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1Relating to the making of a myth or myths.
- ‘We hedonists have a mythology of our own, symbolized by a mythopoetic demi-god who loves a good drink and frowns on those who would keep him from it.’
- ‘The film is a superb mythopoetic epic, full of thunderous emotion and as visually awe-inducing as anything you've ever seen.’
- ‘Through experiences of community, rituals, and teachings, the mythopoetic men sought to overcome negative images of masculinity by creating new ones (or retrieving ancient ones) from myths and poems.’
- ‘No less powerfully mythopoetic than the classical image of the disease, the demonological model envisioned the hysterical anesthesias, mutisms, and convulsions as stigmati diaboli or marks of the devil.’
- ‘‘Your parents must have had a sense of humor,’ the broodingly handsome and plucky love interest says to Elektra about her mythopoetic name.’
- 1.1 Relating to or denoting a movement for men that uses activities such as storytelling and poetry reading as a means of self-understanding.
- ‘The mythopoetic men's movement heavily utilized Jungian psychology influenced by Muslim Sufiism to achieve these ends, as they also created temporary experiences of intimate male community.’
- ‘So what happened to Robert Bly's mythopoetic movement?’
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