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

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Describe Dr. Jekyll's fascination with Mr. Hyde's lifestyle in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.  

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Before Dr. Jekyll created the drug that would separate the good and evil sides of man, he actually lived a dual life. He pretended to be an upright person, but he occasionally "laid aside restraint and plunged in shame." According to Jekyll's letter, when Jekyll became Hyde, he was aware of Hyde's experiences and remembered them when he returned to his Jekyll persona. On the other hand, Hyde was only vaguely aware of Jekyll when Hyde was in the ascendancy.

Stevenson is quite abstract...

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