Characters overview

In Stevenson's novel, there are main, secondary and minor characters. Stevenson uses the characters to illustrate the main plot points and themes.

Main characters

  • Dr Jekyll
  • Mr Hyde

Secondary characters

  • Mr Utterson
  • Dr Lanyon

Minor characters

  • Poole - Dr Jekyll's butler
  • Mr Richard Enfield - Mr Utterson's friend and cousin
  • Sir Danvers Carew - Mr Hyde's murder victim