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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. Who could not be suspected for the crime spree?
2. How did Hyde's absence affect Jekyll?
3. What crime does Poole suspect has gone on inside the surgical theatre?
4. What behavior did Lanyon find unacceptable?
5. What causes Hyde to apologize?
Short Essay Questions
1. Lanyon made it clear that certain subjects were off the table. Why did Lanyon not want to discuss Jekyll?
2. Why was Utterson so confused by Jekyll's return to seclusion?
3. What is it in Jekyll's response that does not convince Utterson or Poole that everything is all right?
4. Although spectators were aghast, Jekyll did not know why. How did Jekyll avoid knowing how Hyde affected his image?
5. While Utterson and Enfield are speaking to Jekyll, a sudden change comes over the doctor. What about Jekyll shocks Utterson?
6. After Lanyon died, Utterson received a sealed envelope from his old friend. How did Utterson react to the bequest from Lanyon?
7. Utterson was relieved when Jekyll began to be social once again. What happened shortly after Jekyll threw a dinner party?
8. Jekyll's fall from grace was instigated by a particular interest. What was Jekyll's passion?
9. The author makes it clear that Hyde was a metaphor. What did Hyde represent?
10. What were Utterson and Enfield doing when they spotted Jekyll?
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
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
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.
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