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myth

1. 
a. a story about superhuman beings of an earlier age taken by preliterate society to be a true account, usually of how natural phenomena, social customs, etc., came into existence
b. another word for mythology
2. (in modern literature) a theme or character type embodying an idea
3. Philosophy (esp in the writings of Plato) an allegory or parable
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I made all sorts of inquiries about the children, not doubting that there would be great eagerness to hear of their welfare, among some good little folks who have written to me, to ask for another volume of myths. They are all, I am happy to say(unless we except Clover), in excellent health and spirits.
In his oration for the bachelor's degree, he gives me to understand, he will treat of the classical myths, viewed in the aspect of baby stories, and has a great mind to discuss the expediency of using up the whole of ancient history, for the same purpose.
Following the discourse of the female voice, Mayron Cantillo elucidates how, in her article "Clytemnestra Returns: A Philosophical Inquiry into Her Moral Identity in Colm Toibin's House of Names (2017)", through the figure of Clytemnestra's revived character in Irish novelist Colm Toibin's House of Names, myth becomes philosophical and transgressive.
The scholarly renderings of historical moments invite readers to pause and reflect on crucial American junctures that cemented the myth of White supremacy.
Contributing a transcultural perspective to the vast literature on ancient myths around the Mediterranean and Near East, scholars from a number of disciplines discuss changing cultural and mythical landscapes in Anatolia, reception and innovation of mythological programs between Greece and Italy, and wandering east and south.
MYTH 7: The existing vaccines only work on women and young girls.
A myth is a notion that has nurtured in a cultural setup or a part of that area around certain issue1.
Bouchard provides a loose typology of myth with categories that are based on how the myths are constructed rather than on their substantive content or their uses and include the following: religious, philosophical, allegorical, and scientific.
To answer the question, suffice it to remember that the political ideology of modern Japan as a divine nation was a succession of the abovementioned ancient myth and that it is that ideology that propelled the Japanese to carry on a series of wars.
Myth number 2,leaving the EU means Nissan will pull out of Britain: Nissan has been aware of our desire to leave the EU for some time but still continues to invest in the most productive plant in Europe.
Critique: Impressively succinct, informed and informative, "Celtic Mythology: The Nature and Influence of Celtic Myth from Druidism to Arthurian Legend" is very instructive and highly recommended reading for students of Metaphysical Studies, as well as the non-specialist general reader with an interest in Celtic history, mythology, spirituality, and culture.
Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth is a substantial and ambitious appraisal of the ways in which fantasy fiction recreates and renews traditional myths.