demythification

demythification

(diːˌmɪθɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
the act of demythifying
Translations

demythification

[diːˌmɪθɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Ndesmitificación f
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Arroyo's poem reimagines this dialogue to be about Puerto Rico rather than New York City, thereby inverting both the direction of the geographical migration and the gender roles, assigning the task of demythification to the female voice.
The eighteenth-century Enlightenment represents a key moment in the demythification and secularization of pleasure, hence a landmark in the long formation of the human animal through the domination of nature.
Ce qui empeche la demythification de l'Occident moderne--la Suisse en l'occurrence -, c'est la liberte offerte par sa double personnalite : celle de surface--raisonnee et contenue--bien rendue dans l'histoire de l'emploi du feu dans le passage pietonnier (Abdellah ne savait pas qu'il devait appuyer une seule fois sur un bouton pour faire passer la couleur verte du feu, et puis attendre), et celle de profondeur--excessive et devergondee--illustree par les toilettes souterraines << de l'amour >>.
In a sense, all of these works operate under a premise of decentralization, where the literary text and its critical reflection undertake a careful demythification of the benefits and wonders of a modernization that was wholesaled to both developing and developed economies.
Specifically, five areas of disjuncture between image and reality shape De la Parra's demythification of Chile as a historically progressive, democratic country (after all, Chile prided itself on more than one hundred and fifty years of constitutional, democratically elected governments before Pinochet instituted his dictatorial regime in 1973).
Le processus de demythification s'appuie, aux yeux du gouverneur d'Istanbul, HE-seyin Avni Mutlu, sur le fait que [beaucoup moins que]le spectacle a terni l'image du pays aux yeux du monde[beaucoup plus grand que].
Many of us with a memory of the time since 1980 coup -- for example, myself and Orhan Kemal Cengiz in this newspaper and others elsewhere -- steadily claimed that along with the demythification of the military might of Turkey, an even more serious task would be how to dig in, expose, deconstruct and bring to justice the clandestine structures within it, so that any further danger to the stabilization of democracy could be averted for good.
Advancing this demythification of color as psychic and bodily space, Richter initiated the aleatory dissemination and permutational multiplication of color in noncompositional arrangements in 1966, with 192 Colors, a canvas that effaces any reference to the commercial color chart in favor of a mechanically ordered grid of square color chips.
(33) Cette operation de degraissage nous ramene a la "biscotte sans beurre" (34) evoquee par Hocquard, figure de la depsychologisation et de la demythification de la poesie, et plus globalement du langage.
C'est-a-dire le passage du discours centre sur les heros, les evenements et les nations vers une histoire de la culture, de la civilisation, ce qui a paru etre une sorte de des-heroisation et demythification de l'histoire roumaine.