What does Utterson want to talk to Jekyll about when he stays behind after dinner?
He says that he has “a very great interest in Hyde,” and that if he is “taken away,” he wants Utterson to promise him that Hyde will get everything entitled to him in Jekyll’s will.
How does Jekyll respond when Utterson confronts him about the will at the dinner party?
How does Jekyll respond when Utterson confronts him about the will at the dinner party? Jekyll completely ignores the topic. Jekyll quickly concludes the party. Jekyll tries to dismiss the topic, then asks Utterson for his understanding.
What event had Utterson just attended when he spoke to Jekyll about the will?
What happens to Jekyll as Utterson and Enfield are talking with him?
What happens to Jekyll as Utterson and Enfield are talking to him? Why does Utterson say “God forgive us.” It reveals Utterson’s desperation. He is asking God to forgive him and Enfield for seeing this horrible event and just walking away without confronting Jekyll or helping him.
Why did Jekyll reveal his transformation to Dr Lanyon?
Why did Jekyll want to reveal his transformation to Dr. Lanyon? He needed someone to get the ingredients for the potion. He confides in Lanyon because he is a scientist and will understand more than the average person.
What does Poole think has happened to Jekyll?
The first thing Poole and Utterson notice had changed about Jekyll is his voice. What does Poole think has happened to Jekyll? Poole thinks that someone murdered Jekyll, and the murderer is pretending to be Jekyll.
Why does Poole think Jekyll has been murdered?
Poole and Utterson were looking for Jekyll when they heard Hyde behind the door. They broke down the door only to find the Hyde dressed in Jekyll’s clothing. The key was inside with Hyde, broken. Jekyll was locked in a room for days, so Poole thought he was killed.
What violent event happens when Jekyll finally becomes Hyde after two months?
What violent event happens when Jekyll finally becomes Hyde after two months?-He beat Carew to death after he took the potion again. 20. Why does Jekyll make the final choice that he does?-Because he caved into the urges he had to show his evil side again.
What does Jekyll tell Lanyon to take from one of his drawers?
Jekyll then orders Lanyon to break in to his study and go, alone, into the room and take out a specific drawer, which will have in it some powders, a phial, and a paper book, and take this drawer back to his own home.
How does Jekyll die?
Jekyll has developed a potion that allows him to transform himself into Hyde and back again. When he runs out of the potion, he is trapped in his Hyde form and commits suicide.
What does Dr Lanyon’s letter reveal?
Explanation: In his letter, Lanyon tells about that night where he went to visit Jekyll. Through a letter (which was not typical of him) Jekyll asks dr Lanyon to go to his home and follow specific instructions, which dr does. There, he narrates everything that happened that night.
What does Jekyll say about his youth in his letter?
What does Jekyll say about his youth in his letter? Jekyll says that because he was from a wealthy family and because of his good education, he gained the respect of all who knew him. He said that he was sometimes too spirited which annoyed him but others admired.
What does Jekyll say in his letter?
Jekyll says that he swears that he will never set eyes on him again and he is done with him in this world. That it is all at an end and he does not want Dr. Jekylls help and he is safe and never to be heard of again. You just studied 15 terms!
What happens to Dr Lanyon What does he send to Utterson and why is this mysterious?
Lanyon explains that he has had a great shock and expects to die in a few weeks. After the funeral, Utterson takes from his safe a letter that Lanyon meant for him to read after he died. Inside, Utterson finds only another envelope, marked to remain sealed until Jekyll also has died.
What did Lanyon see that shocked him?
He claimed to of had a shock and later died in his bed. Hyde allowed Lanyon to witness his change back into Jekyll. Jekyll then confessed his sings to Lanyon. Since Lanyon is such a Godly man, this literally shocked him.
What happens to Lanyon after he witnesses the strange event?
What happens to Lanyon after he witnesses the strange event? Lanyon ends the letter and says that what Jekyll told him afterwards is too shocking to repeat. He also says that the horror of the event has shaken up his life, and that he must die.
