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  • verb Present participle of mythologise.


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  • Jewish people have also questioned the 'mythologising' of the Holocaust. - Comments

  • Jewish people have also questioned the 'mythologising' of the Holocaust. - Comments

  • Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (U) (Jon Chu, 2011, US) Justin Bieber, 105 minsWitness the coming – or at least the marketing – of the new messiah in a mythologising popumentary that should give even the most hardcore "belieber" their fill of destiny-filled backstory, hysterical concert footage and shampoo-ad hair flicking – in 3D!

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  • For Hughes, honourably acquitting himself as a poet, writing about Plath inevitably had its mythologising dimension.

    Ted Hughes's final lines to Sylvia Plath bring closure to a tragic tale

  • His life has been the subject of such mythologising that you feel a bit of truth wouldn't go amiss; but then the myths are so entertaining, why would you want to spoil them?

    Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits by Barney Hoskyns

  • Bob Dylan recorded his own version of Diamond Joe and that same mythologising can be picked up in the Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll.

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  • Some of the comments by individuals justifying their involvement with the EDL were hardly a surprise to those of us used to the mythologising and half-truths that get bandied about every time Islam is discussed.

    Muslims must refuse to rise to EDL provocation

  • He seems weirdly unaware that this mythologising, dehistoricising impulse was what laid the groundwork for the spread of antisemitism in the first place.

    Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

  • But now last couple of programmes they've turned it into the mythologising left wing socialist revolutionary philosophy.


  • It's only in the past twenty or thirty years that the process of mythologising which began with the dime novels and found its greatest flowering in Hollywood has seen some reverses.

    January 11th, 2009


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