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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Adam Kruschke

on 21 March 2013

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Transcript of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Robert Louis Stevenson Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde -Born on November 13, 1850
-Scottish novelist and poet
-only child
-strange looking kid; found it
hard to fit in
-always loved writing stories
-wrote his first book, The Pirate,
in 1871
-Married Fanny Osbourne in 1880 Character List... -Mr. Utterson: successful lawyer; friend of Dr. Jekyll and Dr. Lanyon
-Henry Jekyll: wealthy doctor with a secret; protagonist and antagonist
-Edward Hyde: dwarf, hideous looking man who is a murderer; the benefactor of Dr. Jekyll; also the protagonist and antagonist
-Dr. Lanyon: good friend of Mr. Utterson and Dr. Jekyll
-Mr. Enfield: takes walks with Mr. Utterson; points out the mysterious
-Mr. Poole: Dr. Jekyll's butler
-Mr. Guest: Mr. Utterson's clerk and trustee EXPOSITION... In the beginning of the story, we are
introduced to one of the main characters,
Mr. Utterson, and another character, Mr.
Enfield. In their walks around the city of london,
Mr. Enfield points out the mysterious door
that sparks the first mystery in the story,
which we later find out is where the battle
between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde takes place. Rising Action... A girl sees Mr. Hyde
trample Sir. Danvers to death and then a man hunt for Mr. Hyde is set out. Climax... Mr. Utterson reads a letter
from Dr. Lanyon. In the letter
Dr. Lanyon explains how he
witnesses Mr. Hyde transform
into Dr. Jekyll. After reading the
letter, there is finally a connection
between the mysterious people. Falling Action... When Mr. Utterson reads the
letter From Dr. Lanyon and we
learn part of the truth behind Dr. Jekyll. Resolution... Mr. Utterson reads Dr. Jekyll's
letter that explains his motives
behind making Mr. Hyde, and
begins his explanation starting
when he was a kid. Explanation The story explains how every person has a good side and bad side. It shows it by having Dr. Jekyll being the good side, and Mr. Hyde as the bad side, and explains what happens because of their actions.
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