Planet of the Apes - Part III, Chapter 7 – Part III, Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Part III, Chapter 7 – Zira arranges it so that Ulysse can see Nova frequently. While Cornelius busies himself with work, a chimpanzee named Helius shows Cornelius the encephalic wing, dealing with studies of the human brain. Test subjects are routinely experimented and operated upon. For example, a young boy has had part of his brain removed, leading to his refusal to eat. As a result, he must be force-fed. Another case involves a part of the brain being removed in which the person can no longer handle spatial differences and can no longer reach out and grab something, and one in which a mother no longer wants her young.

It enrages Ulysse. Helius asks if such experiments are done on Earth; Ulysse says they are done on monkeys. Helius counters that they on Soror obviously do better experiments. A very...

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