Posts Tagged ‘H.G. Wells’

Are We Not Men?: An Appreciation of Dr. Moreau

Are We Not Men?: An Appreciation of Dr. Moreau

“Not to run on all fours, not to spill blood, not to eat meat. That is the Law. Are we not men?”




“Power Was Given Unto Them”: The “Evil Albino” Stereotype in Horror Fiction

“Power Was Given Unto Them”: The “Evil Albino” Stereotype in Horror Fiction

Albinism is a serious and incurable genetic defect resulting in a lack of pigment. According to centuries of fiction, this lack of pigment translates into a lack of moral character; hence, the “Evil Albino” has passed into clichedom.