Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" entering the vernacular to refer to people with an unpredictably dual nature: usually very good , but sometimes shockingly evil. Stevenson had long been intrigued by the idea of how human personalities can affect how to incorporate the interplay of good and evil into a story. While still a teenager, he developed a script for a play about Deacon Brodie , which he later reworked with the help of W. Henley and which was produced for the first time in In the small hours of one morning,[
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
On their weekly walk, an eminently sensible, trustworthy lawyer named Mr. Utterson listens as his friend Enfield tells a gruesome tale of assault. The tale describes a sinister figure named Mr. Hyde who tramples a young girl, disappears into a door on the street, and reemerges to pay off her relatives with a check signed by a respectable gentleman. Since both Utterson and Enfield disapprove of gossip, they agree to speak no further of the matter. Jekyll, has written a will transferring all of his property to this same Mr. Soon, Utterson begins having dreams in which a faceless figure stalks through a nightmarish version of London.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella by Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. Read the complete published text of Dr. Hyde here. See a complete list of the characters in Dr.
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis had a dream, and upon wakening had the intuition for two or three scenes that would appear in the story Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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