Jekyll and Hyde

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  • Jekyll and Hyde
    • Themes
      • Duality
        • Science vs Religion
          • "play-God"
          • Darwinism
        • Rational vs Experimental Science
          • Lanyon vs Jekyll
        • Appearance vs reality
          • Secrecy
            • Stevenson uses locked doors as symbols
              • The potion ingredients are locked away in a drawer
                • Rational vs Experimental Science
                  • Lanyon vs Jekyll
              • Jekyll shuts the window on Utterson and Enfield when he feels the change happening
          • Reputation
        • Good vs Evil
        • "man is not truly one but truly two"
    • Character
      • Dr Jekyll
        • ambitious
          • "an honourable and distinguished future"
        • Respectable gentleman
          • "well-known and highly considered"
        • Desperate
          • "risked death"
      • Dr Lanyon
        • Affable
          • "welcomed him with both hands"
        • Sociable
        • Respected
        • Rational Science
          • refers to Jekyll's work as "unscientific balderdash"
        • Conventional
          • "Jekyll became too fanciful for me"
        • His death represents the death of rational science
          • "  have had a shock and I shall never recover"
      • Enfield
        • Victorian gentlemen values
        • Reputation is important
          • Victorian gentlemen values
          • "ashamed" of his "long tongue"
        • Witnessed the crime of Hyde trampling the girl
    • Context
      • Published in 1886
        • Victorian era
      • The Victorian gentleman
        • Respectable
        • trustworthy
      • Industrial Revolution
        • Smog- pathetic fallacy
      • SCIENCE
        • Darwin
        • Pharmacology
        • Psycology
        • Graphology
        • Physiognomy
      • Gothic Fiction
        • Fascination with deformity and supernatural
          • Circuses
      • Drug addiction
      • Madness

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