Jekyll & Hyde Response - Lauren Babb English 2123:...

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Lauren Babb English 2123: Short Response The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde My main frustrations with The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde stem from the end of the novel. After learning Dr. Jekyll’s secret about transforming into Hyde made me view him in a way as a coward. If Dr. Jekyll has all of this evil built up inside, I believe he should relieve it in his own skin instead of masking it. Instead Dr. Jekyll makes this potion to escape from reality and so that he can go out and do outrageous acts. He was too scared to go out in public and perform his evil desires so he created Mr. Hyde. If Dr. Jekyll were not so weak he would ignore what society thought of him and acted on his inner desires. Since he cares so much what others think of him he could not possibly be himself and perform such treacherous things. By holding back all of this suppressed emotion over his lifetime it does not shock me that it is all released as soon as Mr. Hyde is created. The creation of Hyde fulfills Jekyll’s suppressed evil side but
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