History YMMV / TheGreatGodPan

2nd Oct '17 6:59:15 PM Tarlonniel
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->"or one instance I saw a Form, shaped in dimness before me, which I will not farther describe. But the symbol of this form may be seen in ancient sculptures, and in paintings which survived beneath the lava, too foul to be spoken of... as a horrible and unspeakable shape, neither man nor
beast, was changed into human form, there came finally death."
[[note]]It's a blatant reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erotic_art_in_Pompeii_and_Herculaneum the erotic art of Pompeii]]. In other words, the horrific EldritchAbomination turned into a ''giant penis''.[[/note]]

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->"or -->"... or one instance I saw a Form, shaped in dimness before me, which I will not farther describe. But the symbol of this form may be seen in ancient sculptures, and in paintings which survived beneath the lava, too foul to be spoken of... as a horrible and unspeakable shape, neither man nor
nor beast, was changed into human form, there came finally death."
" [[note]]It's a blatant reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erotic_art_in_Pompeii_and_Herculaneum the erotic art of Pompeii]]. In other words, the horrific EldritchAbomination turned into a ''giant penis''.[[/note]]
26th Sep '17 5:13:55 PM Carliro
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* NightmareRetardant[=/=]:{{Narm}}: Helen Vaughan's final form:
->"or one instance I saw a Form, shaped in dimness before me, which I will not farther describe. But the symbol of this form may be seen in ancient sculptures, and in paintings which survived beneath the lava, too foul to be spoken of... as a horrible and unspeakable shape, neither man nor
beast, was changed into human form, there came finally death."
[[note]]It's a blatant reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erotic_art_in_Pompeii_and_Herculaneum the erotic art of Pompeii]]. In other words, the horrific EldritchAbomination turned into a ''giant penis''.[[/note]]
29th Jan '16 9:29:38 AM fruitstripegum
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%% * TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.
* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized "The Great God Pan" for misogyny.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]



%% * TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.
* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized "The Great God Pan" for misogyny.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]


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%% * TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.
* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized "The Great God Pan" for misogyny.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]


11th Dec '15 11:43:51 AM VenomLancerHae
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* EvilIsSexy

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* TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.

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%% * TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.
6th Feb '15 10:40:43 AM efay
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* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized the story for misogyny.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]


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* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized the story "The Great God Pan" for misogyny.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]

6th Feb '15 10:40:25 AM efay
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* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized the story for misogyny.[[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]


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* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized the story for misogyny.[[http://somanybooksblog.[[http://weirdgenesis.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-great-god-pan-1890-by-arthur-machen.html]][[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]

6th Feb '15 10:38:50 AM efay
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* UnfortunateImplications: Some modern readers have criticized the story for misogyny.[[http://somanybooksblog.com/2012/10/31/the-great-god-pan/]][[http://ttapress.com/1030/on-machen-misogyny-and-mad-women-in-attics/]][[http://www.blackgate.com/2012/10/30/arthur-machen-and-the-great-god-pan/]] ''The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction'' (1993) is widely quoted as stating that "The story begins with an sf rationale (brain surgery) which remains one of the most dramatically horrible and misogynistic in fiction."[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_God_Pan#Critical_opinion]]

12th Jan '15 10:43:56 PM Willbyr
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* NightmareFuel: This story managed to given Creator/StephenKing some nights of nightmares, as he described in the endnotes to his short story collection ''Literature/JustAfterSunset''.

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* NightmareFuel: This story managed to given Creator/StephenKing some nights of nightmares, as he described in the endnotes to his short story collection ''Literature/JustAfterSunset''.
12th Jan '15 10:43:39 PM Willbyr
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* NightmareFuel: This story managed to given Creator/StephenKing some nights of nightmares.
--> "[''The Great God Pan''] surmounts its rather clumsy prose and works its way relentlessly into the reader's terror-zone. How many sleepless nights has it caused? God knows, but a few of them were mine. I think 'Pan' is as close as the horror genre comes to a great white whale."
---> - From the endnotes to his short story collection ''Literature/JustAfterSunset''

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* NightmareFuel: This story managed to given Creator/StephenKing some nights of nightmares.
--> "[''The
nightmares, as he described in the endnotes to his short story collection ''Literature/JustAfterSunset''.
-->[''The
Great God Pan''] surmounts its rather clumsy prose and works its way relentlessly into the reader's terror-zone. How many sleepless nights has it caused? God knows, but a few of them were mine. I think 'Pan' is as close as the horror genre comes to a great white whale."
---> - From the endnotes to his short story collection ''Literature/JustAfterSunset''



-->"As you know, I rescued Mary from the gutter, and from almost certain starvation, when she was a child; I think her life is mine, to use as I see fit."
* TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.

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-->"As -->As you know, I rescued Mary from the gutter, and from almost certain starvation, when she was a child; I think her life is mine, to use as I see fit."
fit.
* TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.Trevor.

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5th Nov '14 11:35:18 AM MagBas
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* UnfortunateImplications: The story can be seen as demonising female sexuality.
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