Uses structural analysis (from Levi-Strauss) of the Fourth Branch (the story of Lleu and Gwydion) to discover information about character motivations. Attempts to answer the apparent riddle of why Lleu sets up his own death.
"The Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi: Structural Analysis Illuminates Character Motivation,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 19
, Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol19/iss4/6
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021