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The Uses of Myth


Thomas Howard

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Beryl de Folo


Attempts to give a definition of myth, and the elements necessary for a mythic tale. Concludes the mythic narrative is necessary to evoke certain “notions” that cannot be expressed in the impoverished symbolism and imagery of modern literature.

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