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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde EXAM
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varied; greatly diversified
place trust in
unable to express one's thoughts
a great fire
reflected over and over
expressing grief or sorrow
person under the influence of a patron
relating to money
Describe Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield from the opening pages of the book.
he was a man that was a very reserve lawyer that was not judgmental and was lovable
While Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield were walking, what did they see that reminded Mr. Enfield of an odd story?
Mr.Enfield saw the door that reminded him of the guy who ran over the girl
Summarize Mr. Enfield's story. Include the way Mr. Enfield felt about the man.
He was walking on a cold night about 3am and saw a girl run into a man who ran over her. He ran after Mr Hyde and helped the girl. He did not like Mr Hyde at this first encounter.
What did Mr. Enfield call the house, and why?
Black mail house, because he thought that Mr Hyde was blackmailing Dr Jekyll.
What was the name of the man who walked over the child? How did Mr. Enfield describe him?
Mr Hyde, and was described as questionably deformed.
What is the relationship between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Utterson?
they are close friends and Utterson is Jekyll's lawyer
Which phrase in Dr. Jekyll's will bothers Mr. Utterson?
in the event of the death or disappearance of Jekyll for longer than 3 months, all of his property should be given over immediately to a Mr. Edward Hyde.
To whom did Mr. Utterson go to discuss his concerns? What were this person's comments?
Dr. Lanyon; he has never heard of Hyde and has fallen out of communication with Jekyll as a result of concern where Jekyll's scientific knowledge was going
Describe Mr. Utterson's meeting with Mr. Hyde. Include the way Mr. Utterson felt about Mr. Hyde.
After stalking Hyde and meeting him at the door, He asks Hyde to show him his face, so that he will know him if he sees him again; Hyde shows his face, and Utterson feels appalled and horrified yet cannot pinpoint exactly what makes Hyde so ugly
What did Mr. Utterson discover when he went to Dr. Jekyll's house?
that Hyde has a key to the laboratory and that all the servants have orders to obey Hyde
Summarize the discussion between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Utterson after the dinner party.
Utterson thinks hyde is blackmailing Jekyll, wants to help J. Jekyll says he isn't that bad and too stick up for hyde.
To whom did Dr. Jekyll compare Mr. Utterson during the conversation?
Lanyon, because he was so distressed
Describe the murder. Tell when it happened in relation to the rest of the story. Give the name of the murderer, the victim, and tell who saw the murder. Describe what the murdered man was carrying. Tell who identified the body.
One year earlier. Hyde beats Carew with a cane. The maid see's it all. Carew was carrying a letter to Utterson. Utterson identified the body
Where did Mr. Utterson and Inspector Newcomen go? Who was there? What did they find?
Goes to Hyde's house. The housekeeper was glad he was in trouble. They found the other half of the cane and partially burned checkbooks.
Who gave Utterson a note? What was the note about? Where was the envelope, and what was unusual about the postmark?
Jekyll gave Utterson the note (from hyde) - J burned the envelope and no postmark, it was handed in
What else did Utterson discover about the note when he talked to Poole?
no one dropped a note off that day
Who was Mr. Guest? What did he discover? What was Mr. Utterson's conclusion?
Jekylls head clerk-Discovered the handwriting was from the same person but with a slight tilt - Utterson believes Jekyll forged the note for the murder
Describe all of the changes in Dr. Jekyll after Mr. Hyde's disappearance. What did he say about seeing Dr. Lanyon again?
Dr.Jekyll was very nice and welcoming. Started having people over, entertaining, looked much better
After a few nights of being refused entrance to see Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Utterson went to visit Dr. Lanyon. Summarize the visit, including what Mr. Utterson thought was wrong. What did Dr. Lanyon say about Dr. Jekyll? What later happened to Dr. Lanyon?
He finds Lanyon in very poor health, pale and sickly, with a frightened look in his eyes. Lanyon explains that he has had a great shock and expects to die in a few weeks. Lanyon violently demands that they talk of anything but Jekyll. He promises that after his death, Utterson may learn the truth about everything, but for now he will not discuss it. soon after, lanyon dies
Describe the envelope Mr. Utterson receives. Tell who gave it to him, what it says, and what is inside.
