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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.

The primary purpose of the contrast between the "hand of Henry Jekyll" (line 29) and "the hand of Edward Hyde" (lines 30-31) is to

A

continue Jekyll's contradictory awareness between his feelings and his observations.

B

point to the moral deterioration of Jekyll's transformation to Hyde.

C

suggest that Jekyll's hatred for Hyde.

D

emphasize Jekyll's denial of the transformation.

E

provide irrefutable evidence that Jekyll has turned into Hyde.