J&H THEMES

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  • Created on: 05-04-19 15:36
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  • Themes
    • Religion
      • JEKYLL
        • 'ORDINARY SECRET SINNER'
        • after Hyde murders Carew Jekyll becomes 'DISTINGUI-SHED FOR RELIGION'
      • HYDE
        • Stevenson links Hyde to evil through biblical language
          • 'SATAN' 'HELL' 'DAMNED'
        • 'THE SPIRIT OF HELL'
    • Duality
      • 'MAN IS NOT TRULY ONE BUT TRULY TWO'
      • 'RADICALLY BOTH'
      • HYDE
        • 'APE-LIKE FURY'
        • 'EXTRA ORDINARY APPEARANCE'
      • duality forms other themes: good & evil/ appearance& reality/ science & super-natural
    • Reputation
      • Stevenson reflects repression through Dr Jekyll
      • 'I CONCEAL MY PLEASURES'
      • 'IF IT CAME TO TRIAL, YOUR NAME MIGHT APPEAR'
      • Utterson is  wary of gossip and believes in not asking questions if something looks like 'QUEER STREET'
      • STEVENSON suggests that there is a gap between appearance and reality in the people of victorian London
      • Jekyll appears respectable, until he puts on a 'THICK CLOAK' of Hyde
    • Mystery
      • SETTING
        • 'THE MOON'
        • Stevenson uses pathetic fallacy to portray the mystery in the novella
        • 'THE FOG ROLLED'
        • 'THE NIGHT WAS CLEAR'
    • Good & Evil
      • JEKYLL
        • Jekylls evil side is greater than his good
        • Jekyll conveys the internal conflict between good and evil
        • Jekylls experiment was 'IN-COMPLETE' as she couldn't control the evil he unleashed
      • HYDE
        • Hyde's evil actions are described using oxymorons
          • 'TRAMPLED CALMLY'
        • Stevenson links Hyde to evil through biblical language
          • 'SATAN' 'HELL' 'DAMNED'
        • 'PURE EVIL'
        • 'WHOLLY EVIL'
    • Science
      • 'UNSCIEN-TIFIC BOULDER-DASH'
      • Stevenson uses vague language to present science as mysterious
      • 'SCIENTIFIC HERESIES'

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