I've recently begun working with a student who is preparing for the Edexcel English Literature GCSE and as a part of our work together, we have both completed a question about the 'Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde' under timed conditions. We will be peer assessing. The question asked how the character of Hyde is presented as a frightening outsider, with an extract from Chapter 2 as the starting point. It is an AQA English Literature GCSE practice question
How do you get a grade 9 in English Literature GCSE? You use your initiative and explore your topics in depth. Wide reading is one way to make sure that your understanding of set texts is developed and honed, and that your ideas about themes, characters, language and context are richly informed.
Here's a suggested reading list to complement the study of the 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.