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- n. Creation of myth.
Makes sense to me that this would be a productive conundrum for mythopoesis over the eons.
Romantic mythopoesis is most powerfully and early proposed in
Christianity upon an alien mythopoesis, he dons human attributes, talking and acting as a man (H.F. Tozer).
As for myself, I thought of the old god Triton, who dwelt in yonder foul lake and showed some kindness to Jason, long ago, when his ships were entangled in the ooze; I thought of Tritogeneia, the savage, mud-born creature who, cast into the purifying crucible of Hellenic mythopoesis, emerged as bright-eyed Athene, mother of wisdom and domestic arts.
LeGuin’s sensitive and humane mythopoesis more than I do Vonnegut’s absurdist irony in my own works.
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