mythologization

Definitions

  • The ornate fountain featuring mythological figures
    The ornate fountain featuring mythological figures
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mythologization the restatement of a message as a myth
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Quotations

  • Susan Sontag
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    “A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.”
  • Philip Roth
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    “Undermining experience, embellishing experience, rearranging and enlarging experience into a species of mythology.”
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee%20Williams
    “All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.”
  • Mrs. Humphrey Ward
    Mrs. Humphrey Ward
    “One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.”
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
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    “If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.”

Usage

In literature:

Mythological pictures for Federigo Gonzaga (p. 311).
"Correggio" by Estelle M. Hurll
Thus do forms and ceremonies reveal the meaning of mythology, and the origin of its fables.
"The Myths of the New World" by Daniel G. Brinton
In the world of mythology many great men had extraordinary births, and were sons of the gods.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Ganander, a writer on Finnish mythology in the last century, ii.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
He lived in the old mythological period, when men attributed everything extraordinary to the gods.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
The mythology concerning him we find to be in all respects uniform.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
BURI, or BURE, in Norse mythology, the grandfather of Odin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Even Titian, great as he was, proved a better painter of heathen mythology than of sacred subjects.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
The mythology of Germany, Great Britain, Scandinavia, and the other northern nations is as extraordinary as that of Greece and Rome.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
It has more of a mythological character, and the repetitions remind one of the refrain of a song.
"The Maya Chronicles" by Various
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In poetry:

Were I a clumsy poet
I'd compare you to Helen;
Ransack the mythologies
Greek, Chinese and Persian
"Divinity" by Irving Layton

In news:

He is writing a book about the relationship between music and mythology Published: December 02, 1990.
In the mythology of the modern presidential campaign, nothing looms larger than the debates.
Dolphins in Greek Mythology Listen to the Odyssey log: Real Audio - >28k.
The Mythology of Odyssey Listen to the Odyssey log: Real Audio - >28k.
Sam Worthington stars as Perseus, a hero of Greek mythology, in Clash of the Titans.
Mythological creature stolen from Rochester ice cream cone.
Romney mythology , I suppose it could be called.
San Francisco 'Ring of the Nibelung' beautifully balances mythological framework, modern vision.
Now we discover more evidence that the so-called revolution, in which career-oriented women ditch their hard-earned work-world advancement as soon as children come along, is media mythology.
All British rock stars eventually make their version of Led Zeppelin III — the album where they look to the history and mythology of England for inspiration.
In Egyptian mythology, Shai was the goddess of fate -- this girl will have the heavens on her side.
Prime' producer talks Beasts, mythology, Michael Bay.
Based on the much-panned 1980 film, this fusion of mythology, disco and roller skates has to be seen and heard to be believed.
How does the Obama mythology sustain now that liberals have turned on the president.
If you go back to mythological times, you see stealing and commerce are closely related.
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In science:

Getting rid of current mythological ideas on GW’s – and BH’s – will be a painful operation.
No motions of bodies produce GW's
In Norse mythology, Bifrost (pron. bee-frost) is the name of the rainbow bridge from Midgard (the real of man) to Asgard (the realm of the gods), build from fire, water and air.
The stellar atmosphere simulation code Bifrost
Human-powered flight entered the mythology of the ancient Chinese and Romans, the designs of da Vinci, yet was only accomplished within the last generation as a direct result of a prize set up for the express purpose of promoting that technology.
Lessons from a Restricted Turing Test
Then the term “ rigor ” acquires a mythological aspect — and often used as a means of self-differentiation — b eing a sign of absence of genuinely new ideas.
Theory of asymptotic operation. A summary of basic principles
Software Science is Still a Functional Mythology Today A mature design discipline is one which has achieved a fully mature functional mechanics. A mature functional mechanics involves a mature statefull science discipline as well as a mature empirical engineering discipline.
Ten Incredibly Dangerous Software Ideas
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