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Robert Louis Stevenson1

Robert Louis Stevenson – Skottish author of 19
Was born in Edinburgh,
Scotland in 1850.
1889 –settled
down in Samoa
island, where he
died on
December 3, 1994
His most famous works
At the age 17, he
1888-1889 –
are Treasure
enrolled at
Stevenson`s family
Island, Kidnapped, Strange
traveled the islands
Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr
University to study
of The Pacific Ocean
Hyde, and
engineering and
A Child's Garden of Verses.
then the law.
1880 -he married
In 1878,
Fanny Osbourne
and remained with her
set out
until Stevenson's death in 1894.
in California
Main Characters
Dr. Lanyon
a lawyer
is an estranged friend
and colleague of Dr. Jekyll.
is a handsome wealthy doctor
Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield reach the door of a large house
on their weekly walk.
The first mention of Hyde in the Enfield`s story…
One night in October, a servant sees Hyde beat to death Sir
Danvers Carew with a cane
Utterson visits Jekyll, who shows Utterson a note, written to Jekyll
by Hyde, apologising for the trouble that he has caused.
Dr Lanyon dies of shock after receiving information relating to
Jekyll. Before his death, Lanyon gives Utterson a letter to be
opened after Jekyll's death or disappearance
Mr. Poole`s visit to Utterson
with terrible news
Hyde wearing Jekyll's
clothes dead from suicide.
Utterson reads Lanyon's letter,
then Jekyll's and now he
knows the whole truth
“Strange Case of Dr
Jekyll and Mr
Hyde” is
The main idea of
Robert Louis
Stevenson's The
Strange Case of Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is
that man's soul is
paired with both
elements of good and
evil. These basic
elements cannot be
separated because
man is defined by the
conflict within his inner
nature and how he
deals with this duality.