Both have sophisticated language
Jekyll and Hyde Is a novella while Medea is a play Both use many language techniques
Jekyll and Hyde is horror while Medea is fantasy Both are engaging
Jekyll and Hyde is very mysterious and very suspenseful while Medea is very planned out. Both written long ago
Jekyll and Mr Hyde ended with the bad guy dying while Medea finishes with the bad person walking away alive. Both contain moral messages
Medea has unhappy ending while Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has happy ending. Both have books have deaths and drama
Both have a protagonist and antagonist Both books are a tragedy
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde the perspective is that of Mr Utterson while Medea has a different perspective. Both books have common
In Medea God has power while in Jekyll and Hyde people have power. Both have many similes and metaphors to describe certain characters and scenes.
Medea is dialogue driven, Jekyll and Hyde has dialogue and description. Both have supernatural themes (Medea is daughter of a God and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde the potion.)
Ancient Greece VS 19th Century. Both have theme of power
Jekyll’s sins lead to a forfeit of his life, Medea’s does not Both have theme of revenge
Both tell us about human nature.
Jekyll and Hyde is written by a newspaper Medea is a part of mythology
Good VS Evil, internal good and evil (everyone has weaknesses; Medea has jealousy weakness.)
Women have more power in Medea than Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Both have murders, violence and suspense.
In Medea the protagonist is the perpetrator of bad deeds while in Hyde the preventer. Both have magical potions.
Theme of “savage” among society
Think of the consequences before you act (Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Medea) •
Don’t meddle with human nature (Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) •
Avoid the temptation to give into our dark desire (Dr Jeyll and Mr Hyde, Medea) •
Don’t trust your enemy/ strangers (Medea)
Do not anger the God’s (Medea)
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