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What Are The Similarities Between Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) shares prominent similarities with Daniel Keyes’ novel Flowers for Algernon, written in 1966. Although The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Flowers for Algernon were written almost a century apart, they share similar themes such as identity, dual personalities, and the affect this has on the characters. In both novels, scientific experiments are practiced on the titular characters. Because of the experiments, the characters’ identities become fuzzy in the sense that they are the same person as before the experiment. In The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll uses the experiments to exercise his darkest instincts, but he has
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