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Robert Louis Stevenson

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Overview

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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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