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Purpose of "The Story of the Door"

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; The Story of the Door

Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Learn Library, 2000-2012. Web. 20 March 2016.

The passage as a whole serves primarily to

A

criticize the lack of social responsibility in society.

B

highlight the viciousness of Hyde.

C

introduce Utterson and his connection to Hyde.

D

portray Utterson as a judge of human nature.

E

illustrate a powerful force that threatens civilization.