Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hello All,

For Friday's blog, choose a film you would like to analyze for our second essay, and brainstorm the ways in which it uses the ideas Eliade details in The Myth of the Eternal Return:

Celestial Archetypes

Symbolism of the Center

Road to the Center

Profane/Sacred Time and Space

Abolition of Past Time

Restoration of Primordial Chaos (Invasion of the Dead, Sexual Excess/Chaos, Abolition of Norms/Overturning of Values, Indeterminate Unity)

Repetition of the Cosmogonic Act (Motifs of Renewal: fire, ritual combat, erotic elements)

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