Mr Hyde

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  • Mr Hyde
    • 'with ape like fury, he was trampling his victim'
      • A simile which links to Darwinism and the theory of evolution. How we all have primal instincts like Mr Hyde
        • Furthermore the adjective 'fury' makes Hyde sound like a vicious creature with no control or mental breaks
          • The violence happens instantly and without aim or point. This conveys that Hyde enjoys hurting others as a sport
        • Tacitus said 'civilisation a thin veneer'. What appears to be on the outside is not necessarily the same inside
          • Furthermore the adjective 'fury' makes Hyde sound like a vicious creature with no control or mental breaks
            • The violence happens instantly and without aim or point. This conveys that Hyde enjoys hurting others as a sport
    • 'broke out in a great flame of anger'
      • Conveys that an enraged animal has just broken out of its cage and has escaped.
        • The metaphor suggests that the the devil has just been released causing havoc and mayhem, in the form of Mr Hyde
          • The noun 'flame' could be used to compare his anger to hell fire both evil and profound. His anger is fueled by hate
        • Hyde is presented as viscous and evil. Acting out of instinct despite there being no threat
    • "that masked thing like a monkey"
      • The simile compares Hyde's monstrous appearance to that of a prime mate.
        • This links back to ape like fury how Hyde is unable to control so he acts on pure instinct. Hyde is a monster a beast that does not fit into society. His short deformed appearance
      • The adjective 'masked' highlights how Hyde is concealing his face from the world
    • 'a dismal screech of mere animal terror'
      • Hyde's pain is described as animalistic  and beastly. However it conveys that the beast feel pain and has a weakness, rendering him somewhat mortal
        • The verb 'screeching' implies his cry is inhuman a piercing sound. Thus eliminating his humanity
          • The noun 'terror' conveys that Hyde is scared and instead of crying out he is screeching.
        • The noun 'terror' conveys that Hyde is scared and instead of crying out he is screeching.
      • On the other hand the verb 'screech' could link to 'hissing' a verb used in Chp1, how he still reacts with aim to scare or frighten the people around him
    • "shrank back with a hissing intake of breath"
      • The verb 'hissing' creates a sharp sibilant sound conveying the image of a snake
        • The snake could be representing evil and temptation, Genesis book 1
          • The 'hissing' could also be a warning implying that Hyde is aggressive and frightening. Or Hyde could also feel threatened and overwhelmed
  • 'broke out in a great flame of anger'
    • Conveys that an enraged animal has just broken out of its cage and has escaped.
      • The metaphor suggests that the the devil has just been released causing havoc and mayhem, in the form of Mr Hyde
        • The noun 'flame' could be used to compare his anger to hell fire both evil and profound. His anger is fueled by hate
      • Hyde is presented as viscous and evil. Acting out of instinct despite there being no threat

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