character analysis of Mr Hyde

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  • Mr Edward Hyde
    • powerful
      • "It took on this occasion a double dose to recall me to myself; and alas!"
      • Each time Dr Jekyll turns into Mr Hyde, Mr Hyde gets stronger and makes it more difficult for Dr Jekyll to turn to his 'original' self.
      • This shows that Mr Hyde is getting stronger, as Dr Jekyll needs to use more drugs to return to his former self.
      • Towards the end of the book, Hyde becomes the dominant side to Dr Jekyll's personality.
      • The use of the exclamation mark suggests that this surprises and also scares Jekyll as he is unsure and wary of Hyde's power.
    • ugly
      • "There is something wrong with his appearance; something displeasing, something downright detestable. I never saw a man so disliked."
      • Everybody Hyde meets in the novel is afflicted with his 'nightmarish' appearance.
      • This quote from Enfield shows that he is greatly appalled and disgusted by Hyde's appearance, suggesting that he is other-worldly and doesn't belong in the reputable society of Victorian London.
      • He is described as ugly and Stevenson suggests he has the face of Satan.
      • The repetition of 'something' exaggerates how deformed Hyde is, as Enfield can't quite put his finger on it.
    • murderous
      • The use of the simile 'ape-like fury' describes Hyde as an animal capable of rages, not a human.
      • ...with ape-like fury, he was trampling his victim under foot, and hailing down a storm of blows.
      • This shows that Hyde doesn't care about his actions and has no control over his fiery, animalistic behaviour.
      • Hyde murders Carew and tramples on a little girl causing her legs to break.

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