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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 Utterson intend to see Jekyll?
2. Who is the new beneficiary of Jekyll's will?
3. What does Utterson say to Enfield after Jekyll's departure?
4. How is Jekyll sure that Hyde will not be apprehended?
5. What was the first physical characteristic Jekyll noticed about Hyde?
Short Essay Questions
1. Jekyll claims that his house is not fit for company. What solution does Jekyll offer?
2. Jekyll reveals all that happened up until the time of his death. What is the purpose of Jekyll's statement?
3. Lanyon watches as Jekyll demonstrates his biggest triumph and failure. What is Jekyll's secret?
4. Lanyon made it clear that certain subjects were off the table. Why did Lanyon not want to discuss Jekyll?
5. Jekyll's behavior has become increasingly strange. Why does Poole visit Utterson?
6. What is it in Jekyll's response that does not convince Utterson or Poole that everything is all right?
7. Jekyll's fall from grace was instigated by a particular interest. What was Jekyll's passion?
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. What was the first major change Jekyll noticed about his body in regard to Hyde?
10. Utterson and Enfield are old friends but it is revealed that they are also related. What is their relation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The incident with Utterson and Enfield talking to Jekyll outside the window leads into a use of foreshadowing regarding Jekyll's health and well-being. Utterson and Enfield share a look of horror after Jekyll makes a hasty retreat. The author was trying to tell the reader something. Was the meaning clear? Explain your conclusions.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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