Mr. Hyde : The Dissociation Of Dr. Henry Jekyll Essay
An Annotated Bibliography
Barry, Peter. "Psychoanalytic criticism." Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1995. 92-115. Print.
Barry’s book discusses the major literary criticisms and theories within them. Within this particular chapter, Barry focuses on Freud’s work on the unconscious and its influence on the actions of individuals. Barry draws concentrate on repression and the idea that this “forgetting” of conflicts contributes to desires ultimately being “forced” out. This source is especially important as it blatantly expresses the phenomenon that occurs with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Davis, Colin. "From Psychopathology To Diabolical Evil: Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde And Jean Renoir." Journal Of Romance Studies 12.1 (2012): 10-23. Communication & Mass Media Complete. Web. 24 Jan. 2016.
This article contradicts Freud’s theory on unconscious desires and proposes that actions are a choice. Davis suggests that Stevenson’s novella can be a reflection of good versus evil; this is particularly true when the story is depicted through film. After World War 2, the story was altered to express that evilness is a choice. This begs the question; could Dr. Jekyll control Mr. Hyde? Davis’ article will help to determine the answer.
Felluga, Dino. "Modules on Freud: On Repression." Introductory Guide to Critical Theory. 31 Jan. 2011. Purdue U. 10 Jan. 2016.
Felluga’s article focuses…