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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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.

Poole Timeline
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