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1

Summarise what happens in this chapter

- Jekylls gives his full statement of the case

2

What quote supports the idea that man is two?

"Man is not truly one, but two"

3

The last chapter explores the "primitive....

duality of man"

4

Why did Jekyll keep his research secret?

Because his research went against religious beliefs during the period

5

What is an Id and who is the Id in the story

The part of the human persona that is based on instincts

Hyde is the id in the story

6

What is an ego and who is the ego in the story

The part of the human persona that is in contact with the outside world

Jekyll is the ego in the story

7

What is an superego and who are the superego in the story

The learned conscience of the human persona that allows us to fit in with society according to their beliefs

Victorian society are the superego in the story

8

Why did Jekyll feel more free as Hyde?

He didnt have to protect his reputation, in order to conform with the consensus in victorian society

9

How does the 'beast in man' and 'darwins theory' link in with Jekylls research?

We all have an id as part of our personality due to our biology

10

Give a quote that proves that Jekyll was ashamed of his past sins

"hid them with an almost morbid sense of shame"

11

What did Jekyll think life would be like if we could good an evil could be "housed in separate identities"

He though life would be "relieved of all that was unbearable"

12

What prime factor encouraged Jekyll to carry out his experiments?

"Temptation"

13

Give a quote that shows how Jekyll felt when he was Hyde and what technique is used here and why?

"younger, lighter, happier"

rule of three: id, ego, superego

14

In this chapter, what two words beginning with 'd' is evil associated with?

"deformity and decay"

15

"Edward Hyde was....

...pure evil"

16

What quote highlights the importance of reputation to other victorian gentlemen, except for Hyde?

"(everyone elses) own reputation sat under shelter....I did so (sinned) for my pleasures"

17

Give a quote that describes the discovery of going to sleep as Jekyll and waking up as Hyde?

"It was the hand of Edward Hyde"

short sentence: tension and effect

18

Give a quote that uses sibilance to foreshadow evil events and what does this do?

"i sat in the sun on a bench"

Evil events after this will greatly contrast with the calmness of the current situation

19

What quote by Jekyll is ironic in this chapter?

"my active goodwill"

20

Give a quote that uses a metaphor to highlight the importance of memory?

"the animal within me licking the chops of memory"

21

Give a quote that links Hyde with the devil in this chapter

"devilish fury"

22

Give a quote that uses rule of three, and why may Stevenson have done this

"shaken, weaken but refreshed"

23

Give a quote that proves that Hyde is scared of dying/suicide

"he fears my power to cut him off by suicide"

24

Analyse the last line of the book

"i bring the life of that unhappy jekyll to an end."

- full stop, straight after 'end', represents the demise of Jekyll
- Jekyll refers to himself as 'unhappy', showing his emotional state just before he died

25

Why does the passing of letters suggest?

- it suggests that letters were sent to represent secrecy as people couldnt openly 'talk' about taboo topics