Dr Jekyll And Hyde Research Paper

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The relationship between Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde is complex, starting with the fact that they both share the same body yet they have physical differences between them. They also have a moral relationship, which is a relationship based in trustworthy that one has to another human being characterized in terms of any abstraction other than trust and common protection of each other’s body; in this case the same body. Dr. Jekyll also expresses a kind of affection towards Hyde as a father to a son, Dr. Jekyll being the father and Hyde being a rebellious son. For example, from time to time when Hyde needs Jekyll to get him out of trouble but further that, Hyde is self-centered. Sometimes Dr. Jekyll’s personality seems to occupy the body of Hyde or vice versa.…show more content…
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde share the same body, they display a different body. “Mr. Hyde was pale and dwarfish, he gave an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation” (page 18) On the other hand, Dr. Jekyll displays a friendlier face, “large handsome face of Dr. Jekyll grew pale to the very lips, and there came a blackness about his eyes” (page 23) Nobody can recognize them because even their height is different, “is a tall, fine build of a man, and this was more of a dwarf.” (page 56) Mr. Hyde looks younger than Dr. Jekyll although sharing the same body. They at least should have the same voice, but they don’t, Mr. Hyde has a “husky, whispering and somewhat broken voice” (page 18). Mr. Hyde is described as a Juggernaut, when Dr. Jekyll is described as a man with every mark of capacity and kindness. The first time Dr. Jekyll becomes Mr. Hyde, he feels younger and lighter. His cloth (Dr. Jekyll’s) is big for Mr. Hyde. Their differences are endless, making it barely impossible to recognize that they both share the same

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