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The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau Allusions & Cultural References

When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • "Bluebeard" by Charles Perrault (7.10)

Historical References

  • The Medusa shipwreck (1.1) 
  • Tottenham Court (2.21) 
  • Gower Street (2.21, 10.7)
  • The Royal College of Science (6.14)
  • Huxley (6.14)
  • Mahomet's houri (15.26) 
  • Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff (16.9)
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