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Jekyll: An interpretation. Part two

We could view this in reference to the crisis of masculinity that has occurred over the last thirty or so years. The rise of the feminist movement fighting for equal rights in the face of a male dominated and chauvinistic … Continue reading

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Jekyll: An interpretation. Part one

Steven Moffat’s Jekyll (BBC1 Saturday 9.00pm), does seem to be taking the story into new and interesting places, incorporating new aspects, ones that have been presented in the werewolf mythology, and re-telling the story for a contemporary audience. It looks … Continue reading

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Jekyll and Hyde: An interpretation.

Firstly, one can draw a parallel with the mythology of the werewolf which has preceded the Jekyll and Hyde tale for some centuries. Indeed, one might consider Stevenson’s superb story as a post-enlightenment rendering of the werewolf mythology; a Cartesian … Continue reading

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