My least favorite part of the book would be towards the end when Dr.Jekyll died. This part was my least favorite part because Dr.Jekyll did all he can to get rid of Mr.Hyde, his “dark side”. He researched to find ways on how to separate his good side from his bad side. When Dr.Jekyll finally found a solution for his problem which was a potion, after a while the ingredients start to run out. This leads to Dr.Jekyll dying because without the potion, Mr.Hyde will be able to take over his body. This part of the story also led to being my least favorite part because Dr.Jekyll was the good guy and he ended up dying while trying to get rid of Mr.Hyde. There were no more ingredients to make the potion, causing Dr.Jekyll to no longer be a character in the book.
Compared to “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare, Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde have similar characters and plot. In Macbeth, Macbeth is a character that's very similar to Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde. Macbeth is similar to Dr.Jekyll in the beginning of the play “ Macbeth “ because he was a very kindhearted and trustworthy person that was never the type to commit any type of crime. However, further on during the play Macbeth started to become more like Dr.Hyde because his personality changed dramatically. He murdered Duncan and he started being cruel afterwards. Dr.Jekyll is also similar to Macbeth because he was a very loyal person until he started having a dark side (Dr.Hyde) that’s very cruel and commits murder frequently. The plots for both Macbeth and Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde because the main characters in both articles are the people who commit the crimes undercover.
The two stories are different because Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are physically two different people representing two different personalities. In Macbeth, Macbeth’s evil traits developed over time. Another difference is that Dr. Jekyll is able to control his split personalities sometimes. He has a potion that he is able to drink to turn from Mr. Hyde to Dr. Jekyll, but he is unable to control when he turns from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde. Macbeth’s personalities change due to guilt and his desire for power. His desire for power drives him to kill other characters. After killing someone, he becomes guilty and goes back to his normal self.
The authors uses motifs as a literary device to develop plot in both, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” and “Macbeth”. A motif used in the stories that are similar, are the reoccurrence of bad weather whenever someone is going to get killed. An example can be the night Macbeth kills Duncan, the night was stormy. Another example can be when Mr. Hyde killed Sir Danvers Carew, the night was dark and foggy.