Three Monsters and Three Cultures That Perfectly Describe Them

Frankenstein, King Kong and Godzilla

Introduction

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Boris Karloff, as Frankenstein’s monster — By Universal Studios, NBCUniversal — Dr. Macro, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3558176

“Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” by Mary Shelley

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Edison Studios 1910 — By J. Searle Dawley — Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2659118

Frankenstein’s Monster — Life and Death — Industrial Revolution

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Merian C. Cooper and his creation — https://horrorpedia.com/2014/09/16/king-kong-1933/, PD-US, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51311009

King Kong

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Newer iteration of King Kong. ‘Kong: Skull Island’. King Kong and the blond.

King Kong a Cautionary Tale

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By Jewell Enterprises Inc.Toho — Trailer for the film, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=40498201

Godzilla

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By Unknown author — http://asiancinefest.blogspot.it/2006_10_01_archive.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=40653736

Conflicted Feelings — Emotional Outlet — Metaphor

Resources

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I write about culture, international trade, and history. Taught international business at two universities in Beijing, China. https://hubpages.com/@jcscull

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