Similarities Between Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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From birth, humans are born with some sort of moral code. The moral code that humans are born with isn’t necessarily a good set of morals, because humans are born with a evil moral beliefs. There isn’t a single human that has been born with a set of all good morals, in other words, all of mankind is inherently evil. Robert L. Stevenson’s book,, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, perfectly demonstrates that mankind is inherently evil. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a story about a man, Dr. Jekyll, who creates an alter-ego, Mr. Hyde, by drinking a potion that pleases his evil needs. Jekyll was born with a dual personality and he discovers something as he says, “I thus drew steadily nearer to that truth, by whose partial discovery I have been doomed to such a dreadful shipwreck: that man is not truly one, but truly two.” (Stevenson p. 108). Since birth Jekyll was born with both a good and bad set of morals even though he didn’t know until later he realizes the truth, that all humans are born with some set of evil morals. Dr. Jekyll always knew that he had an evil side to him but never really acted upon his evil instincts, until it had become too much for him and he creates a…show more content…
After Jekyll completed his ‘transformation’ he explains, “I knew myself, at the first breath of this new life, to be more wicked, tenfold more wicked, sold a slave to my original evil; and the thought, in that moment, braced and delighted me
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