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Incident at the Window - Chapter 7


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"like some disconsolate prisoner"
Jekyll is described as being unhappy and appears to be trapped. Links to "windows barred iron".
"the smile was struck out of his face and succeeded by an expression of such abject terror and despair"
Jekyll is aghast by his realisation of his change into Hyde.
"froze the very blood of the two gentlemen below"
Utterson and Enfield are shocked by what they have witnessed at the window.
"they turned and left the court without a word"
Reference to secrecy. Despite witnessing the extra-ordinary change, they do not discuss it.
"They were both pale; and there was an answering horror in their eyes."
Both Victorian gentlemen express their terror and shock in their faces rather than through words.
"God forgive us! God forgive us!"
Jekyll's transformation is unnatural. Utterson asks God for forgiveness as in Victorian society, only God has the power to create things.
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