Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: animal experiments

  • Moreau’s mysterious creatures

    The tale begins with a shipwrecked man who lands on a mysterious island filled with half human and half animal type creatures. From this, the novel seems a little ridiculous and even simplistic. But in actuality, H.G. Wells’ novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau, can be read as a story dealing with serious issues like religion…