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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. Which of these words is not used to describe Hyde?
2. What might come out at Hyde's trial?
3. Who identified the victim?
4. Who did the stranger terrorize?
5. How does Jekyll react when Utterson mentions Hyde?
Short Essay Questions
1. There is speculation that Jekyll's good standing could be destroyed. What might damage Jekyll's reputation?
2. Shortly after Carew's murder took place, Utterson was notified. Why did the police contact Utterson?
3. What is the butler's response when Utterson asks him about Hyde?
4. Utterson's feeling of dread begins to strengthen. What convinces Utterson that Jekyll is in big trouble?
5. How does Hyde react when Utterson says that their mutual friend is Jekyll?
6. The traumatized family received money for their troubles. Who wrote the check?
7. G.J. Utterson is a lawyer who appears in the first part of the book. Given Utterson's occupation, what is unusual about his behavior?
8. The police take detailed information about the crime with the child. When was the stranger first seen?
9. What was the condition of Hyde's house when it was inspected?
10. Utterson and Enfield were discussing Jekyll but Enfield would not speak the doctor's name aloud. Why did Enfield refuse to reveal Jekyll's name?
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
Poole had a great deal of influence in the story, in reference to Jekyll, the authority with the household staff, as well as his influence with Utterson. Do you think the characterization of Poole was accurate in the context of the story? Would Poole have been going outside his rank to report to Utterson?
Essay Topic 3
Good and evil is a main theme in the book. The author uses physical descriptions and allusions to the difference in people depending on whether they embrace good or evil. Explore some of the differences and their meanings in regard to the theme.
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