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  • It puts to rest a lot of the ideals and mythemes introduced by the legacy of the Reagan era.

    Val Strange: You Are a Whole Different Person When You Are Scared

  • That is not to say that literary stories can't make use of mythemes to introduce a structuralist view of mythology through the back door.

    Science fiction as myth

  • It puts to rest a lot of the ideals and mythemes introduced by the legacy of the Reagan era.

    You Are a Whole Different Person When You Are Scared

  • Lovecraft super-charges various modern and post-modern mythemes such as the ancient astronauts (although Jason Colavito goes too far when he ascribes the whole complex to HPL), the Antarctic secret (from Hollow Earths to Nazi Refuges), scientific discoveries and secret histories that They are hushing up (although the atheist HPL didn't riff on Biblical themes as much as modern mythomania naturally does), cryptids, alien experimentation on humans, and so forth.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Further, he re-tunes a bunch of previous mythemes from the Frankenstein/Prometheus (genetically constructed shoggoths, which still live in "gray goo" apocalypse), to the taboo Mountain (see modern attitudes to Tibet, Sedona, etc.), to the haunted castle (now an archaeological site, viz.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

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