After the funeral, Utterson takes from his safe a letter that Lanyon meant for him to read after he died. Inside, Utterson finds another envelope, marked to remain sealed until Jekyll also has died. Out of principle, Utterson overcomes his curiosity and puts the envelope away for safekeeping.
Where did Utterson and Enfield go for their Sunday walk? Whom did they see? What happened? How did they react?
they go to inspect Hyde's home; his landlady was there; they found The police find the murder weapon and the burned remains of Hyde's checkbook
What did Poole think happened to Dr. Jekyll?
he believes there has been some "foul play" regarding Dr. Jekyl
Poole said Dr. Jekyll had been asking for something all week. How was he asking for it? What was it? What type did he want?
he is desperate for a drug that no drugstore in london sells. he was demanding it all week and would write his orders on a sheet of paper and throw it on the stair.Every time Poole brought the stuff back, there would be another paper telling me to return it, because it was not pure, and another order to a different firm.
Whom and what did Poole, Bradshaw, and Mr. Utterson find when they broke down the door?
the men find Hyde's body lying on the floor, a crushed vial in his hand
Summarize the note Dr. Lanyon received. Tell when he received it, what it said, and who had signed it.
the note had explained the directions that Lanyon recieved from Jekyll to obtain the substances for the drug that he will use. he instructs him to give these ingredients to a visiter that will come and deliver them to jekyll himself. if Lanyon did not follow these orders, it would be likely that jekyll will die. it was signed H.J. (henry Jekyll)
Retell, in order, the events at Dr. Lanyon's house.
he gave the messenger the substances and the messenger then asked for a graduated glass. he asked Lanyon if he wished to know why he was doing all of this, and of course Lanyon said he would. lanyon then witnessed the man drink the mixture and soon he turned into Jekyll
How did Dr. Lanyon say he felt after this meeting?
he says that what Jekyll told him afterward is too shocking to repeat and that the horror of the event has so wrecked his constitution that he will soon die.
What did Henry Jekyll say his worst fault was? What was difficult about this fault?
a certain impatient gaiety of disposition, such as has made the happiness of many, but he found it hard to reconcile with my imperious desire to carry my head high, and wear a more than commonly grave countenance before the public
What did Dr. Jekyll do about his faults and irregularities?
he regarded and hid them with an almost morbid sense of shame.
In what direction did Henry Jekyll's scientific studies go, and why?
towards the mystic and the transcendental
Describe, in order, the process Dr. Jekyll went through when he prepared his tincture. Include his results.
after much research, he eventually found a chemical solution that might serve his purposes; he purchased a large quantity of a particular salt to be the last ingredient required; and late one night, he compounded the elements, watched them boil and smoke together in the glass, and when the ebullition had subsided, with a strong glow of courage, drank off the potion; he feels a grinding in the bones, deadly nausea, and a horror of the spirit that cannot be exceeded at the hour of birth or death. Then these agonies began swiftly to subside and he knew that this version of himself was significantly more evil than his old self and was aware that he had shrunken, though he did not have a mirror to view himself
What was Dr. Jekyll's theory on Hyde's different size?
The evil side of his nature was less robust and less developed than the good which he had just deposed. Evil had left on that body an imprint of deformity and decay.
Dr. Jekyll said he had two characters and two appearances. Describe and name each.
Jekyll- and old, very generous and well-liked man; this was the good side of himself - Hyde- a small, disturbing man who everyone hates to look at; murderer; the evil side of his person
At one point, Dr. Jekyll said he no longer feared the gallows. What horror did bother him?
the horror of being Hyde
What started happening to Dr. Jekyll the day after he visited Dr. Lanyon?
He would fall asleep and wake up the opposite person that he fell asleep as
How did Dr. Jekyll describe Mr. Hyde's feeling for him?
As jekyll grew weaker, Hyde grew stronger; so he had a distaste for Jekyll and wished to supress him
What conclusion did Dr. Jekyll draw about the original powder?
the original salt must have contained an impurity that made the potion work
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