Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


Robert Louis Stevenson

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Characters

Dr. Jekyll

is the old friend of Mr. Utterson and Dr. Lanyon, whose changing behavior causes suspicion all round as to his mental state. He is introduced as a kind, professorial gentleman, but comes under criticism… read analysis of Dr. Jekyll

Mr. Hyde

is the other identity of Dr Jekyll, but is first known to us as a separate character. He appears in the gruesome anecdotes of Enfield and the maid, as a horrifically violent gentleman… read analysis of Mr. Hyde

Mr. Gabriel Utterson

is a lawyer whose perspective the novel follows for most of the story as he tries to uncover the mystery of Dr. Jekyll connection to Mr. Hyde. He is introduced as a kind and… read analysis of Mr. Gabriel Utterson

Dr. Hastie Lanyon

is one of Dr. Jekyll’s professional contemporaries and an old friend of both he and Utterson, though at the outset of the story, he is revealed to have qualms with Jekyll’s scientific methods… read analysis of Dr. Hastie Lanyon

Mr. Enfield

is a friend of Utterson's, with whom he takes Sunday walks. He is the one who first tells Utterson the story of Mr. Hyde’s violence. He is a good example of the secrecy… read analysis of Mr. Enfield
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is the loyal servant of Dr. Jekyll, who greets visitors at the house and eventually is instrumental in the discovery and confession of his master. His near constant presence and yet his fear and… read analysis of Poole
Minor Characters
Sir Danvers Carew
An elderly, well-respected member of Parliament who is murdered by Mr. Hyde.