Which statement best describes how Mr. Utterson is characterized in the excerpt?
The author uses indirect characterization to show that Mr. Utterson is a concerned and caring friend.
In a work of fiction, the mood is the __________ of the piece
How is Dr. Lanyon characterized in the excerpt?
Which sentence uses indirect characterization?
Nina slid into her seat just as the bell rang and tried to catch her breath.
Gothic literature focuses on:
1. Horror and fear
2. Strong emotions
3. Plot twists and mysteries
4. Supernatural elements
The time period, place and social environment in which the events in a story take place
Gothic fiction is often set in dark, eerie or mysterious places, including:
a) Old castles
b) Ruined or decaying places
c) Confined spaces
In what way is the setting of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde typical of gothic fiction?
The setting shows signs of decay
Which detail from the passage establishes the gothic setting?
“prolonged and sordid negligence”
How is Mr.
Utterson characterized in this passage?
As supportive and nonjudgmental
Write two to four sentences explaining how Stevenson generates suspense in the first two chapters of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Include specific details from the text.
Stevenson’s characterization of Mr. Hyde creates suspense. The reader wonders why Hyde has such a strong negative effect on everyone who sees him. The setting also generates suspense. For example, the descriptions of Hyde’s decaying and sinister house create an eerie mood and make the reader wonder what Hyde is up to.