Mythopoeic vs Mythopoetic - What's the difference?

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Mythopoeic is a synonym of mythopoetic.

As adjectives the difference between mythopoeic and mythopoetic

is that mythopoeic is giving rise to myths; pertaining to the creation of myth while mythopoetic is being a creative interpretation.




  • Giving rise to myths; pertaining to the creation of myth.
  • *1946 , (Bertrand Russell), History of Western Philosophy , I.25:
  • *:No other fully historical hero has furnished such a perfect opportunity for the mythopoeic faculty.
  • mythopoetic



  • Being a creative interpretation
  • (mythology) Given the quality of a myth or a poem, used typically in opposition to a purely factual account
  • Quotations

    * Darren Staloff's lecture Search for a Meaningful Past: Philosophies, Theories and Interpretations of Human History *:"An example of the former, of the mythopoetic' history, may be ''Thus Spoke Zarathustra'' by Nietzsche, or ''Ecce Homo'' his own ' mythopoetic autobiography." *2000 C A Bowers, Let Them Eat Data [] *: "To paraphrase Kelly (1994), we should not be surprised that Nature, having subjugated the bulk of inert matter on Earth, would go on to subjugate the mythopoetic narratives that are the basis of the moral codes that constitute this still culturally diverse world."


    *mythopoeic *mythopoetical