|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who visits Utterson at his home?
2. Jekyll is desperate for what?
3. The author claims that "It is one thing to mortify curiosity and another to..."
4. What do Utterson and Enfield talk about as they leave Jekyll's house?
5. How does Jekyll describe his quarrel with Lanyon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author describes Sir Danvers Carew's murder in horrifying detail. The maid claims that she heard Carew's bones shattering from her window. Is it possible to hear bones shatter from that distance? What other sounds might the maid have heard as she witnessed the crime?
Essay Topic 2
Lanyon struggles with the promise he reluctantly made to Jekyll. What caused Lanyon to make such a promise? Do personal or professional ethics have a bearing on Lanyon's decision? How might you have reacted in the same circumstance?
Essay Topic 3
One of the main characters in the book is G.J. Utterson, a lawyer. Utterson works for Dr. Jekyll among other clients and has great insight into his friend of many years. Why was Utterson a good choice as a main character? Do you think the story would have been better without him?
This section contains 1,047 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)