Dr. Henry Jekyll is a doctor who feels that he is battling between the benevolence and malevolence within himself, thus leading to the struggle with his alter ego Edward Hyde. Jekyll has a friendly personality, but as Hyde, he becomes mysterious and violent.
Whats the difference between Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are the same person broken into two men: Dr. Jekyll represents the socialized, restrained, morally informed ego and superego, while Mr. Hyde represents the primitive, atavistic desires let loose without ethical restraint.
Are Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in the same body?
Hyde. Edward Hyde is not a separate personality living in the same body as Henry Jekyll. Jekyll did not create a potion to remove the evil parts of his nature. He made a potion that allowed him express his urges without feeling guilty and without any consequences besmirching his good name.
How do you explain Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
Dr Jekyll is a kind, well-respected and intelligent scientist who meddles with the darker side of science, as he wants to bring out his second nature. He does this through transforming himself into Mr Hyde - his evil alter ego who doesnt repent or accept responsibility for his evil crimes and ways.