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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Setting

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Setting

London in 1800s

The novel takes place in London. As the novel begins, Mr. Utterson and his kinsman, Mr. Enfield, are walking in the streets of London near where Mr. Utterson’s office is. This leads to a discussion of a specific door they pass. This door appears to belong to Mr. Hyde, a strange man who was involved in an incident in which a little girl was injured and Mr. Enfield observed. The reader later learns that this door is the back door to Dr. Jekyll’s laboratory.

Mr. Utterson's Office

Mr. Utterson spends a great deal of time in his office. This office is a typical lawyer’s office of the time period and includes a space where his clerk, Mr. Guest, works.

Dr. Lanyon's Home

Mr. Utterson visits Dr. Lanyon’s home on several occasions in the plot of this novel. The first time is to...

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