>>105756608>A monsterguy/humangal story is just a common female perspective given more literal form.
As a male who can remember what puberty was like I'll say I've felt it myself. Testosterone is a hell of a drug and the standard werewolf story makes a lot of sense as a 'waking of the beast'. Suddenly being burdened with intensifying 'hungers', a ravenous appetite, moody, a feeling of shame and social isolation, weird growths, aching body.
By contrast I feel like most historical and archetypical female 'monsters' fall into one of two catagories, both based almost entirely on 'deceptive appearances'. You have 'Manipulator Types' who can compel others against their will or deceive the senses (ex: Grendel's Mother, Fox Demons, Serpent Women, Sirens, Succubi, Ghost Girls) and then there are the 'Unexpected Stabbing' who usually ambush their victims and revel in explicit bloodshed (Harpies, Maenads, Morigan, various spider women, Ianna, Sekhemet.)