Split Personality in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
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In this paper, the writer analyzes the psychological elements of the split personality or what is otherwise known as Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson. The writer discusses that the symptoms of DID are ever present in the polarized personalities that Dr. Jekyll's potion releases in the evil personality of Mr. Hyde. The writer maintains that in this manner, Dr. Jekyll and Mr., Hyde effectively represent the good and evil sides of human nature, but this is depicted in Stevenson's novel through the scope of mental illnesses found with Dissociative Identity Disorder.
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