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 full character analysis)
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 full character analysis)
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 full character analysis)
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 full character analysis)
Sir Danvers Carew
An elderly, well-respected member of Parliament who is murdered by Mr. Hyde.