demythify

Related to demythify: demystify

demythify

(diːˈmɪθɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to remove the mythical characteristics from (a person)
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demythify

[diːˈmɪθɪˌfaɪ] VTdesmitificar
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It will demythify the claim of any community of meaning to speak for the whole of humanity.
In my opinion, Anaya does not aim to demythify or destroy the original myths.
It's curious to find then, in Barber, an attempt to demythify this substrate through a scientific re-reading of "data" present in vampiric folklore accounts that shows "the vampire" to be the name given to very concrete, historically specific (if geographically and temporally scattered) problems.
Se trata, mas bien, de un retrato de su peculiar condicion operativa" (17), the essays in this collection carefully comb over texts that in a sense demythify the global urban space as a site of impending and unavoidable Western modernization and its subsequent operative chaos.
I would have had to bring in the heavy artillery in order to demythify the Stones, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, or the Doors, you know, the legendary bands.
These texts demythify America, the conquest, and the conquistador and instead proclaim the value of misfortune and suffering (Pastor 116, 135).
Peter Berger thus described the trilemma of contemporary Christians: one can retreat into world-denying fundamentalism, one can embrace science and thoroughly demythify religion, or one can attempt some sort of compromise position.
Even though he acknowledges that works of "ultra-violence" may work to demythify violence, enabling viewers access to the truth of real violence, the problem with many contemporary serial-murder films is that they do not offer such modernist distanciation; instead, they trivialize or undermine the seriousness with which violence ought to be regarded.
What makes all of these observations, investigations, and disclosures about Brown's life useful to Warren is that they demythify the hero.
Running on Empty," Browne says, "was about trying to demythify rock and roll, the experience.
2) Ultimately, this process allows the author to demythify the status of the artist by also inscribing him in a world regulated by fantasy.
For Castellanos, who in essay, drama, poetry, and narrative worked to demythify manmade symbols of the feminine, this vision of a female myth-maker is a subtle criticism of women's own role in the creation of societal structures that relegate female lives to masculine control.