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Jekyll's Conscience

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, "Henry Jekyll's Full Statement of the Case"

In the following passage, Dr. Jekyll explains the circumstances of his scientific experiment.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Learn Library, 2000-2012. Web. 24 March 2016.

What does the phrase, "thus his conscience slumbered" (line 24), suggest about Jekyll's character?

A

Jekyll's moral nature is not impaired..

B

Jekyll successfully reverses Hyde's evil acts.

C

Jekyll mistakenly thinks he is unaffected by Hyde.

D

Jekyll has no moral understanding.

E

Jekyll erroneously substitutes evil for good.