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The Power of Story

An Exhaustive Essay Exploring a Theory of Myth as Story, and How Stories Affect Us Novelist Graham Swift wrote that, “only animals live in the Here and Now. Only nature knows neither memory nor history. But man — let me … Continue reading

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Sith of the Wood

Last week I wrote a midterm for a class on Theories of Myth. One of the essay questions asked to apply one of the theories we’d examined to a modern movie or book and see how accurately it fit. Now, … Continue reading

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