Tag Archive: Jekyll

The Double in the Details

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“…Good and evil are simply complementary opposites, each a necessary condition for the existence of the other… It [the double] acquires a demonic aspect only because one side of the personality is repressed… Continue reading

The Post-Postmodern Byronic “Hero”

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      The Byronic Hero is a well known and easily recognizable character type first developed by Lord George Gordon Byron in “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” and further expanded upon in Byron’s other… Continue reading

The Strangely Immortal Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written by the illustrious Robert Louis Stevenson, has had some of the greatest lasting power of any story. The first time I encountered the original… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Monsters, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Monster

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson has seen many adaptations over the years, and through these adaptations we have seen Hyde evolve into an animalistic behemoth;… Continue reading

Dr. Jekyll and Tyler Durden: Not Just About Duality.

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“Two sides? You’re Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Jackass.” -Marla Springer, Fight Club (1999)

Tolkien’s own Mr. Hyde, Gollum.

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson is a tale made infamous amongst pop culture. The term’s Jekyll and Hyde are often used to refer to a… Continue reading

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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Most know of Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but do we truly know the context in which it was written? When reading Stevenson’s novel, most… Continue reading

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