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Y11 some key Jekyll and Hyde quotes

Here are some key quotes from Jekyll and Hyde. There is a lot I know, but we will be working with these in next Tuesday’s revision session.

  1. Can you find out what the quote refers to/who says it?
  2. Do you notice any patterns?
  • Ape-like fury
  • Rich lurid brown like the light of some strange conflagration
  • Mournful reinvasion of darkness
  • Ape-like spite
  • Troglodytic
  • Creature from some nightmare
  • Pedant
  • Theatrical
  • Trampled calmly
  • Child of Hell
  • Deformed
  • Like a dwarf
  • Like a rat
  • Chocolate coloured pall
  • Storm of blows
  • Flame of anger
  • Satan’s signature
  • Spirit of hell awoke in me
  • Came out roaring
  • Caged
  • Eaten up an emptied by fever
  • Racking pains
  • Deadly nausea
  • Duality of purpose
  • Undignified
  • Vicarious depravity
  • Younger, lighter, happier in body
  • Double-dealer
  • Disconsolate prisoner
  • Chief of sinners, chief of sufferers
  • Drowned city
  • Dingy windowless structure
  • Handsome – blackness
  • Ancient handsome houses
  • Decayed
  • Plunged into darkness
  • Sordid negligence
  • Neither bell nor knocker
  • Unscientific balderdash
  • I have a great trust in you
  • I was thinking of my own character
  • pale and dwarfish
  • Poor Henry Jekyll … He was wild when he was young
  • the ghost of some old sin
  • his past was fairly blameless
  • stealing like a thief to Harry’s bedside
  • slyish cast
  • hide-bound pedant
  • his flesh had fallen away
  • there was borne in upon his mind a crushing anticipation of calamity
  • you who have derided your superiors – behold
  • I shall die incredulous
  • Edward Hyde … was pure evil
  • a man of rugged countenance … never lighted by a smile
  • his affections like ivy were the growth of time
  • professional honour and faith to his dead friend were stringent observations
  • committed to a profound duplicity of life


Perhaps you can group the quotes into the following categories?

  • Hyde
  • Settings
  • Transformations
  • Imprisonment
  • Jekyll
  • Lanyon and Utterson

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