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Dr Lanyon's Narrative - Chapter 9


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"disgustful curiosity"
Dr Lannyon's is horrified by Hyde however he wants to find out more.
"my interest in the man's nature and character there was added a curiosity"
Dr Lanyon is very pedantic yet he still contains a sense of curiosity in him.
"your sight shall be blasted by a prodigy to stagger the unbelief of Satan"
Hyde tells Lanyon that what he shall witness will be life-changing. A reference to Satan
"Lanyon, you remember your vows: what follows is under the seal of our profession."
Hyde reminds Dr Lanyon of his Hippocratic Oath as a doctor.
"bound to the most narrow and material views, you have denied the virtue of transcendental medicine, you who have derided your superiors - behold!"
Hyde's blameable and resentful language; suggests Stevenson's support of the new Victorian technological emerge.
"a clouded brow"
Mr Utterson's confused mind. Links in with later pathetic fallacy of fog.
"O God!... O God!"
Dr Lanyon immediately turns to religion upon witnessing Hyde transform into Jekyll.
"like a man restored from death"
Dr Lanyon appears to use impossible language to describe what he has just seen.
"my soul sicked at it"
Dr Lanyon has a distaste and his soul is conflicted.
"the deadliest terror sits by me at all hours of the day and night"
Dr Lanyon is terrified by the transformation. This is all he can think about it.
"I must die ; and yet I shall die incredulous."
Despite Dr Lanyon seeing the transformation with his own eyes, he is still not willing to accept what he saw and this therefore leads him to his own impending doom.
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