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1

Summarise what happens in this chapter?

- utterson discusses the carew case with Jekyll
- Jekyll shows utterson a note he received from 'hyde'
- Mr guest analyses the note, and realises that its written in the same handwriting

2

Give a quote that tells us how Jekyll looked when utterson visited him?

"looking deadly sick"

3

What was in the note?

A message from Hyde assuring Jekyll that he should not worry about Hyde's safety for he (hyde) has a sure means of escape.

4

What does dr Jekyll promise Utterson in the chapter?

That he (jekyll) "would never set eyes on that man (hyde) again"

5

What conclusion does Utterson come to after finding out that the note was in Jekylls handwriting?

That Jekyll forged a note to cover for a murderer

6

"You have not been mad enough to 'hide' this fellow"

What technique is used here?

irony

7

the word 'cold' is repeated twice in the extract. in what instances and why?

- When Jekyll reaches out a 'cold' hand and when Uttersons blood runs 'cold' in his veins
- This may have been done to portray the cold, bitter atmosphere

8

What quote suggests that Utterson doesnt want Jekylls reputation to be tarnished?

"If it came to a trial, your name might appear"

9

What quote in this section reiterates the idea of keeping information secret?

"I wouldnt speak of this note" (Utterson to guest)