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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 did Utterson respond to Jekyll's increased seclusion?
2. What was the main question on Lanyon's mind?
3. Who is with Utterson when he sees Jekyll?
4. Who visits Utterson at his home?
5. What crime does Poole suspect has gone on inside the surgical theatre?
Short Essay Questions
1. Jekyll's fall from grace was instigated by a particular interest. What was Jekyll's passion?
2. The author makes it clear that Hyde was a metaphor. What did Hyde represent?
3. Lanyon made it clear that certain subjects were off the table. Why did Lanyon not want to discuss Jekyll?
4. Utterson decides to go to see Jekyll immediately. How does Jekyll react when Utterson tries to see him?
5. Why was Utterson hesitant to bring up Lanyon's failing health?
6. The letter states that Lanyon can expect a certain event to happen after he fulfills Jekyll's request. What will happen at midnight?
7. Utterson was relieved when Jekyll began to be social once again. What happened shortly after Jekyll threw a dinner party?
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. While Utterson and Enfield are speaking to Jekyll, a sudden change comes over the doctor. What about Jekyll shocks Utterson?
10. What is it in Jekyll's response that does not convince Utterson or Poole that everything is all right?
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
Jekyll calls on Lanyon's professional ethics to keep his secret regarding the experiment. Lanyon is reluctant to do so. What did Jekyll mean by professional ethics? As a back up, Jekyll also called upon Lanyon's friendship and duty. How would those things persuade Lanyon to agree to remain silent?
Essay Topic 3
Dr. Jekyll exhibits peculiar behavior from the very start. How much of this behavior was created by the presence of Hyde? Do you think Jekyll had other personality disorders? If so, what were the symptoms? What could have prevented him from going over the edge?
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