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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 21–34.
Published: 01 October 2020
... David . “ John Evans’ Strange Journey: Part I. The Welsh Indians .” American Historical Review 54 , no. 2 ( 1949 ): 277 – 95 . Williams Gwyn A. Madoc: The Making of a Myth . London : Methuen , 1979 . Williams John . An Enquiry into the Truth of the Tradition, concerning...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 283–301.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Erwin Cook The Modem Construction of Myth . By Andrew von Hendy . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 2002 . Pp. 400 . hc. $39.95 . 0-253-33996-0. Copyright © 2006 Regents of the University of Colorado 2006 R e v ie w E ssay The Modem Construction of Myth. By A ndrew von Hendy. Bloom...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 71–85.
Published: 01 October 2019
... imagination—and her ability to make myths—can’t fuel the rememories: she can enter but not learn from them. The rememories don’t help with mothering, either. Unlike deciphering the blanket, cold weather, and care in the earlier example, Esch does not yet possess the experiences to understand Rose’s adult...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 186–199.
Published: 01 April 2020
... researchers has been collecting since 2010. Some Iskonawa myths of origin and survival tell us about their relationship with nature, their use of animals and plants, and a bleak future of deforestation, contamination, drug trafficking, and other crimes. In some of these narratives, it is possible to find...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 92–102.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Alexandre Belmonte Abstract The Andean experience of the everyday is affected markedly by respect and reverence for tradition, for teachings of the past, and for myths that explain and simplify reality. This article reflects on the uses of ancient rituals in Bolivia today, in the context...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 144–155.
Published: 01 October 2022
... . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1996 . BBC News . “ Magdalene Laundries: Survivor Stories .” February 5 , 2013 . https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-21345995 . Carden Súin . “ Cable Crossings: The Aran Jumper as Myth and Merchandise .” Costume 48 , no. 2 ( 2014 ): 260...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (1): 50–58.
Published: 01 September 2000
... him with ab u n d an t material, both pictorial and textual, which he used throughout his career. An earlier p o em ,The Four Zoas (1797P-1807?) is shot through with glimpses o f classical myth, including those o f Ve­ nus, Vulcan, and Mars, of Venus and Cupid, of Cupid and Psyche, as well as o f...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 132–144.
Published: 01 April 2020
... origin myths ethnopoetics coyote stories Native American oral narrative Miwok people A number of Sierra Miwok narratives have been published, in both English and Sierra Miwok, but little attention has been paid to the texts in the original language, especially from the perspective of verbal arts...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., as the novel suggests we do, Victor follows the archetype of the m atri­ cide, in particular through the myth of Orestes, contradicting his perceived role of fate and underlining his overall tragedy of character. Aside from the creation of the m onster itself, the most sig­ nificant event within Frankenstein...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 121–143.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., which are presented in table 2 . The insignia set has pieces that can vary according to the deity’s qualities and the myths represented, especially in color. Mythology linked to tools has been retold and translated into different oral and written sources, which provide feedback to the Candomblé...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2006
...-obsession of subject and model excluded from further consideration the contested object of desire. La violence et le sacré (1972) found this m im etic rivalry represented covertly but every­ where in myth and ritual, and Girard expanded his theory to provide a genetic model for all cultural forms. Primitive...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 200–213.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with the story of Chiricaspi, such as the concept of the gift and the importance of transmitting knowledge through oral stories. Finally, the myth is the vehicle that leads to more practical benefits. Therefore the film not only represents the origin narratives of the Amazon cultures but, through an exercise...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 178–185.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Riggs and Deloria provided different interpretations of “Fallen Star,” the basic plot of this myth remains the same. In both versions, a young woman marries a star, becomes pregnant, falls through a hole in the sky, and plummets to the earth, where she gives birth to a baby boy, who ages quickly...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 29–30.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., polluting Harpies in Book 2 of The Argonautica, a favorite work of Milton s that, according to Edward Phillips, was assigned to his students.1 Phineus is one of classical myth s most vivid examples of an excluded worthy bidden guest {Lycidas 118). And though in some versions he is neither worthy nor...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 73–77.
Published: 01 June 2003
... ithout a father figure, w ithout an older, wiser male to give advice, to an­ swer questions, in short, to teach him how to be a m an.3Raised by a concerned m other who loved but could not control her son, the myths of Hercules are rich with the many problems June 2003 75 and difficulties of the boyish...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 October 2020
... examples of Anglophone and French fiction that, in figuring migration as an apocalyptic event that threatens to destroy European civilization, epitomize Europe’s transition from an outward-looking “colonial utopianism,” with its attendant myth of mission civilisatrice , to current nationalisms that cast...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2014
... adding and expounding upon the them e.The Peters­ burg myth started w ith its very creation, in 1703, by Peter the Great. It is em blem atic o f the force and w ill of the state over the individual, created as it was at the edge of the Baltic Sea. The draining of the marshes and subsequent building cost...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 18–27.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Language Notes While Renaissance authors were fam iliar with the Metamor­ phoses and o th er classical texts, they also u n derstood classical mythology through various dictionaries, handbooks, and com­ mentaries, many of which sought to explain the myths allegori­ cally.4In the M iddle Ages, the role of M...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2012
... other mystical contemporaries. In the Zohar Lexicon,Yehuda Liebes proposes the web of associations that I w ill seek to develop here, one that connects seduction and sexual transgression w ith the myth of the birth of the Messiah. In general, he interprets the idiom as: 1) potter's wheels, 2) scales, 3...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
... hittington s own lifetime, the fictional narrative relates also to L ondon s growth as a metropolitan city, a phenom enal growth involving 34 English Language Notes some two hundred years of development. In the fullest biograph­ ical account titled Richard Whittington: The Man Behind the Myth, Caroline M...