The Context of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

English Literature

GCSE

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9m 0s
This tutorial will examine the kinds of context within Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and why context is useful when understanding the novella. It gives a brief background of major issues of Victorian period, including scientific advancement, social control and colonialism and how the author harnesses these contexts. It also addresses the issues of public vs private selves, the duality of man, Darwinian contexts and the Victorian ideals of society.

Tutors:

Alex Blott