|Plot Summary of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde|
Dr. Jekyll prepares a potion which makes the person more younger and cruel for some time. That potion converts Dr. Jekyll to a brutal person namely Mr. Hyde who commit serious crimes.
Mr. utterson finds all this fishy and investigates the case. By the time the potion was overpowering the doctor and slowly he started turning into a split personality. Sometimes he changes into Mr. Hyde without the use of potion. He gets annoyed with this change in himself and tries to find an antidote.
At last the doctor dies painfully leaving a note to Mr. utterson describing his unhappy life and disastrous end.
This synopsis report prepared by hardik
Utterson is a lawyer who happens to be a friend of the kind gentleman Dr. Henry Jekyll. When Jekyll requests Utterson in his will to have a mysterious and bestial young man named Edward Hyde as the heir to Jekyll's fortune, Utterson becomes interested in the relationship between Jekyll and Hyde. Fearing the possibility that it is a homosexual relationship, Utterson starts to investigate the matter in order to save his friend and his honour from humiliation. Utterson then realizes what kind of a relationship it was: both Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde are one and the same individual. Apparently, Jekyll did experiments with the intention of separating his darker aspects in order to become perfect. The result was the physical manifestation of his shadow side into a being known as Edward Hyde. However, it seems that Jekyll has lost control over Hyde.
This synopsis report prepared by Josh Nelson
|Chapter Analysis of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Kind of alteration:
- Scientifically turned into another lifeform
- Scientifically turned into a monster
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If magical mental powers:
- can change shapes
Really unusual traits?
- Super genius
- 19th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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