Category Archives: Mythology

Blake and Tradition

Blake and Tradition Kathleen Raine, 1962 Part 1: The Northern Sun: Visions of a Sage:  The Swedenborgian Songs and Jacob Boehme and Tiriel Part 2: The Myth of the Soul:  The Sea of Time and Space, Thel and The Myth … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Criticism

Anatomy of Criticism Northrop Frye, 1957 It is impossible to learn literature because literature needs to be dis-furnished from the study of it—or criticism.  Literary Criticism has many neighbors, including: Psychology and Sociology. Frye covers the Fictional Modes first.  Myth, … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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Books and Mythos

July 8, 2006 Books “The trouble with books is you don’t know what’s in them until its too late.” This quote is from Jeanette Winterson who was on Bill Moyer’s PBS series Faith and Reason. The same could be said … Continue reading

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Sydney as Sophia

Sydney as Sophia Rambaldi and the Holy Grail Sophia is the embodiment of the sacred feminine. She is the bride of Christ and the Holy Grail itself. Sydney Bristow in the television show Alias is also a symbolic of Holy … Continue reading

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Frozen

Frozen This Season—Season 4—they’ve chosen the Snow Queen as their villain. The writers introduced Elsa at the end of Season 3. She causes some chaos, but soon warms up to the inhabitants of Storybrooke. It is her Aunt Ingrid that … Continue reading

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Heavenly Fire

Heavenly Fire “He performs great signs so that even he makes the fire come down out of heaven to the earth in the presence of men.” comes from Revelations 13:13. I quote this verse because it relates to to the … Continue reading

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