An Analysis Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

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Taking a Closer Look into the Story and Author of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde "Nothing Mr. Stevenson has written as yet has so strongly impressed us with the versatility of his very original genius." An anonymous review in “The Times” noted Robert Louis Stevenson for his intelligence in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The review continued with saying that the story, "be read as a finished study in the art of fantastic literature." Whoever was the anonymous person to state these things about the story, has taken the words right from my mouth. An analysis was taken from the story and many critics agreed, Stevenson wrote with power and knowledge and had settled that this is one of his greatest accomplishments as a writer. In recent years, readers began to understand that, the story had a sort of comparison to what was going on at the time the narrative was being written. To most, the mood and setting had a sort of dark and dreary feeling much like how it was in Britain at that time. As I continued to learn about the book, I investigated a theory of my own. I had achieved an understanding that, the story is somewhat symbolization for people that have mental and or emotional problems such as: split personalities, monsters inside of them, bipolar disorder, etc. Many readers of this story agree that the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has become one of the most mysterious and interesting narratives ever written. Robert Stevenson wrote The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and…

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