Science and the Unexplained - Jekyll and Hyde

A mindmap on science and the unexplained in Jekyll and Hyde - for GCSE English Literature (OCR).

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  • Science and the Unexplained
    • 'led wholly towards the mystic and the transcendental'
    • Darwin
      • This period= people starting to discover that God wasn't responsible for everything
    • the
    • Supernatural
      • Hyde
        • 'was the haunting sense of unexpressed deformity with which the fugitive impressed his beholders.
          • Difficult to describe him, because he is non human
    • Jekyll
      • Man of science
    • Lanyon
      • Jekyll
        • Man of science
      • Not interested in science
        • 'being a man of no scientific passions'
      • Likes a rational brand of science
        • Can't believe Hyde's transformation
          • 'I cannot bring my mind to set on paper'
    • Hyde
    • God is against it
      • 'and God grant that there be nothing wrong.'
      • "Amen, Poole'.
    • Jekyll performs own scientific experiments
      • 'The powders were neatly enough made up...'
    • Some things were made to not be changed
      • Hyde
        • Only God decides
      • + things we don't truly understand
        • 'unknown impurity which lent efficacy to the draught.'
          • Jekyll, a scientist does not understand how the potion works
    • The risks of science
      • Hyde = risks


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