Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Poole

Character Analysis

He may as well be called Jeeves since he’s the ultimate butler – polite, loyal, and knowledgeable about his master to a tee. Seriously, he claims to know Dr. Jekyll’s voice and footstep, and he probably does, seeing as he’s been with the guy for twenty years. Poole is our old reliable; he isn’t much of a three-dimensional character himself, but this is so we can simply get information from him without having to question his motivations, reasoning, etc. He’s a tool for the author, in other words.

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