Jekyll and Hyde: themes + quotes

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  • Jekyll and Hyde
    • GOOD VS EVIL
      • "last good influence in the lives of downgoing men" (Utterson's description)
      • "housed in seperate identities" (Jekyll)
      • "two characters as well as two appearance"   "one was wholly evil"     "other was still the old Henry Jekyll"  (Jekyll)
    • FRIENDSHIP
      • "sprang up" and "welcomed him with both hands"  (Mr Utterson and Dr Lanyon
      • "wrong, wrong in mind"    (Lanyon about Jekyll)
      • "sincere and warm affection"  Jekyll about Utterson
    • REPRESSION
      • "My devil had long been caged, he came out roaring"    (Jekyll)
      • "my virtue slumbered; my evil kept awake by ambition." / "projected Edward Hyde"(Jekyll's confession)
      • "drank gin when he was alone to mortify the taste for vintages"  (Utterson)
    • VIOLENCE
      • "the man trampled calmly over the child's body (chapter 1)
      • "with ape like fury" (Hyde killing Sir Danvers Carew)
      • "grinding in the bones" / "horror of the spirit"     (jekyll's confession)
    • RELIGION
      • "I read Satan's signature upon a face" (Utterson about Hyde)
      • "fallen upon his knees and lifted his clasped hands to God"  (Dr Jekyll)
      • "my devil had been long caged"
    • SCIENCE VS NATURE
      • "like a man restored from death" (Lanyon's letter about transformation)
      • "body of a man sorely contorted and still twitching"
      • the discovery "at last overcame the suggestions of alarm"
    • DUALITY OF HUMAN NATURE
      • "I was radically both"  (Jekyll's confession)
      • "commingled out of good and evil" (Jekyll's confession)
      • "man is not truly one, but truly two"

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