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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


by Robert Louis Stevenson

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Today, "Jekyll and Hyde" is a term used in reference to someone with a split personality. (Source.)

Most productions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde significantly alter the original plot, usually inserting a love interest or telling the story from another point of view. Mary Reilly, for instance, stars Julia Roberts as a maid in Dr. Jekyll’s house who falls in love with the doctor, played by John Malkovich. So be careful about "reading" this book by watching its Hollywood counterpart. (Source.)

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