Strange Case of DrJekyll and Mr Hyde and Mr . Utterson Essay

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Brianna Bullock
Mrs. Ragus/Luna
English 10B
28 March 2012

Quote | Response | “ He was austere with himself, drank gin when he was alone to mortify a taste for vintages, and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years (pg3.)” | Austere; meaning to given exacting standards of self-restraint. Not a lot of things made Mr. Utterson happy , he liked being a lone and enjoyed being in an inside place not interfering with no one but himself.. |

“ Well, the child was not much worse more frightened, according to the Sawbones, and there, you might have supposed, would be an end to it (pg9).” | Hyde tramples the little girl, Enfield and the crowd can blackmail him into paying off her family; Hyde’s access to a respectable man’s bank account leads Enfield to leap to the conclusion that Hyde is blackmailing his benefactor. |

“ It was a fine dry night, frost in the air, the streets as clean as a ballroom floor, and lamps, unshaken by any wind, drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow (pg25).” | The night was plane, frost; coldness in the air. Simile being used in “streets as clean as a ballroom floor, and lamps, unshaken by any wind. “drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow” In the night seeing the moon light in the darkness . |

“His past was fairly blameless- few men could read the rolls of their life with less apprehension-(pg33).” | Apprehension; Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen. His past life, no one would expect him to be the murderer, but he was still scared. Less people could read the rolls of their life without any worry or anxiety; meaning apprehension. |

“It was two o’clock when she came to herself and called the police. The murder was gone long ago, but there lay victim in the middle of the lame, incredibly mangled.(43)” | Mangled; Severely mutilate, disfigure, or damage by cutting, tearing, or crushing, The maid found the dead body in the middle of the floor, killed, crushed and has trouble getting help, so decides to call the police |

IT WAS LATE in the afternoon when Mr. Utterson found his way to Dr Jekyll’s door, where he was at once admitted by Poole, and carried down by the kitchen offices and across a yard.(51)” | Late in the afternoon, Mr. Utterson went to Dr. Jekyll to notify him about the letter and what its about and why he was mentioned by Poole, the butler that knows about the letter and also the murder which was tracked I the kitchen offices . |

“ The fog still slept on the wing above the drowned city, where the lamps glimmered like carbuncles, and through the muffle and smother of these fallen clouds, the procession of the town’s life was still rolling in through the muffle and smother of these fallen clouds, the procession of the town’s life was still rolling in through the great arteries with a sound as of a mighty wind.(57)” | The townspeople are not noticing the fog. The fog is lingering and the lamps put light on the people's clothing. The writer has used this term to show that the light has attached itself over the passing people as they walk under them. Fog does not muffle sound but rather creates a calming appearance that gives the appearance of a muffled sound. As the fog descends over the crowd nothing has changed. The people walk through the streets and continue to perform there as they tasks as their foot steps and communication is like a dull roar through the fog. |

“Thousands of pounds were offered in reward, for the death of Sir Danvers was resented as public injury, but Mr.Hyde had disappeared out of the ken of the police as though he had never existed.(63)” | It becomes clear that the mystery of Jekyll’s relationship to Hyde has proven too much for Utterson’s approach and search for logical explanations. The unexpected appearance from Hyde’s behavior, and ability to disappear should make his a suspect in the murder. |

“As soon as he got home, Utterson sat down and wrote to Jekyll,