Dr Henry Jekyll

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for a long time, jekyll has been aware of two aspects of his character in conflict
'two natures that contended in the field of [his] conciousness' 'stood already committed to a profound duplicity of life' he leads a double life in order to appear respectable while satisfying his desires in secret.
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his scientific interests focus on supernatural or spiritual aspects
his scientific studies 'led wholly towards the mystic and transcendental' he is concerned with the nature of the soul or personality rather than the physical body.
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as his feeling of duality and his scientific interests come together, he is ambitious and confident in his own in his own intellect
'i began to percieve more deeply than it has ever yet been stated, the trembling immateriality' of the human body. he sees his discovery as a unique advance in science that no one has approached before.
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he is increasingly tormented by the behaviour of hyde,becoming reclusive and fearful.
he will not venture out to walk with utterson and enfield. he is afraid that he will suddenly turn into hyde-as indeed he does start to do, while they are talking to him through the window.
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look for examples of irony
jekyll is described as 'an honest man paying through the nose for some of the capers of his youth' although enfield is wrong about the blackmail which he supposes jekyll is suffering this account of his situation is accurate in ways enfield cannot
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his scientific interests focus on supernatural or spiritual aspects

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his scientific studies 'led wholly towards the mystic and transcendental' he is concerned with the nature of the soul or personality rather than the physical body.

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as his feeling of duality and his scientific interests come together, he is ambitious and confident in his own in his own intellect

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he is increasingly tormented by the behaviour of hyde,becoming reclusive and fearful.

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look for examples of irony

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