The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

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In Chapter 1 of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, where is the tension created, and how does this intrigue modern readers? Thanks

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This novel begins with a character describing an almost supernatural experience of terror and dread, followed by the description of random act of violence by a man who shows no remorse.  The tension results from a lack of understanding.  Why is this door so sinister?  How could a man just trample a child and not care?  Readers are left feeling uneasy because of this image unexplaniable human...

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