In these sessions, we will explore the themes and context of ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and what life was like in the Victorian era. We will look at how science and religion often clashed with each other during this period and how this affected Dr. Jekyll.
In the first session we will look at life in Victorian times and how reputation meant everything!
In the second session we will look at how secrecy affected Dr Jekyll and those around him. We will also look at good and evil before and after the potion is taken.
Following on from the previous session, we will look at science and religion. Furthermore, we will discuss how these themes would clash and how Dr. Jekyll was affected by this.
In the final week, we will explore the narrative and look at how the novella is ‘gothic.’
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