Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

1578 Words Jul 17th, 2015 7 Pages
Alice Kariuki
English, 101
Prof: Ted Wayland
Essay 1 Roughdraft
July/ 15/ 2015

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story were written in the 19th century in London. In this book we understand the conflict between the good character of Dr. Jekyll and completely evil character from M r. Hyde, who fight for control of their shared body. As the readers, read the story there is a big concern about homosexuality, murder and the duality of human nature. Their personal characters where by Dr. Jekyll is known to be tall and pale gentleman who seems to be attractive, well respected and somehow liked among the everyday common citizens. As people oppose to Mr. Hyde who is unappreciated by everyone. Just by the look and appearance of Mr. Hyde leaves people to think of him in horror and hatred. He was also ignorant and only cared about himself; however, he demonstrates his evil by trampling a little girl or killing Carew about himself which explore what he could not do as Jekyll, which is compared to our normal in our everyday life. In the story, Jekyll denounces any suggestions that his actions on becoming Hyde were hypocritical. Though so profound a double-dealer, I was in no sense a hypocrite; both sides of me were in dead earnest. . . " (110). Here, Jekyll confesses his homosexuality to be natural; that is, both Jekyll and Hyde had always been gay, but the need to create Hyde was prompted by a upper-class society that would have otherwise refused to accept him; hence, arranging a place in…

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