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Jeckyll and Hyde
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1. Describe Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield
Mr. Utterson is a lawyer and his cousin is Mr. Enfield. Mr. Utterson is a rugged man who drank gin while he was alone he is boring but many people love him. Mr. Enfield was a well-known man around the town. They are cousins who take weekly walks together on Sundays
2. While Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield were walking, what did they see that reminded Mr. Enfield of an odd story?
They see the entry of the court.
3. Summarize Mr. Enfield's story. Include the way Mr. Enfield said he felt about the man.
he witnessed a man run into and trample a young girl. the crowd then despised him and forced him to repay the girl's family. he instantly had a distaste and hatred for the man upon viewing him
4. What did Mr. Enfield call the house, and why?
he called it Black Mail House; he thought that the man who entered to get the check had black mailed the owner for it, but it turned out to be genuine
5. What was the name of the man who walked over the child? How did Mr. Enfield describe him?
Edward Hyde. he had trouble describing him, yet he recalled that there was much wrong with the man's appearance; he was deformed and misshapen but cannot recall his appearance of the face
6. What is the relationship between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Utterson?
they are close friends
7. Which phrase in Dr. Jekyll's will bothered Mr. Utterson?
8. 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 a professional dispute.
9. Describe Mr. Utterson's meeting with Mr. Hyde. Include the way Mr. Utterson felt about Mr. Hyde.
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
10. 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
1. Summarize the discussion between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Utterson after the dinner party.
Utterson mentions the will, and Jekyll begins to make a joke about it, but he turns pale when Utterson tells him that he has been "learning something of young Hyde." Jekyll explains that the situation with Hyde is exceptional and cannot be solved by talking. He also insists that "the moment I choose, I can be rid of Mr. Hyde." But Jekyll emphasizes the great interest he currently takes in Hyde and his desire to continue to provide for him and makes utterson promise to protect him if he is to die
2. To whom did Dr. Jekyll compare Mr. Utterson during the conversation?
3. 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.
a maid sits at her window early in the morning and witnesses a murder take place in the street below. She sees a small, evil-looking man, whom she recognizes as Mr. Hyde, encounter a polite, aged gentleman; when the gentleman offers Hyde a greeting, Hyde suddenly turns on him with a stick, beating him to death. The police find a letter addressed to Utterson on the dead body, and they consequently summon the lawyer. He identifies the body as Sir Danvers Carew, a popular member of Parliament and one of his clients.
4. Where did Mr. Utterson and Inspector Newcomen go? Who was there? What did they find?
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
5. Who gave Mr. Utterson a note? What was the note about? Where was the envelope, and what was unusual about the postmark?
Jekyll shows Utterson a letter from Hyde, assuring Jekyll that he has means of escape, that Jekyll should not worry about him; there was no postmark on the letter
6. What else did Mr. Utterson discover about the note when he talked to Poole?
Utterson asks him to describe the man who delivered the letter; Poole, taken aback, claims to have no knowledge of any letters being delivered other than the usual mail.
7. Who was Mr. Guest? What did he discover? What was Mr. Utterson's conclusion?
he was Utterson's trusted clerk who discovered that Hyde and Jekyll's handwriting was exactly the same, just slanted differently. Utterson concluded that Jekyll would forge a letter for a murderer.
8. Describe all of the changes in Dr. Jekyll after Mr. Hyde's disappearance. What did he say about seeing Dr. Lanyon again?
Jekyll becomes healthier-looking and more sociable, devoting himself to charity. To Utterson, it appears that the removal of Hyde's evil influence has had a tremendously positive effect on Jekyll
9. 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
10. 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.
1. Where did Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield go for their Sunday walk? Whom did they see? What happened? How did they react?
they went on their usual route and passed the door of the court. they find Jekyll at the window and he complains that he feels "very low," and they suggest that he join them for a walk. Jekyll refuses, saying that he cannot go out then a look of terror comes across his face, and he quickly shuts the window and vanishes. Utterson and Enfield walk away in shocked silence.
2. What did Poole think happened to Dr. Jekyll?
he believes there has been some "foul play" regarding Dr. Jekyl
3. 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.
4. Whom and what did Poole, Bradshaw, and Mr. Utterson find when they broke the door down?
the men find Hyde's body lying on the floor, a crushed vial in his hand
5. 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)
6. Describe the messenger.
He was small, as I have said he had a remarkable combination of great muscular activity and great apparent debility of constitution, and the odd, subjective disturbance caused by his neighbourhood.
7. 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
8. 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.
1. 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
2. What did Dr. Jekyll do about his faults and irregularities?
he regarded and hid them with an almost morbid sense of shame.
3. In what direction did Henry Jekyll's scientific studies go, and why?
towards the mystic and the transcendental
4. Describe, in order, the process Dr. Jekyll went through when he prepared his tincture. Include the 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
5. 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.
6. 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
7. At one point Dr. Jekyll said he no longer feared the gallows. What horror did bother him?
the horror of being Hyde
8. 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
9. How did Dr. Jekyll describe Mr. Hyde's feelings for him?
As jekyll grew weaker, Hyde grew stronger; so he had a distaste for Jekyll and wished to supress him
10. 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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