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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories of the Supernatural

Robert Louis Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories of the Supernatural

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Published by Scholastic Trade .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7540913M
ISBN 100590451693
ISBN 109780590451697
OCLC/WorldCa25270372

Dr Jekyll has been experimenting with his identity. He has developed a drug which separates the two sides of his nature and allows him occasionally to abandon himself to his most corrupt inclinations as the monstrous Mr Hyde. But gradually he begins to find that the journey back to goodness becomes more and more difficult, and the risk that Mr.


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Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories of the Supernatural (Scholastic Classics) [Stevenson, Robert Louis, Nix, Garth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories of the Supernatural (Scholastic Classics)/5(2). 4* for "Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" * for all the other short stories I really enjoyed the main story, which was the original purpose behind me buying this collection of short stories.

Whilst it was a little bit waffly at times, and probably could have been done in 50 pages as opposed to 70, I really loved it/5.

Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde takes up about half of the book; the remainder contains storie such as Markhiem, The Bottle Imp, and the Body Snatcher.

Written in a fast paced, articulate manner, this book leaves one hanging at the edge of his seat/5(3). The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories turned out to be a relatively quick read. Here are my thoughts on these stories: The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde This was a little different than I expected. It's rather introspective, if that's an appropriate word.4/5. One of Stevenson’s most famous and enduringly popular works, Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll & Mr. Hyde describes the mysterious relationship between a respectable and affable doctor and his brutal associate. Set in the grimy streets of Victorian London, this tale of murder, split personality, and obscure science, with its chilling final revelation, became an instant horror classic when it was Cited by: Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Teaching Guide Explore themes of good versus evil in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with activities that engage students in comparing legends, learning synonyms, and self-reflection.

Good to read classic stories, and Dr Jekyll/ Mr Hyde develops theme of the duality of human nature, Dr J representing the better qualities and Mr Hyde the more base and destructive qualities.

In this case Mr Hyde is physically smaller and initially less dominant, but who knows how this might play out in /5(K). Jekyll And Mr. Hyde And Other Stories Of The Supernatural Hardcover – January 1, by robert louis stevenson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from /5(3). Jekyll and Mr. Hyde creates a tension between the world of reason and science and the world of the supernatural, and seems to suggest the limits of reason in its inability to understand or cope with the supernatural phenomena that take place.

Jekyll confesses at the end of the novel that he has been fascinated by the duality of man and has taken to both chemical and mystical methods to try. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, novella by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson, published in The names of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the two alter egos of the main character, have become shorthand for the exhibition of wildly contradictory behavior. Robert Louis Stevenson (), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.4/5(2). There, Hyde drank the potion described in Lanyon's letter.

The drug caused him to change to Dr. Jekyll, while Dr. Lanyon watched the transformation in utter horror. After awhile, Edward Hyde almost totally occupied Jekyll's nature, and the original drug was no longer effective to return Hyde to Jekyll.

Buy Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories by Stevenson, Robert Louis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics/5(). Use the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Analyzing Theme printable to support students in examining the themes in Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Ask them to list the traits and actions of both “characters” as they read. When they have finished the story, ask students to state its theme in one or two sentences using the traits from their list as support.

(Click the themes infographic to download.). In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, science becomes a cover and justification for supernatural Jekyll ostensibly derives his potion in some sort of scientific manner, as opposed to finding a magical amulet or something that releases evil.

the Book: “ The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” B. Author: Robert Louis Stevenson ( ) * As a novelist, he is often noted for the powers of invention and depth of psychological insights found in his work; a skill defined by G. Chesterton as being able ‘to.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a book that captured the minds of millions of people when it was first published in years later, this captivating novella by Robert Louis Stevenson is a book that delves into the question of dual identities and the repression of society.4/5.

Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Conduct of life, London (England), Science Fiction & Fantasy, Self-experimentation in medicine in fiction, Physicians in fiction, Fiction, England in fiction, Supernatural, Scottish Horror tales, Horror fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Physicians, Horror, Classic Literature, Open Library.

Out of all the short stories, the two that saved this book from a 1-star rating are "Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde" and "Will O' the Mill". The others are not worth mentioning. And again, I don't get what's up with the hype; Stevenson's style is repetitive, and bored me quite a stars/5.

Get this from a library. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and other stories of the supernatural. [Robert Louis Stevenson] -- Dr. Henry is a good doctor and a respected member of his community. Edward Hyde is a destructive and tortured man constantly on the brink of violence. They lie their separate lives.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde --The bottle imp --Markheim --The body-snatcher. Series Title: Scholastic classics. Other Titles: Bottle imp. Markheim. Body-snatcher. Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde and other stories of the supernatural: Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; with an introduction by Garth Nix.

Accompanied here by three other memorable stories of horror, murder and the supernatural, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic literature by Robert Louis Stevenson, and one of the most potent and enduring of modern myths/5(1).

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in London lawyer Utterson is driven to investigate Edward Hyde, the unlikely protégé of his friend Dr Henry Jekyll, suspecting the relationship to be founded on blackmail.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella that tells the story of Dr. Jekyll, who produces a drug that allows Mr. Hyde, the evil side of his personality, to take control. Find Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories Of the Supernatural by Stevenson, Robert Louis at Biblio.

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Postscript: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a classic Victorian era “thumping good read”. 80 pages, surely worth your time.

Failing that, if you have a taste for low budget bizarre films, you might like to watch Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, a British film based on the novella. As the title suggests Jekyll transforms into a female Hyde. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a rather short novel/novella, at about 75 pages of text, but this edition also contains the short story 'The Bottle Imp', about 25 pages long, and a short essay about the physical descriptions (or lack of them) in the text concerning Mr Hyde's appearance/5(K).

In addition to Jekyll and Hyde, this edition also includes a number of short stories and essays written by Stevenson in the s, minor masterpieces of fiction and comment: 'The Body Snatcher', 'Markheim', and 'Olalla' feature grave-robbing, a sinister double, and degeneracy, while 'A Chapter on Dreams' and 'A Gossip on Romance' discuss 4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other stories of the supernatural. [Robert Louis Stevenson] -- A gentle doctor turns into a hideous mandman and the curious bottle holds a terrible curse.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde study guide contains a biography of Robert Louis Stevenson, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

On their weekly walk, an eminently sensible, trustworthy lawyer named Mr. Utterson listens as his friend Enfield tells a gruesome tale of assault. The tale describes a sinister figure named Mr.

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Henry is a good doctor and a respected member of his community. Edward Hyde is a destructive and tortured man constantly on the brink of violence. They lie their separate lives - Pages:   Sam is Jekyll/Hyde Dean is Utterson (guy who investigates Mr. Hyde to stop him killing) except in this tralier Jekyll confides in his friend Utterson instead of hiding it like in the book.

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