In the novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the well-known and well liked doctor in London does not want to ruin his respected reputation with the satisfying wrongdoings of his other side. Dr. Jekyll wanted his two identities to be separated so that “the just could walk steadfastly and securely on his upward path, doing the good things in which he found his pleas...
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...use of her passion of keeping the world free of evil. In the world today there are many cases of people who do not get help when they might have PTSD until they have already hurt others. When any event causes the sufferer to remember the feelings associated with how they felt during the event that caused them to have post traumatic stress disorder, their rage could get hard to control if they do not get the help they need. In these characters and every human in real life, there is good and there is bad. Jekyll did not want to be caught being a criminal, the Whites’ tried to be sensible about their wishes but still took a wish they did not need, Mrs. Drover feared and worried too much, and Miss Strangeworth did not mind her own business. We as humans judge others, worry too much about not so important things, do bad sometimes, but we can also choose to do good.
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