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Re: [mythsoc] Sense of theme and place

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  • David Bratman
    ... Well put. Hear, hear. - David Bratman
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 17, 2004
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      At 10:35 AM 6/17/2004 -0400, Diane wrote:

      >A lively pantheon
      >of jaw-breaker names for gods doesn't do it either. Not by itself. The
      >mythos is *integrated* into the story's plot, and the theme arises
      >naturally out of the story's characters, the world that is built, and the
      >events that occur.
      >The most mythopoeic stories are at bottom, simple. But they are not
      >simplistic. A few ideas undergird them; it's the combination of elements
      >and the author's skill that make the myths come to life.

      Well put. Hear, hear.

      - David Bratman
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