Gargantua

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Gargantua

royal giant who required 17,913 cows for personal milk supply. [Fr. Lit.: Gargantua and Pantagruel]

Gargantua

enormous eater who ate salad lettuces as big as walnut trees. [Fr. Lit.: Brewer Handbook, 406]
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He later scored many of the Godzilla series entries for Toho, as well as other monster films for the studio such as "War of the Gargantuas.
Several images recur in these fictions: black southerners as blood--and excrement-covered rags, detritus, pollutants that inspire "white panic"; black and white women as giants, gargantuas, monsters whose departure from feminine norms radically destabilizes them; seemingly insignificant domestic objects as powerful symbols of the "non-epic everyday" that bears crucial traces of sweeping political struggles (154); and whiteness as a cloud that "drifts through the air to cover everyone, blacks and whites alike," but that often "never coalesce[s] into a taut symbol or image" (105), representing what white culture knows but shudders to think.