History Main / StockMonsterSymbolism

8th Nov '15 9:47:13 PM Galacton
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* The threat of [[AtomicHate Nuclear Weapons]] and other [[WeaponOfMassDestruction weapons of mass destruction]]. Nuclear Fallout.
8th Nov '15 9:13:20 PM Galacton
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** [[HulkingOut Anger]] and Rage. ** SplitPersonality
26th Oct '15 4:21:33 PM KaiYves
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** ''Tintin in Tibet'' ends with the hero saying he hopes humans never catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo."I hope they never do catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo.
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** ''Tintin in Tibet'' ends with the hero saying he hopes humans never catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo."I hope they never do catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo.
26th Oct '15 4:20:20 PM KaiYves
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!! [[OurCryptidsAreMoreMysterious Cryptids]] * Human interaction with nature and RomanticismVsEnlightenment-- cryptids are usually described as living in areas of untouched wilderness and hunted by humans with fancy technological gizmos. Heroes often have to help them escape and be left alone in the wild, without human interference. ** ''Tintin in Tibet'' ends with the hero saying he hopes humans never catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo."I hope they never do catch the Yeti, because they'd only put it in a zoo.
1st Oct '15 6:32:08 AM Aryn
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* [[GoneHorriblyWrong Unforeseen Consequences of Human Industry/Technology]]
15th Jun '15 9:36:11 AM nombretomado
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** Used by Creator/AlanMoore in ''SwampThing'' and JossWhedon in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', as well as a direct connection in ''Film/GingerSnaps''.
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** Used by Creator/AlanMoore in ''SwampThing'' and JossWhedon Creator/JossWhedon in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', as well as a direct connection in ''Film/GingerSnaps''.
22nd Jan '14 8:43:38 PM Abodos
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* Disasters. Either man made (Hedorah, giant robots) or natural (Rodan), a sort of divine retribution tied to shinto beliefs can also be read into it (Mothra). ** Franchise/{{Godzilla}} started out as a metaphor for the devastation of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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* Disasters. Either man made (Hedorah, giant robots) robots, mutants) or natural (Rodan), a sort of divine retribution tied to shinto beliefs can also be read into it (Mothra). ** Franchise/{{Godzilla}} has basically been all of the above at some point. He started out as a metaphor for the devastation of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.Nagasaki. ''Film/GodzillaMothraKingGhidorahGiantMonstersAllOutAttack'' has him being the collective manifestation of the souls of those who lost their lives during Japan's Pacific campaign in WorldWarII. ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}'' gives him a GaiasVengeance characterization on top of being a radioactive mutation.
21st Jan '14 4:42:42 PM nombretomado
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** Used by AlanMoore in ''SwampThing'' and JossWhedon in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', as well as a direct connection in ''Film/GingerSnaps''.
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** Used by AlanMoore Creator/AlanMoore in ''SwampThing'' and JossWhedon in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', as well as a direct connection in ''Film/GingerSnaps''.
5th Sep '13 10:16:23 PM Nightsky
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** Just about every ZombieApocalypse film ever, although oddly, the zombies aren't the source of this symbolism; the reaction of the Humans is.
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** Just about every ZombieApocalypse film ever, although oddly, the zombies aren't the source of this symbolism; the reaction of the Humans is.[[InYourNatureToDestroyYourselves Mindless, ravenous consumption]]
25th Aug '13 1:45:57 AM Bicorn
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* Again, faceless conformity and loss of identity * Fear of being BuriedAlive
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