The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde

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Imagine having two people living in one body. One might be more powerful than the other. For Dr. Jekyll, he is a well-respected man around town, but wants a change in his life. Mr. Hyde is Dr. Jekyll’s other half that does many crimes throughout the story. There is a mystery the entire time until the end. In the novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Dr. Jekyll changes into Mr. Hyde by drinking a potion that he has made himself. Mr. Hyde has many traits that differ from Dr. Jekyll, including being ugly, wicked, and ape-like.
The first person to encounter Mr. Hyde was Mr. Enfield, who thought Mr. Hyde was ugly. As Mr. Enfield sees Mr. Hyde raping the little girl, Hyde is forced to pay for all the damage. Hyde has to make Enfield a check and go to the little girl’s family to tell them what he did. This is the first time Enfield sees Hyde. “He was perfectly cool and made no resistance, but gave me one look, so ugly that it brought out the sweat on me like running.” (Stevenson 4) Hyde’s characteristic are reflecting by Enfield saying that Mr. Hyde is so ugly that he looked fine until he looked at Enfield. Upon looking at him he was sweating so bad, which made him, look like he went on a run. “He is not easy to describe. There is something wrong with his appearance; something displeasing, something downright detestable. I never saw a man I so disliked, and yet I scarce know why. He must be deformed somewhere; he gives a strong
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