A highlight from The Monstrefact: El Coco

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Of contemporary spanish society. While number forty three the sleep of reason produces monsters is perhaps the most famous selection from this album. Today i'd like to talk about capriccio number. Three here comes the boogeyman or care. Vienna l. coco in the illustration a hooded figure approaches a mother whose children's scorn and horror. The mother's face however is not possessed by fear she seems eager even as described on magnesium dot. Org images thought to express goya's criticism of the indoctrination of spanish children into the terror of supernatural beings in both the home and the educational system at large. But who or what was l. Coco in carol roses. Giants monsters and dragons. The folklorist described it as a kind of ogre. Used to scare children into good behavior. Better be good. Children or l. coco will. Come and take you away. Better listen to mother or cocoa will come in eat you. The figure also appears in portuguese traditions. As well as throughout the spanish and portuguese-speaking world it's female counterpart was known as the kuka descriptions of the monsters. Appearance are terrible but vague. Often invoking shaggy nece burning is novel size and comparisons to skulls or disembodied heads. In fact the old portuguese word cocoa meant head or skull when portuguese and spanish explorers ventured amid the pacific islands. They discovered something most unusual a shaggy head shaped object with three holes reminiscent of a human skull. This of course came to be known as the coconut. So the next time you enjoy a coconut water or perhaps a pina colada give thought to coco the terror of children

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