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  • noun The production or composing of myths

Etymologies

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myth +‎ making

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Examples

  • In fact, right beneath his nose, a contemporary source of positive images was operating that dwarfed the Catholic missionaries in mythmaking power: his own trade.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876 2005

  • I remember that feeling of participating in some rite of sacred mystery when the movie began and my mother let herself be taken once again by this singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1996

  • I remember that feeling of participating in some rite of sacred mystery when the movie began and my mother let herself be taken once again by this singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1996

  • I remember that feeling of participating in some rite of sacred mystery when the movie began and my mother let herself be taken once again by this singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1996

  • I remember that feeling of participating in some rite of sacred mystery when the movie began and my mother let herself be taken once again by this singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1996

  • I remember that feeling of participating in some rite of sacred mystery when the movie began and my mother let herself be taken once again by this singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1996

  • We might explain it in business terms, but there was no conscious "mythmaking" behind it.

    Annotations for Trinity issue #48 | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment 2009

  • Åka, what I meant when I said there is no such thing as "mythmaking" is that given that myths are the stories a society believes, any story where you can actually point to the person that made it up is not a myth.

    Science fiction as myth x00c5;ka 2009

  • I would say that since science fiction is a literary genre, and myth is by definition not literature, science fiction can never be myth, and there is no such thing as "mythmaking".

    Science fiction as myth x00c5;ka 2009

  • Karl Rove, concerned about "mythmaking" now that George Bush is finally riding off into the sunset, explains why the housing and overall economic crisis is all the Democrats fault.

    Daily Kos 2009

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