The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonStrange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named John Gabriel Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde.
A study in dualism: The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Poster for an s stage adaptation of Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Strange Case of Dr. Hyde or simply Dr. The idea behind the story is that all people have two sides to their nature, one good and one evil. Henry Jekyll carries out scientific experiments in the hope of eliminating the evil side of human nature but only transforms himself into a vicious murderer. The story was originally intended to be a mystery , the reader being unaware of the true nature of the relationship between the respectable Dr.
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Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, something eminently human beaconed from his eye; something indeed which never found its way into his talk, but which spoke not only in these silent symbols of the after-dinner face, but more often and loudly in the acts of his life. He was austere with himself; drank gin when he was alone, to mortify a taste for vintages; and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years. But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove. And to such as these, so long as they came about his chambers, he never marked a shade of change in his demeanour.
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