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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While He upholds the myth of Puerto Rico as island paradise and tropical tourist destination, then, She works to demythify it, directly naming the role of Puerto Rico in her own psychological turmoil:
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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.
Brown was a text that Warren had to "demythify" in order to reconcile heroic versions of the past with the needs of a cynical modern age.
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