Princess Mononoke
A Tale of Conflict and Harmony

 
What types of conflict are symbolically presented in the movie?

Tradition vs. Modernity

Nature vs. Industrialization
Kami vs. Humans
 
Women vs. Men
 
How do the various characters represent different perspectives on these conflicts?
 
The Kami

 
Shishigami/Daidarabotchi

 
Nago & Okkoto

Lady Eboshi
 
Princess Mononoke (San)
 

Prince Ashitaka
 
What’s the moral of the story?
Can humans live in harmony with nature/kami?
Can tradition coexist with modernity?