The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde The Carew Murder Case Summary Notes Nearly a year has passed with no word of Hyde. Contrast of the appearance of Hyde and Carew. Hyde’s actions show the beast within. H is depicted as almost under-evolved – “ape-like” linking back with troglodytic image. Utterson drawn back in by letter held by Carew. The self-serving side of humanity is seen in the detective – “professional ambition”. Summary Notes Weather creates atmosphere of tension and fear on approach to Hyde’s home. Area likened to a nightmare – heightening sense of fear and tension. Maid had an “evil face” – only type of person who would work for Hyde. Happy to discover Hyde was in trouble – hypocrisy of desire to see bad befall him but to work for him. Hyde’s apartment contrast with the surrounding area – well furnished and luxurious. Summary Notes Hyde leaves the apartment ransacked as if it had be burgled. Lack of care for his possessions. The rush he was in can be seen from the poor disposal of clues and evidence.