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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Study Guide for Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde including chapter summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, ask questions, and get the answers you need.

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Book Basics

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Year Published: 1886

Type: Novella

Genre: Horror

Perspective and Narrator:

Told in the third person, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has three narrators: an anonymous narrator who tells most of the story, Dr. Lanyon, and Dr. Jekyll, who narrate one chapter each through confessional letters.

Tense:

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is told in the past tense.

About the Title:

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a story about the relationship between two men who, judging by their appearances, should have nothing in common, yet the dichotomy between good and evil ties them together. Their relationship is a mystery for the other characters, hence the term case, a shortened form of the term case study that refers to a record of research that explores the development of a person.

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