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In the novel Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a story of mischief and selfishness occurs. It's like this, there is a man called Dr. Jekyll he doesn't like who he is so one day he thinks of a potion that makes his good part split away from his bad part. That is when Mr. Hyde comes into the picture; he is the bad part of Dr. Jekyll. Mr. Hyde likes to party have a good time and cares less about others, but Dr. Jekyll is a caring Doctor whom everybody adores and loves. Mr. Hyde gets himself into a lot of trouble in this story for example he gets a man killed and pushes down little girls for fun
Mr. Utterson, a lawyer and a friend of Dr. Jekyll's, finds something peculiar about Dr. Jekyll and decides to keep a close watch on him.
One day the potion stops working for Dr. Jekyll and he can't turn back into himself, he stays in the body of Mr. Hyde, the dreadful, ugly, little midget whom nobody likes.

When Dr. Jekyll becomes Mr. Hyde he is able is live out things he wouldn't dream of doing. It also scares him a bit because when he drinks the potion and becomes Mr. Hyde, he cannot control what Mr. Hyde does. He gets totally out of control and has no regard towards others. Which may be the the complete opposite of what Dr. Jekyll believes in. But in a weird way, being Mr. Hyde appeals to the Dr. because Mr. Hyde is the darker side of his identity.

In this novel, Jekyll exploits his other half to do things that would make him lose all respect, things that he would be jailed for.
He takes the form of Hyde. When Jekyll takes a potion he made, he turns into Hyde. Jekyll’s emotions when he takes the potion are a swirl of anger and overall bad thoughts. It is because of these emotions that he turns into Hyde, these pent up rages and frustrations ended up being the end of him and show us that bottling up your emotions is a bad thing and…...

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