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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Jekyll's lawyer?
2. What does Hyde say when Utterson asks to be let into the house?
3. Jekyll refers to Lanyon as being...
4. What is Hyde's first name?
5. What does the clerk examine?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Utterson's issue with Jekyll's legal business?
2. The street was deserted when the murder took place. How was the murderer first identified?
3. Why was Utterson so confused by Jekyll's return to seclusion?
4. As Jekyll remains locked in his lab, he suddenly becomes agitated. Why is Jekyll upset?
5. Utterson visits Jekyll and is shown the note from Hyde. What does Jekyll lie to Utterson about?
6. Jekyll finally reveals his deep dark secret to Lanyon. What is Lanyon's reaction to Jekyll's secret?
7. What is the butler's response when Utterson asks him about Hyde?
8. Jekyll insists that while he is a man of science and considered religion as a part of his experiment, he denies that he has developed what trait?
9. There is speculation that Jekyll's good standing could be destroyed. What might damage Jekyll's reputation?
10. The letter to Lanyon is peculiar and contains a specific request. What favor does Jekyll ask of Lanyon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jekyll calls on Lanyon's professional ethics to keep his secret regarding the experiment. Lanyon is reluctant to do so. What did Jekyll mean by professional ethics? As a back up, Jekyll also called upon Lanyon's friendship and duty. How would those things persuade Lanyon to agree to remain silent?
Essay Topic 2
Manners and respectability were of the highest order in Victorian times. This can be seen in the way friends disagree as well as Lanyon's reaction to Hyde's impatience and rudeness. Compare and contrast today's societal expectations and allowances when it comes to manners and respectability.
Essay Topic 3
Every person who sees Edward Hyde is paralyzed by fear and revulsion. None of the people who see Hyde's face can accurately describe it except to say that the man has an air of deformity without being deformed. What do you think they meant? Explain your opinion of Hyde's appearance.
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