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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 expression overcomes Jekyll?
2. What activity does Utterson suggest to Jekyll?
3. Who could not be suspected for the crime spree?
4. What is Lanyon's first name?
5. Which phrase does Jekyll use to describe himself?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jekyll send a letter to Lanyon?
2. How long has Jekyll's strange behavior been going on?
3. Lanyon made it clear that certain subjects were off the table. Why did Lanyon not want to discuss Jekyll?
4. Jekyll insists that while he is a man of science and considered religion as a part of his experiment, he denies that he has developed what trait?
5. Poole is frantic when he visits Utterson. How does Utterson respond to Poole's concerns?
6. Jekyll is pale and sickly looking when the men visit. What activity does Utterson suggest to Jekyll?
7. Utterson decides to go to see Jekyll immediately. How does Jekyll react when Utterson tries to see him?
8. Jekyll claims that his house is not fit for company. What solution does Jekyll offer?
9. Utterson became increasingly upset when his efforts to help Jekyll were denied. Why did Utterson write a letter to Jekyll?
10. Jekyll's fall from grace was instigated by a particular interest. What was Jekyll's passion?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Every person who sees Edward Hyde is paralyzed by fear and revulsion. None of the people who see Hyde's face can accurately describe it except to say that the man has an air of deformity without being deformed. What do you think they meant? Explain your opinion of Hyde's appearance.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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