TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHOSIS»
The term «theriomorphosis» is used very little and occupies the 174.021
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIOMORPHOSIS»
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Literature and the Grotesque
... people of Loma at least try to rise above the beast. straining to maintain an
illusion of ideal civilization. One of Steinbeck's most interesting uses of
theriomorphosis is a complicated creation: a beautiful grotesque. The tragedy of
Cathy/Kate of ...
Thematic Guide to World Mythology
Theriomorphosis Theriomorphosis occurs when a deity or a person is
transformed into an animal. Totem An animal, plant, or object that serves as an
emblem of a family or a clan, a totem symbolically expresses a social group's
kinship with an ...
Lorena Laura Stookey, 2004
The Incredible Tiger-Man
When people believe they change into a animal form through the process of
theriomorphosis, the term clinical lycanthropy is usually used. These therians or
therianthropes, which means beast-man, believe they have the power of ...
Thinking about the Environment: Our Debt to the Classical ...
The opposite of apotheosis was theriomorphosis — the best condition contrasted
with the worst. Nor did paradisiacal fantasies include a communal life with
animals. Animals were for eating (if the relevant covenant allowed), or for human
T. M. Robinson, Laura Westra, 2002
other, of identification with a meteorological phenomenon, and presents to us as
well the phase of transition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The
dragon of popular mythology is nothing else than the thunderstorm, rising at the ...
Mental Zoo: Animals in the Human Mind and its Pathology
More generally in theriomorphosis, the dragon is likewise a condensation of the
serpent and avian forms. It is remarkable that ancient Greek mentation moved
back and forth, often bewilderingly, between the two poles of logos and mythos.
Salman Akhtar, Vamik D. Volkan, 2014
Milton and the Martial Muse: "Paradise Lost" and European ...
But instead of communal exaltation, they experience a grotesque
theriomorphosis. Instead of a victory feast, they gnaw illusory apples like those of
Sodom (10. 547-70). Instead of hearing they have regained a kingdom or golden
fleece, they ...
... power of theriomorphosis. As soon as he sees his cat, he wonders what it's like
to be a cat: 'Prr. Scratch my head. Prr. ... Wonder what I look like to her. Height of
a tower? No, she can jump me'. [U, 4.19–29] If she can jump this towering biped ...
Seamus Deane, Seamus Deane, Breandan MacSuibhne, eds., Breandán Mac Suibhne, 2008
Baring-Gould Complete Works-Book of Ghosts Were-Wolves ...
The mythofthe dragon isone whichadmits, perhaps morethan any other, of
identification witha meteorological phenomenon, andpresents to usas well the
phase oftransition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The dragon
THE BOOK OF WERE-WOLVES:
The mythofthe dragon isonewhich admits, perhaps more than any other,
ofidentification with a meteorological phenomenon, and presents to us aswellthe
phaseof transition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The dragon of
SABINE BARING-GOULD, 2014