A Comparison Of The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

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The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has become such a recognizable story that everyone can identify the main theme as good vs. evil without not even have read the story. It’s weird, but even the names give a sense of both men being opposites to one another, which in most stories one is the protagonist and the other the antagonist. The main theme being good vs. evil represents the duality of human nature. Dr. Jekyll created a potion hoping that by drinking it, he would be able to unleash the evil nature inside of him through Mr. Hyde, a monster free of conscious. Mr. Hyde was truly evil that Dr. Jekyll then goes to describe him as a “child of Hell [that] had nothing human; nothing lived in him but fear and hatred (page 1717).” Dr. Jekyll mentions…show more content…
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde motif. A huge comparison seen between the two stories is that both Mordrake and Hyde share the first name Edward. This could represents the influence Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde had during the 19th century after being published. Nonetheless, there have been actual reports of children being born with an extra hideous face, so this could be a weird coincidence or just another remake. In American Horror Story: Freak Show the theme of good vs. evil also exists. There’s no potion concocted in this story that creates the duality in man, but instead it’s created naturally through birth in the shape of a human. Unlike, Dr. Jekyll who creates his worst version of himself as a grown man, Edward Mordrake is born and forced to live with his since his other face could not be…show more content…
Jekyll. You then see Dr. Jekyll drink the Hyde potion and turn into Mr. Hyde however he immediately turns back to his original self and leaves the lab. Tweety Bird then comes along and jumps into the formula trying to hide from Sylvester. Tweety then turns into the Hyde version of himself by growing three times the size of Sylvester and looks like a crazy bird. Tweety and Sylvester than chase one another around the building, while Tweety turns into Hyde and back to his normal self repeatedly. We then find out Sylvester Cat has been dreaming the whole thing. He wakes up and sees Tweety fly up to the ledge just like in his dream and is then scared, thinking his dream will really happen so he runs away

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