Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Macrosomatognosia

  • Carroll’s Wonderland

    Yvonne KusiimaKampala, Uganda In 1865 the world was introduced to the novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. In the book, a young girl named Alice is feeling bored and drowsy while sitting on the riverbank with her elder sister when she notices a talking,…

  • Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

    Rayda JoomunMauritius Author Dedication “Thus grew the tale of Wonderland: / Thus slowly, one by one, / Its quaint events hammered out / And now the tale is done, / And home we steer, a merry crew, / Beneath the setting sun”¹ As a child, I got lost in the curious jargon and strange sequence of events in Alice’s Adventures…