London can also be seen as a direct representation of Jekyll and Hyde themselves. Jekyll contributes to London society and is also well-liked and highly-respected. He is the personification of idyllic London: intelligent, respectable, and generous.Click to see full answer. Considering this, why is Jekyll and Hyde set in London?The Victorian London setting is important because it is what pushes Jekyll into making Hyde. Jekyll is repressed by his lifestyle as a rich doctor, it is only as Hyde that he can do what he actually wants and so he creates Hyde. how is Dr Jekyll presented in the novel? Hyde’ Robert Louis Stevenson presents the character of Dr. Jekyll as many things: trapped, depressed, unhappy, ambitious, intelligent etc… Through his outwardly manner and physical description along with the impressions of other characters. One may also ask, what theme is suggested by the dark streets of Victorian London in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde? The key themes in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde are scientific development, duality of mankind and the supernatural verus nature debate.What is the setting of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?Robert Louis Stevenson’s dramatic fable of good and evil, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is set in Victorian London with its protagonist Dr. Henry Jekyll seeming to embody the conflicting drives of that burgeoning society.