What does Dr Jekyll do for a living?
Henry Jekyll. A respected doctor and friend of both Lanyon, a fellow physician, and Utterson, a lawyer. Jekyll is a seemingly prosperous man, well established in the community, and known for his decency and charitable works.
How does Jekyll justify continuing to become Hyde?
How does Jekyll justify continuing to become Mr. Hyde? They went from “undignified” to “monstrous” as Jekyll describes it. He justified himself by turning back into Jekyll and hurrying to undo the Hyde’s evils if at all possible.
What does Jekyll think happens to Hyde?
Jekyll believes the good that can come out of his experiment and how it benefits society is to separate people from their good and bad sides of their personality. Jekyll says he became Hyde instead of an angel, because the experiment’s purpose was to get his bad side to show through.
How does Dr Jekyll react to news of Hyde’s crime?
How do they react to each other? How does Jekyll react? He says that he does not approve of it and Jekyll says he can get rid of Hyde at any time. How much time passes before hyde is heard from again?
Who did Jekyll will all of his possessions to?
Jekyll is both a friend and a client, and Utterson knows that Hyde is connected in some mysterious way with Jekyll. In fact, in the event of his death or disappearance for more than three months, Jekyll has willed all his possessions to Hyde. Utterson decides to wait for Hyde to appear.
What message does Mr Hyde relay in his letter?
The letter is from Hyde, assuring Jekyll that he has means of escape, that Jekyll should not worry about him, and that he deems himself unworthy of Jekyll’s great generosity.
How is violence presented in Chapter 4 Jekyll and Hyde?
This chapter reveals the extent of Hyde’s evil. He brutally murders an innocent man, without provocation, and apparently without reason. Sir Danvers Carew is the second known victim of Hyde’s violence. Enfield witnessed Hyde trampling a young girl, but he did not kill her, or even seriously injure her.