Relates Hilgartner and Bartter’s extension of linguistic theory into behavior theory to the cultures of the Kesh and the Condors. Explains their cultural patterns of “image-correction” and “image-defense.” Sees utopian and dystopian elements tempered by realistic views of human nature.
Heldreth, Lilliam M.
"To Defend of to Correct: Patterns of Culture in Always Coming Home,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 16
, Article 10.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol16/iss1/10
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021