The term avalanche it derivates from avalance, a French word. The concept refers to a avalanche: a mass of snow or of other matter that falls from a certain height or on something else in a violent way.
Usually the idea avalanche is used to name the downward landslide or snowslide. This movement can drag the substrate and bury everything in its path.
Avalanches are usually generated when the different layers of snow they do not have homogeneity and therefore one layer is shifted over another. The wind, the rain and the changes temperature they can cause avalanches.
For example: “The avalanche at the ski center left a score of injured people”, “Tragedy in the Alps: five tourists died in an avalanche”, “We have lost contact with the climbers after the avalanche”.
The notion can also be used in a symbolic sense. An avalanche, in this setting, can be a alluvium, a torrent or one spate Of something: “Since it presented its new line of mortgage loans, the bank received an avalanche of inquiries”, “The avalanche of price increases is impoverishing the population”, “Avalanche of goals: the local team won 7-4”.
“Avalanche”, on the other hand, is the qualification from a movie directed by Corey allen, based on a novel by Frances Doel. Premiered in 1978, the film featured performances by Robert Forster, Rock hudson Y Mia farrow.
However, we cannot forget the existence of another film that uses the term in question in its title. We are referring to “Operation Avalanche”, which was released in 2016. Matt Johnson is the director of it who tells how, in 1967, the CIA suspects that a Russian spy is infiltrating NASA.
A character from Marvel comics, who faces the X Men, It’s also called Avalanche. It first appeared in a magazine published at the beginning of nineteen eighty one.
It was created by John Byrne and Chris Claremont. It appears as a mutant from Crete and has the peculiarity of possessing a singular power. Which? It can create earthquakes capable of destroying an entire city as well as disintegrating substances found in living tissue.
It should also be noted that he is part of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and that he is the father of the leader of the mutant children in the movie “Logan” (2017). This film came to complete the trilogy that is centered on the figure of Wolverine, who is played by actor Hugh Jackman.
“Avalanche”Finally, it is an album that the Spanish band from rock Heroes of Silence edited in nineteen ninety five. In said album, there is a homonymous song to the title.
It is a record work, the fourth of the aforementioned band, which managed to become number 1 in Spain and which also hit the German charts with force. The song entitled “Avalancha” was composed by the singer of the group, Enrique Bunbury, and has a clear inspiration in heavy metal.
From this single, which was a boom at the time, it was highlighted that its author used a large number of symbols and metaphors to talk about what existential and transcendental doubts are.