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Figurative language[1]

  1. 1. By:Tyler Neville, Andrea Lee, Juan Barragon, Baron Kane, Alex Forney
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ ’ If he be Mr. Hyde, ‘ he thought , ‘I shall be Mr. Seek.’ “ </li></ul><ul><li>p.10 </li></ul><ul><li>This quote is a pun and a thought Mr. Utterson has. It also foreshadows Mr. Utterson’s actions later in the book. </li></ul><ul><li>Picture on next slide found from </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>“ He was perfectly cool and made no resistance, but gave me one look, so ugly that it brought out the sweat on me like running.” p. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>There is a simile at the end of this quote because Mr. Enfield, a friend of Mr. Utterson’s, is describing Mr. Hyde. This description helps create the theme of evil. </li></ul>
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  5. 6. <ul><li>“ The fog still slept on the wing above the drowned city, where the lamps glimmered like carbuncles; and through the muffle and smother of these fallen clouds, the procession of the town’s life was still rolling in through the great arteries with a sound as of a mighty wind.” p. 22 </li></ul><ul><li>This quote containing similes, metaphors, and personification describes London after Dr. Jekyll learns from Poole that a letter never came by post. The letter was important because Mr. Hyde wrote it and Dr. Jekyll was the writer’s benefactor. </li></ul>
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  7. 8. <ul><li>“ At one table, there were traces of chemical work, various measure heaps of some white salt being laid on glass saucers…” p. 38 </li></ul><ul><li>This quote of imagery shows Dr. Jekyll’s lab when Mr. Utterson finds it. This quote adds on to suspense, creating a mood of fear. </li></ul>
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  9. 10. <ul><li>“…my arm raised to shield me from that prodigy , my mind submerged in terror.” p. 45 </li></ul><ul><li>This quote containing metaphors is told from Mr. Lanyon’s point of view. He is witnessing Mr. Hyde changing into Dr. Jekyll. This adds on to the mood of fear. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>“… I led a life of such severity as I had never before attained to, and enjoyed the compensations of an improving conscience.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pg.55 </li></ul><ul><li>This quote containing alliterations, a simile, and a metaphor is told from Dr. Jekyll’s point of view. This adds on to the mood of darkness. </li></ul>