What is a good thesis statement involving good and evil from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson?

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A good thesis statement about good and evil from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is that good and evil are not distinct from each other but are intertwined and defined by each other. Dr. Jekyll, the quintessentially morally upright man in the eyes of society, has long contended with the secret darker side of himself. He writes a letter in which he explains his understanding of the dualistic nature of humans:

I learned to recognise the thorough and primitive duality of man; I saw that, of the two natures that contended in the field of my consciousness, even if I could rightly be said to be either, it was only because I was radically both.

In other words, he realizes that he can only be good and upright because he also has a darker and more evil side to himself. He also realizes that all of humankind also has this duality and that good can only exist alongside evil because it is...

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