Jekyll & Hyde Themes

Binary Opposites
Examples of things that are complete opposites. For example: good vs evil.
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Scientific Development
Religion was important in Victorian society. Many people believed that God created everything which Darwin contradicted with his theory of Evolution.
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Duality of Man
Reputable, Victorian gentlemen had to repress their inappropriate desires to maintain their reputation. If they were caught doing something considered incorrect, they would lose their job, friends and life as they knew it.
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Good vs Evil
This is demonstrated through Jekyll & Hyde's characteristics. Also, it links to the idea of reputation in Victorian society.
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Nature & Supernatural
Supernatural is shown through Jekyll's experiment of creating Hyde (another spirit). Nature is shown through Lanyon's response to Jekyll's experiment; disgust.
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Card 2

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Religion was important in Victorian society. Many people believed that God created everything which Darwin contradicted with his theory of Evolution.

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Scientific Development

Card 3

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Reputable, Victorian gentlemen had to repress their inappropriate desires to maintain their reputation. If they were caught doing something considered incorrect, they would lose their job, friends and life as they knew it.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

This is demonstrated through Jekyll & Hyde's characteristics. Also, it links to the idea of reputation in Victorian society.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Supernatural is shown through Jekyll's experiment of creating Hyde (another spirit). Nature is shown through Lanyon's response to Jekyll's experiment; disgust.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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