Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Characters

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Mr. Utterson is a lawyer working in London. Mr. Utterson is good friends with a doctor named Dr. Jekyll. When Dr. Jekyll writes his own will, leaving all his belongings and money to a Mr. Hyde, Mr. Utterson becomes concerned. Mr. Utterson begins a small investigation into Mr. Hyde, trying to find out who he is and why Dr. Jekyll feels obliged to provide for him. Mr. Utterson meets Mr. Hyde and hears stories about him, all leading him to think that he might harm Dr. Jekyll in order to get his inheritance early.

Mr. Utterson tries to talk Dr. Jekyll into changing his will again, but fails. Eventually Dr. Jekyll convinces Mr. Utterson that Mr. Hyde is harmless. When Mr. Hyde commits murder, however, Mr. Utterson again tries to convince his friend to change his will. Dr. Jekyll assures Mr. Utterson that Mr. Hyde is gone...

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