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CliffsNotes on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde explores the double life of a man whose persona swings from honorable and distinguished to repugnant and repulsive.
Following a fascinating character study, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each chapter within the nineteenth-century novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include
- A look into the life of the author, Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
- Character list and expanded analysis
- Plot summary that shares an overview of the novel
- Review questions and suggested essay topics
- Selected bibliography
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About the Author
A Fullbright scholar at the University of Vienna, JAMES L. ROBERTS was Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He taught extensively at major universities throughout the world.
Table of Contents
Life of the Author.
General Plot Summary.
List of Characters.
Summaries and Critical Commentaries.
Story of the Door.
Search for Mr. Hyde.
Dr. Jekyll Was Quite at Ease.
The Carew Murder Case.
Incident of the Letter.
Remarkable Incident of Doctor Lanyon.
Incident at the Window.
The Last Night.
Doctor Lanyon's Narrative.
Jekyll's Full Statement.
Questions for Review.