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Ronak Rana World Mythology 2/16 “The remembered image is not only benign, however; for the bad mother too – the hampering, forbidding, punishing mother” (Campbell 111). “For she [the mother] is the world creatrix, ever mother, ever virgin. She encompasses the encompassing, nourishes the nourishing, and is the life of everything that lives.” (Campbell 114). “The paradox of creation, the coming of the forms of time out of eternity, is the germinal secret of the father.” (Campbell 147). “It represents one of the basic ways of symbolizing the mystery of creation: the devolvement of eternity into time, the breaking of the one into the two and then the many, as well as the generation” (Campbell 153). “The ease with which the adventure is here accomplished signifies that the hero is a superior man, a born king. Such ease distinguishes numerous fairy tales and all legends of the deeds of incarnate gods. Where the usual hero would face a test, the elect encounters no delaying obstacle and makes no mistake” (Campbell 173). “Humor is the touchstone of the truly mythological as distinct from the more literal-
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