It examines the role of Plato and Socrates in Lacan's thoughts on teaching and writing; the anxiety over the role of Greek myth in psychoanalytic theory, focusing on Aristophanes' myth of Eros for both Freud and Lacan, and whether human sexuality can be understood scientifically; the role of myth in Lacan's beliefs in creationism over evolution; his defense of tragedy and use of Ovidian themes, such as the voyeurism of Actaeon and the fate of Narcissus; and the mythologizing
of the female orgasm, focusing on the figure of Tiresias and his claim that women experience greater pleasure in sex than men.
It is this struggle that enables Hetty's narrative to achieve the quality of the Psyche myth after all, indicating a shift from negative to positive mythologizing
I KNOW that mythologizing
about the Labour Party in the so-called "heartlands" is commonplace but Tom Flaws really can't get away with the assertion that it was only because of the courageous socialist government of 1945 that this country has the NHS.
The mythological construction of Western civilizational origins lying in Classical Greek and Roman heritage has often served to illuminate more about the West's conception of itself (and often its own superiority) at the time of the mythologizing
than any true historical connections between Classical Greek and Roman societies and modern Western societies, suggests the author, who analyzes these representations as they emerge in contemporary and modern Western theatrical appropriations of Classical Greek tragedies, particularly focusing on questions of community and identity.
From the misinformed mythologizing
of Republican hero Ronald Reagan to the siphoning of public funds by Dick Cheney's war machine, Maddow sets out every heartbreaking step on America's road to perdition, its moral decline from a nation of peace and an embodiment of democracy to a bankrupt republic that does not know who it is unless it's at war with the bad guys; and while we've seen them come and go over the years, from the Soviets to Osama bin Laden, Maddow underscores the idea that the worst terror is often home-grown in a climate of self-prescribed vigilance.
The aftermath of a Japanese catastrophe gets a measured Western mythologizing
in French-Canadian co-production "Memories Corner.
Before the mythologizing
gets out of hand, the killing of bin Laden and the others should be defined accurately: an extralegal, cold-blooded execution that denied due process and continued the Bush-Obama delusion that the nation's violent foreign policy is accountable to no one.
Whether you know what it is or not, your understanding of the NFL has been shaped by NFL Films' trademark mythologizing
A fuller, more questioning analysis could have given detailed attention to the standard folk tropes that inform Guthrie's mythologizing
of America and the romance of the open road, as well as noting the shifting lyrical voice within each song and its political/theological inconsistencies.
rejects the stylized storytelling and mythologizing
of gangster epics.
One wonders what Plath's children think of all this mythologizing
of their mother.
He gets a welcome to the madrassah and spends a month there as a provocative presence, gathering insights into Islamic extremism and anti-Jewish mythologizing
that he might not have gotten had he entered undercover.