Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde Essays

1996 Words Dec 22nd, 2015 8 Pages
Hasan Sandhu
Mrs. Geidel
Dual Enrollment
22 November 2015
Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde
Everyone is full of many feelings and characteristics one of which is animalistic or chaotic characteristic in them. However the characteristic of being nice is inside everybody The two main characters being introduced are Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Jekyll drinks a potion making him and hide one person. Robert Louis Stevenson explains the animalistic state of mind through The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde. As the story goes on Jekyll and Hyde go on a long battle with Jekyll representing the good and hide being the bad.Dr. Jekyll needed something, or someone to represent the evil which has built up inside of him. He created this through experiments, which lead to a potion. This potion transformed him anytime he wanted. He was transformed into Mr. Hyde. Evil is just a small portion of men, that is why Mr. Hyde had a dwarfish appearance The two characters combined as one person taking Jekyll 's good personality turning it into an evil person like Hyde. In the book of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde the styles symbolism, characterization and narrative style are being represented to support the theme of freedom in good versus evil
The main theme running throughout the book is about the duality of human beings and the battle in all humans between good and evil. This book is very allegorical because the characters and events are representing other things and symbolically expressing a…

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