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Synonyms for mythicize

interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology


make into a myth

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Hassan mythicizes Egypt and America, whereas Ahmed connects them and undermines essentialist representations of them.
Roughly speaking, a theatre that articulates and mythicizes the terrors of contemporary life.
Although Melville constructs Ahab's confrontation in cosmic terms, whereas Wright constructs Bigger's in social terms, Wright mythicizes his narrative through Bigger's experiencing white society as having "the sheer brute energy of the universe," as Mumford had said of Moby Dick; he maintains that "to Bigger and his kind white people were not really people; they were a sort of great natural force, like a stormy sky looming overhead, or like a deep swirling river stretching suddenly at one's feet in the dark" (129).