A study of two contrasting myths of fathers and sons— the stories of Oedipus and Percival, which Claude Lévi-Strauss saw as in many ways inverse images of each other—in a number of contemporary films, focusing most closely on Pulp Fiction and The Sixth Sense.
"Ancient Myths in Contemporary Cinema: Oedipus Rex and Perceval the Knight of the Holy Grail in Pulp Fiction and The Sixth Sense,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 28
, Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol28/iss1/6
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021