The strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Martínez Pinto, David José

Corazonista’s School. October of 2010

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Martínez Pinto, David José

Corazonista’s School. 20 of October of 2010


Luis Fabian Sierra Cárdenas

Teacher’s Signature
C O N T E N T SI. Introduction
II. Biography of the writer
III. Description of the environment
IV. Description of the characters
V. Plot
VI. Vocabulary
* Idioms
* Allusions
* Sayings
VII. Essay
* Thesis

* Introduction

* Arguments

VIII. Conclusion

IX. Bibliography.

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Well thework that I chose was already in its plot that brings several elements of bipolarity and the realization of this work is to further knowledge of this fact and comparing it to the movie view class called "The Wall" by Pink Floyd.

Is intended to complement the Idioms and Phrasal verbs as seen in the course of this year and aim to improve our reading and get a better knowledge of a text.

Herewe take a deeper appreciation of the words that are not understood and idiomatic as well expressions a short summary of the life of the author and also a short story of events that are most relevant for me the book without dwelling long and ending with a point of view the book in this plot.

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Biography of the writer.

Robert LouisStevenson (1850-1894)
Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, known especially for his novels of adventure. Stevenson's characters often prefer unknown hazards to everyday life of the Victorian society. His most famous examination of the split personality is THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1886). Many of Stevenson's stories are set in colorful locations, they havealso horror and supernatural elements. Arguing against realism, Stevenson underlined the "nameless longings of the reader", the desire for experience
(born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh—died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa) Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island (1881), Kidnapped (1886), Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886),and The Master of Ballantrae (1889). Stevenson's biography of Pierre-Jean de Béranger appeared in the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica ( the Britannica Classic: Pierre-Jean de Béranger).
Early life
Stevenson was the only son of Thomas Stevenson, a prosperous civil engineer, and his wife, Margaret Isabella Balfour. His poor health made regular schooling difficult, but he attendedEdinburgh Academy and other schools before, at 17, entering Edinburgh University, where he was expected to prepare himself for the family profession of lighthouse engineering. But Stevenson had no desire to be an engineer, and he eventually agreed with his father, as a compromise, to prepare instead for the Scottish bar.
He had shown a desire to write early in life, and once in his teens he haddeliberately set out to learn the writer's craft by imitating a great variety of models in prose and verse. His youthful enthusiasm for the Covenanters ( i.e., those Scotsmen who banded together to defend their version of Presbyterianism in the 17th century) led to his writing The Pentland Rising, his first printed work. During his years at the university he rebelled against his parents' religion andset himself up as a liberal bohemian who abhorred the alleged cruelties and hypocrisies of bourgeois respectability.
In 1873, in the midst of painful differences with his father, he visited a married cousin in Suffolk, England, where he met Sidney Colvin, the English scholar, who became a lifelong friend, and Fanny Sitwell (who later married Colvin). Sitwell, an older woman of charm and talent,...