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Incident of the Letter - Chapter 5


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"light falling dimly through the foggy cupola"
Description of Jekyll's laboratory. Again, reference to Utterson's mind.
"door covered with red baize"
Description of the door inside the house. Notice the precise option of colour.
"dusty windows barred with iron"
The house has no windows. Links in with Jekyll being a "disconsolate prisoner."
"for even in the houses the fog began to lie thickly"
Utterson inside the laboratory - he is mystified by the condition of the room.
"Dr Jekyll looking deadly sick..."
Jekyll conversing with Utterson. He appears to be physically deteriorating.
"I bind my honour to you that I am done with him in this world."
Jekyll promising Utterson that he will have nothing to do with Hyde anymore. Swears on his honour but later breaks his promise.
"The fog still slept on the wing above the drowned city"
Repetition of the fog. Gothic setting.
"the lamp glimmered like carbuncles"
Description of London. Clever of the gem which is red in colour.
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