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mythologem

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mythologem

PRONUNCIATION:
(mi-THOL-uh-jem)

MEANING:
noun: A basic theme of a myth, for example, revenge, honor, betrayal, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek mythologema (mythical narrative), from mythologein (to tell mythical tales), from mythos (myth) + -logos (word or speech).

USAGE:
"Another way to see the whole picture is through the symbol and mythologem of land and its specific manifestation in place."
Christa Walck; Healing the Divided Mind; Organization & Environment (Thousand Oaks, California); Jun 2004.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one. -Wilhelm Stekel, physician and psychologist (1868-1940)

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