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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. How does Jekyll react to the terror?
2. What does Jekyll say about his depression?
3. What was the only common factor between Jekyll and Hyde?
4. What does Utterson suggest Jekyll bring along on their walk?
5. What is one major difference between Jekyll and Hyde?
Short Essay Questions
1. Jekyll's behavior has become increasingly strange. Why does Poole visit Utterson?
2. Lanyon made it clear that certain subjects were off the table. Why did Lanyon not want to discuss Jekyll?
3. According to Jekyll, who will be visiting Lanyon at his home?
4. What is it in Jekyll's response that does not convince Utterson or Poole that everything is all right?
5. The letter to Lanyon is peculiar and contains a specific request. What favor does Jekyll ask of Lanyon?
6. After Lanyon died, Utterson received a sealed envelope from his old friend. How did Utterson react to the bequest from Lanyon?
7. What were Utterson and Enfield doing when they spotted Jekyll?
8. Utterson and Enfield take a walk and decide to pay a visit to Jekyll. What time of day is it when the men visit Jekyll?
9. How long has Jekyll's strange behavior been going on?
10. Why does Jekyll send a letter to Lanyon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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
Poole was bound by duty to honor Jekyll's wishes. However, after Poole was convinced that there was something seriously wrong with Jekyll, the butler violated his confidences and approached Utterson. Do you think the decision was difficult for Poole to make? Was it the right decision? How might the ending have changed if Poole had not interfered?
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