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The various analytical methods we’ve learned in class are applicable to mythology, and hypothetically to any form of narrative. Given current North American taste to be completely saturated in entertainment, I think examining contemporary forms of entertainment can lead to both a greater comprehension of the entertainment (vapid or meaningful) and allow us to trace a mythological thread between myth and entertainment (the progression from one to another, and how this progression is representative of a change in humanity). Value judgements on this change are to be withheld of course. I would imagine this changing thread of thought can be interpreted towards many things, outside of entertainment. Culture and human attitudes in general are likely applicable.

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