What are the key themes in Jekyll and Hyde
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- 06-02-2018 23:00
- 06-02-2018 23:07
http://m.sparknotes.com/lit/jekyll/ this will help with themes and everything else
- 06-02-2018 23:21
A MAJOR idea in Jekyll and Hyde is the duality of human nature, ie good and evil. Since society at the time was more superficial, people didn't openly accept they had flaws and tried to cover them up by wearing a mask. Therefore, Hyde is a metaphor for the evil side of us we try to hide.