord Krishna. In his dream, therefore, Mr. Utterson compares Mr. Hyde to a powerful god.

human Juggernaut trod the child down and passed on regardless of her screams

4

Again Hyde is compared to Satan

if ever I read Satan's signature upon a face, it is on that of your new friend

5

Utterson assumes it is blackmail
What he says that is strange to attribute to blackmail

He was wild when he was young; a long while ago to be sure; but in the law of God, there is no statute of limitations

6

Religion is part of building reputation fitting in with society - why we see lanyon is so religious

known for charities, he was now no less distinguished for religion

7

Hyde blasphemies Jekylls work - this is to drive Jekyll mad and torture him
Religion is rooted deep in the morality of Victorian Society

pious work... with startling blasphemies

8

Characters in the book have their own Victorian judgement but ultimately everyone knows no matter what your reputation, God is going to judge

I declare, at least, before God,


had fallen upon his knees and lifted his clasped hands to God
Jekyll asks for redemption

9

Often when seeing Hyde / a part of Hyde, characters turn to God in response

God bless me

God forgive us

10

Yet religion is deep rooted in all the science Jekyll believes in

had fallen upon his knees and lifted his clasped hands to God

11

Often when seeing Hyde / a part of Hyde, characters turn to God in response

God bless me

God forgive us

12

Yet religion is deep rooted in all the science Jekyll believes in

had fallen upon his knees and lifted his clasped hands to God

13

What was a doctor called in Victorian Society (or at least a bad one)

Sawbones

14

Dr. Jekyll’s good works involve religious service.

He came out of his seclusion, renewed relations with his friends, became once more their familiar guest and entertainer; and whilst he had always been, known for charities, he was now no less distinguished for religion. He was busy, he was much in the open air, he did good; his face seemed to open and brighten, as if with an inward consciousness of service. (6.1)

15

Dr. Jekyll reads and has opinions on religious works

Utterson was amazed to find it a copy of a pious work, for which Jekyll had several times expressed a great esteem, annotated, in his own hand, with startling blasphemies. (8.82)

16

God is named as the ultimate arbiter of guilt and innocence.

I declare, at least, before God, no man morally sane could have been guilty of that crime upon so pitiful a provocation. (10.18)

17

At the end of the day, Dr. Jekyll turns to God for redemption.

The pangs of transformation had not done tearing him, before Henry Jekyll, with streaming tears of gratitude and remorse, had fallen upon his knees and lifted his clasped hands to God. (10.19)