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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 activity does Utterson suggest to Jekyll?
2. Where does Poole have to go on a daily basis?
3. How long has Poole worked for Jekyll?
4. What happens when the liquid is mixed with the crystals?
5. What have Jekyll and Lanyon decided?
Short Essay Questions
1. Jekyll finally reveals his deep dark secret to Lanyon. What is Lanyon's reaction to Jekyll's secret?
2. Jekyll has become desperate and continually begs for relief. Jekyll has been crying day and night over the lack of what item?
3. Jekyll's fall from grace was instigated by a particular interest. What was Jekyll's passion?
4. Utterson decides to go to see Jekyll immediately. How does Jekyll react when Utterson tries to see him?
5. Why was Utterson so confused by Jekyll's return to seclusion?
6. Jekyll's behavior has become increasingly strange. Why does Poole visit Utterson?
7. Utterson was relieved when Jekyll began to be social once again. What happened shortly after Jekyll threw a dinner party?
8. Jekyll reveals all that happened up until the time of his death. What is the purpose of Jekyll's statement?
9. What were Utterson and Enfield doing when they spotted Jekyll?
10. Why was Utterson hesitant to bring up Lanyon's failing health?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The case takes on a more serious tone when Inspector Newcomen from Scotland Yard enters the scene. Explain why Scotland Yard would become involved in the crime and how the agency's resources may have been more successful than those of the local police.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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