demystify

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make less mysterious or remove the mystery from

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The study also illuminated some of the ways that cooperating teachers conceptualize their roles and responsibilities, particularly how they perceive these as shifting between communicator, demystifier, catalyst for identity change, and mentor.
To Jehlen, he is a mystification of those processes, which in fact worked to the benefit of wealthy planters and Northern-owned corporations (139-40); to Moreland, he serves as a demystifier, exposing by his inhuman efficiency the share-croppers' "systemic exploitation by the entire monopoly-store and tenant-farming system"--though his audience misinterprets his demonstration, directing their anger towards the agent instead of the "system" (144ff.
For Kristeva, Barthes is a demystifier of social proprieties, norms, trifles, and sweet nothings, as well as a decoder of intimacy: his writings seductively move the reader from the sensorial realm of taste and fashion into the more overtly political realm of ideology; his discursive wanderings do not halt without making a "political incision" (2002, 83), without "crystaliz[ing] an island of meaning in a sea of negativity" (2000, 213).
Les auteurs ne critiquent pas les approches precedentes, mais tentent de demystifier l'inherente insularite de l'Oceanie.
Elle ne le peut pas parce que l'un des objectifs specifiques de "Les Monologues du Vagin" est de demystifier la physiologie de la femme et d'encourager les femmes a s'accepter totalement.
Inevitablement, il est des savoirs que seule une longue frequentation permettra de demystifier.
Demantelement de la fiction divine, l'ambition de Rimbaud est de demystifier les pretentions chretiennes: la foi qui n'est qu'une relation de parole n'est pas capable de sauver le lepreux et l'amour n'est pas davantage la promesse de la foi.
In Grey's argument, the chief demystifier of the American landscape and the chief critic of his countrymen's culturally expectant reliance on it was Thoreau.
Barthes recognizes this risk when he speaks of the difficulties encountered by even the self-aware mythologist, demystifier or unveiler of myths, who finds that,
If the title imparts a cynical dimension to the darkly colored and somewhat sinister scene of swans, the image of mussels and an eel on a bright beach points fairly specifically toward Broodthaers's mussel assemblages and, we might suppose, toward the model of Broodthaers as both a self-professed "fraud" and demystifier of artistic "sincerity.
It was then that the nationwide chain began carving a niche for itself as a service provider and demystifier of technology.
Demystifier le condom et l'integrer dans les habitudes de vie.
Auparavant [beaucoup moins que] genes, dans l'expectative, les musulmans sont aujourd'hui liberes [beaucoup plus grand que] pour [beaucoup moins que] dire non a Boko Haram [beaucoup plus grand que], un mouvement qu'il faut [beaucoup moins que] demystifier [beaucoup plus grand que] et [beaucoup moins que] combattre jusqu'a la victoire finale [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il poursuivi.
Une facon a la fois malicieuse et mesquine pour demystifier les torts d'une gouvernance deficiente envers des jeunes deprimes par le desoeuvrement accablant.
En plus des nombreuses lettres echangees entre les autorites civiles et religieuses, ces fonds d'archives nous donnent acces a des lettres personnelles qui permettent de demystifier certaines actions et positions du cardinal.