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This is the June 2019 GCSE AQA Paper 1 Jekyll and Hyde question, I have the extract, the questions and then my paper, thanks in advance
“That's it!” said Poole. “It was this way. I came suddenly into the theatre from
the garden. It seems he had slipped out to look for this drug, or whatever it is; for
the cabinet door was open, and there he was at the far end of the room digging
among the crates. He looked up when I came in, gave a kind of cry, and whipped
upstairs into the cabinet. It was but for one minute that I saw him, but the hair
stood up on my head like quills. Sir, if that was my master, why had he a mask
upon his face? If it was my master, why did he cry out like a rat, and run from
me? I have served him long enough. And then …”, the man paused and passed
his hand over his face.
“These are all very strange circumstances,” said Mr. Utterson, “but I think I
begin to see daylight. Your master, Poole, is plainly seized with one of those
maladies that both torture and deform the sufferer; hence, for aught I know, the
alteration of his voice; hence the mask and his avoidance of his friends; hence his
eagerness to find this drug, by means of which the poor soul retains some hope
of ultimate recovery God grant that he be not deceived. There is my
explanation; it is sad enough, Poole, ay, and appalling to consider; but it is plain
and natural, hangs well together, and delivers us from all exorbitant alarms.”
“Sir,” said the butler, turning to a sort of mottled pallor, “that thing was not my
master, and there’s the truth. My master” here he looked round him and began
to whisper “is a tall, fine build of a man, and this was more of a dwarf.” Utterson
attempted to protest. “O sir,” cried Poole, “do you think I do not know my master
after twenty years? do you think I do not know where his head comes to in the
cabinet door, where I saw him every morning of my life? No, sir, that thing in the
mask was never Dr. Jekyll God knows what it was, but it was never Dr. Jekyll;
and it is the belief of my heart that there was murder done.”
Starting with this extract, explore how Stevenson presents Mr Hyde as an inhuman and
disturbing member of society.
Write about:
how Stevenson presents Mr Hyde in this extract
how Stevenson presents Mr Hyde as an inhuman and disturbing member of society in
the novel as a whole.
Throughout the Gothic Novella of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mr. Hyde is presented as a Hellish character who defies societal norms and actions, through his repeated connection with the devil, his animalistic characteristics and appearance, and his contrast with the reputable Dr. Jekyll.

In the extract Hyde is presented as an animalistic character who would go against the idea of a Victorian gentleman at the time and scare members of society. Through the use of semantic fields of animals with words such as “digging” and “rat”, this gives a sense that Hyde is an animalistic man who is almost regressed in character and appearance, the noun “rat “would connotate with an animal which is hiding away and should be kicked out of society and shunned ,this would be especially powerful the time to the release of the novella Charles Darwin had just released his theory of evolution, stating how we all came from animals and had evolved from them. this went against the Christian belief which much of society would have held, this created a fear of atavism and regression and as Hyde is a regressed animalistic version of a man this would have terrified the average person and forced them to confront their inner selves and the idea that we all evolved from an animal, and also due to Darwin's theory going against Christianity, a heavily Christian society would despise Hyde as he is proving Darwin right and Christianity wrong.

Throughout the novella, Hyde is presented as a disturbing character through his recurring connection with the devil and hell. This is first mentioned where Hyde is described through the simile like some damned juggernaut. The adjective damned connotates with religion and portrays Hide as a man who has been rejected from Christianity and rejected by God. This is next scene in chapter 2 where Utterson says “how if I had ever read Satan's signature upon a face, it would have been that of your good friend”. This metaphor connotates with the idea that hide has been given the stamp of approval from Satan and that how Jekyll has almost signed away his soul to be able to become Hyde, the oxymoron of good friend creates a sense of irony as this is not the type of friend that Jekyll should be having as he is a reputable Victorian gentleman this presents the idea a hide potentially blackmailing jackal which presents him as scary, This is the next scene when in the final chapter Jekyll states how “that child of hell had nothing human”. This metaphor shows that Hyde is purely evil, and the juxtaposition of pure child and hell could be mirroring how far away Hyde is from good and from society this would terrify the mainly Christian audience who would see his connection with Satan and instantly write him off as an evil and disturbing character.

Lastly in the extract Hyde is presented as inhuman through the juxtaposition of him and the reputable Dr Jekyll, in this extract Poole states how “my master is a fine to build of a man and this was more dwarf” the juxtaposition of Jekyll as a beautiful and perfect Victorian gentleman with the ugly dwarfish hide would betray him as an outsider from a society which believes that looks are the most important and reflect what you are like on the inside, describing hide like this could show how hide has no regard for following the rules and layout set by the society as he doesn't care about his appearance and how people view him this betrays him as scary as someone who doesn't follow the rules of society will will stop at nothing and do whatever they want, the word dwarf connotates with the idea that Hyde is lesser than a man and is an inhumane creature who shouldn't be treated as such this would scare an average Victorian at the time, and present Hyde as very threatening as his very existence is going against the standards that society has set out, and his existence is a threat to society.

Throughout the novel characters repeatedly failed to describe how Hyde truly looks like and who he truly is, this portrays him as a mysterious character who goes against society, this starts in the first chapter where he is described as “something displeasing, something downright detestable” , the repetition of “something” creates the idea that Hyde cannot be described and is something more or less than a human and is different to everyone else, Stevenson also uses the repetition of a sharp D consonant to portray Hyde as a force of evil, this is further reinforced in the same chapter where Hyde is described as having a “strong feeling of deformity” there is ambiguity created by the word “feeling as it establishes a sense of uncertainty surrounding Hyde ,Stevenson has described him as mysterious as this is a gothic novella which usually has many mysterious characters which you don't know their secret until the end, this all creates the idea that hide is inherently evil and there's something about him which sets him apart from society, this would scare an average Victorian who believed in the idea of a Victorian gentleman .
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This is a really good essay!! it captures AO3 perfectly as well as AO1, however in your initial paragraph on the extract you could add some more quotes as you do have the whole extract and you don't have to pick one off the top of your head. Other than that this essay is very well structured! I would probably give it a mark 25 and above.

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