Meng enlists historical exemplars and authoritative texts relating to the mythicized
formative stage of the Zhou dynasty to convince the king that his potentially harmful inclinations are no hindrance to his becoming a true king.
Although Tolkien conceived of his legendarium as taking place in a mythicized
northern Europe (Shippey xv-xvi), Middle-earth politics differs from that of medieval fantasy literature in important ways.
self-reliant American masculinity, upon which that mythicized
Price reads Los pasos as an alternative version of independence in which laughter, parody and history combine to reveal a "comedy of errors" (49) or a "massive theatrical flop" (57) that later became idealized and mythicized
for the purpose of statecraft.
Approaching the end of her days, Telumee tells the story of her life, a narrative nearing epic proportions, at times a mythicized
genealogy of the Lougandor women.
Soon after the Shanghai Communique, China embarked on a historic journey that made Mao Zedong's mythicized
Long March seem like a stroll in the park.
with] its own internal logic," Zentner constructs a mythicized
world, wherein settlers turn to local indigenous tales to make sense of things and forces heretofore unencountered.
She notes that myth "is not the opposite, but the suppressed underbelly of historiography and history itself" (186) and that "most of the characters are incapable of breaking through their mythicized
histories or historical myths" (189).
1964) and Bresson in Lancelot du lac (and, for that matter, like Eric Rohmer in Perceval le Gallois/Perceval , another film on the Quixotic romantic rapture of being a knight), Pialat simplifies, de-familiarizes and renders immediate the spectacular and the mythicized
Underlying both the proposed celebration of the mythicized
Jamestown history and the reservoir development is the very real issue of self-determination that involves the survivance (Vizenor 63-106) and continuance of people's lives and tribes' sovereignty.
It accomplishes this by severing the narrative's spatial and temporal anchoring in a distant and mythicized
past and by depicting social resistance as the product of forces present in the society itself.
To North American "cardiac Celts" (Bowman 1994, 1996), Cape Breton can thus serve as a midway point between their mythicized
North Atlantic origins and the communities of the Western Diaspora.