* 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''
* UnfortunateImplications: The story can be seen as demonising female sexuality.
* TheWoobie: Poor Mary and Trevor.