We are introduced to the back door right at the beginning of the book. The door is said to be – “ equipped with neither bell or knocker, was blistered and distained.” Along with the introduction of the door is the introduction of Mr. Hyde. Mr. Hyde’s appearance is described as “something displeasing, something downright detestable.” So right from the beginning, we are aware of Mr. Hyde’s connection with this mysterious door. Mr. Enfield’s story on page 2 gives a good understanding of the shady character of Mr. Hyde. A quote from the book that best describes this is “ The next thing was to get the money; and where do you think he carried us but to that place with the door? – whipped out a key, went in , and presently came back with the matter of ten pounds in gold and a cheque for the balance on Coutts’s, drawn payable... [continues]
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