mythologem

Related to mythologem: mythoi

mythologem

a recurrent pattern, event, or theme in myths, as an explanation of the change of seasons; folklore motifs.
See also: Mythology
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To begin with the end, the most basic meaning of the mythologem in Genesis seems to be that we, like our Proto-parents and everyone else after them, have been expelled--irrevocably--from Eden.
This culture must be recognized as Hurrian--the sole place in which the focus of the mythologem is on the activity of the storm-god's two fathers: the grain-god and the veteran god, namely, the god of heaven.
Thence, their textual appearances became more pronounced as the 'ornithomorphous hierogamy' mythologem seeped into Viet culture, and the Hung Kings were deified and worshipped in hundreds of temples throughout the Red River Delta.
His explication is a complicated tapestry of religious symbolism, woven from the threads of "folklore, Neolithic fertility rites, archaeological and anthropological explorations, Christian symbolism, theosophical syncretism, and the Fraser-elaborated sacral king/ dying-god mythologem" (4), as well as from earlier continental vampire texts.
It is therefore difficult to say when and where the Roma adopted this mythologem.
Aber zwischen dem Gott "Mensch" und dem Sohn des Menschen gibt es auch die Verschiedenheiten: in der Apokalyptik fehlt das Mythologem, nach dem der irdisches Mensch nach dem Bild vom Sohn des Menschen geschaffen wurde.
As with the mythologem of the prodigal son, so too with the sacrificial son: the fascist drama exemplified by Erler and Fassbinder seeks to reconcile the Judaeo-Christian narrative with that of "das Volk," the German nation conceived as a transcendent mythological entity.
Female artistry and male peril also form the theme of a Seneca myth called "The Quilt of Men's Eyes." In this myth, the recurring Amerindian mythologem of twin brothers who engage in harrowing adventures is linked with the fear of women's art.
The release of Darren Aronofsky's hit movie Noah in March of 2014 was a reminder of the enduring hold the mythologem of the Flood has on our imagination.
More perplexing is the second mythologem, the one of interest here.
The wisdom that focused Merton's attention on the encompassing mystery of paradise was a wisdom based on love: "love for the wilderness and for its secret laws." (3) The biblical mythologem of "paradise" served as the foundational archetype grounding his wide-ranging discourse on matters of the sacred, providing a metaphorical way to speak of metaphysical truth: "the world ...
Other mythologems for this force are the parents in coitus, the two snakes copulating seen by Tire-sias, and the uroboric snake (in effect a hole and a pole).