What shocks Utterson when he visits Lanyon What does he think is happening?
Utterson visits Dr. Lanyon and mentions that he looks ill. Lanyon tells him that he is a doomed man. Since Lanyon is such a Godly man, this literally shocked him.
What he told me in the next hour I Cannot bring my mind to set on paper?
“What he told me in the next hour, I cannot bring my mind to set on paper. I saw what I saw, I heard what I heard, and my soul sickened at it; and yet now when that sight has faded from my eyes, I ask myself if I believe it, and I cannot answer.
How does Dr Lanyon react when Mr Hyde touches him?
Lanyon is instantly repelled by him, especially when Hyde touches his arm. Hyde is impatient for the drawer, which Lanyon soon gives to him, and mixes a potion using chemicals from it. Hyde gives Lanyon the choice of letting him walk outside with the potion in the glass or watch as he takes it.
What is it that Dr Lanyon has witnessed that makes him say my life is shaken to its roots sleep has left me the deadliest terror sits beside me at all hours of the day and night?
Lanyon tells us that sleep has left him. Since sleep is not alive, it cannot make a choice to leave, so this is personification. The next example is when he tells us that the ”deadliest terror sits by” him.
Who says I sometimes think if we knew all we should be more glad to get away?
Lanyon’s view of life seems to have changed, with his previous certainty and confidence in science shaken. His statement ‘if we knew all, we should be more glad to get away’ (p. 31) means that there are mysteries we generally know nothing about, and that they are so terrible they make death seem attractive.
Why does Jekyll isolate himself?
Dr. Henry Jekyll isolates himself from his friends and from society so that he may pursue his scientific beliefs, whereas the monster in Frankenstein must face a life of isolation; not by his choice but by society’s cruel and discriminatory nature. In each case, man makes the decision weather or not to be isolated.
What could Lanyon’s death Symbolise?
As an embodiment of rationalism, materialism, and skepticism, Lanyon serves a foil (a character whose attitudes or emotions contrast with, and thereby illuminate, those of another character) for Jekyll, who embraces mysticism. His death represents the more general victory of supernaturalism over materialism in Dr.
How does Utterson feel when he is told that Jekyll is not home?
Utterson is shocked by the sense of evil coming from him. Utterson goes next door to warn his friend, Jekyll, against Hyde, but is told by the servant, Poole, that Jekyll is out and the servants have all been instructed by Jekyll to obey Hyde. Utterson is worried that Hyde may kill Jekyll to benefit from the will.
What is Utterson trying to figure out in his discussions with Jekyll?
Utterson, prompted by his conversation with Enfield, goes home to study a will that he drew up for his close friend Dr. Jekyll. It states that in the event of the death or disappearance of Jekyll, all of his property should be given over immediately to a Mr.
What does Jekyll make Utterson promise how does he justify giving his money and property to Hyde?
Jekyll tells utterson to put “his heart at rest” because he can get rid of Hyde at any time he wants. What promise does Utterson make to Jekyll? Utterson promises Dr. Jekyll that he will bear with hyde and get his rights for him and that Hyde gets justice.
On which days does Utterson go for walks?
As the story begins, Utterson and Enfield are taking their regular Sunday stroll and walking down a particularly prosperous-looking street.
Who does Utterson take a weekly walk with?
Jekyll and Hyde Revision
|What is Mr Utterson’s profession?||a lawyer|
|With whom does Utterson take a weekly walk?||Mr Enfield|
|What does Enfield see Hyde do late one night?||Trample a girl|
|Whom does Dr Jekyll’s will initially specify as his heir?||Hyde|
Who does Utterson go on walks with?
The novel begins with Mr Utterson taking his weekly walk with his friend, Mr Enfield. As they walk they pass through an alley and Utterson comments on a strange, derelict door that they pass. Enfield tells the story of how he saw a young girl being trampled by a strange man.
Why does Mr Utterson want to see Mr Hyde’s face?
Utterson wants to see Hyde’s face so he can identify and potentially arrest him in the future.