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Unformatted text preview: since the case-file perspective is done away with for a more personal one, Jekyll provided a better window in the movie. 3. During the (Victorian) times in which the book was written, it would have been considered extremely inappropriate actually to describe Jekyll/Hyde's misdeeds. Since the movie was made much later, societal norms had changed enough to allow some sexuality in the movie. What's more, movies are by nature simpler than books; while Stevenson may have used the secrecy of J/H's wrongs to amplify them, the director of the movie found it easier to stick more emotion into the movie, draw some viewers in with the sexuality, and clarify some of J/H's actions....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course CI 101 taught by Professor Fairley during the Fall '07 term at Austin College.
- Fall '07