- Draw around your two hands on a double page of your book. In each of the fingers find quotations that show the two sides of his personality. Then give an explanation to what this suggests about him.
- Zoom in on the AO2 – What language devices are used?
- On the one hand Dr Jekyll is well respected and intelligent. Therefore fill this hand with quotations representing the good in Jekyll.
- On the other hand Dr Jekyll is unpredictable and has a darker side. Fill this hand with quotations that illustrate that, even as Jekyll, he is a disturbed character.
Some Jekyll Quotations
- “Every mark of capacity.”
- “fond of the respect” people give him.
- “a more commonly grave countenance before the public.”
- “profound duplicity of life.”
- Jekyll want to rid himself of “the curse of mankind.”
- Slowly “losing hold of my original and better self.”
- Jekyll commands “all men’s respect.”
- Jekyll has “more than a father’s interest in Hyde.”
- “Chief of Sinners but the chief of sufferers also.”
- it was thus rather the exacting nature of my aspirations, rather than any degradation of my faults, that made me who I was.”