demythologize demythologize

Definition(s):

  • (v) remove the mythical element from (writings)

Usage(s):

  1. It would be helpful for everyone to demythologize his thinking instead of nourishing absolute images of good guys and bad guys.
  2. It is not enough to demythologize and then throw away.
  3. My job was to try to demythologize the subject.

News

  • Gary Shusett dies at 72; co-founder of Sherwood Oaks film school

    Gary Shusett was known for creatively pestering Hollywood stars to speak to his students. One speaker said Shusett helped demythologize the notion that the movie business is closed to new talent. Hollywood had a hard time saying "no" to Gary Shusett.
    on August 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  • "Precisely by inculcating a critical attitude," Searle wrote, "the 'canon' served to demythologize the conventional pieties of the American bourgeoisie and provided the student with a perspective from which to critically analyze American...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: John Searle Source: New York Times

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