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 Meanings and Examples of MYTH
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myth
 n.  legend; fable; a traditional story accepted as history
Classic Sentence:
1  His nurse had taught him Irish and shaped his rude imagination by the broken lights of Irish myth.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  In any case, she is a monster, without being a myth, which is rather unfair.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In FIRST ACT
3  I've been making the town a myth.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  It's one of our favorite American myths that broad plains necessarily make broad minds, and high mountains make high purpose.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  Well, even in nature, such as it is to-day, after the flight of these dreams, we still find all the grand old pagan myths.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The battle has become part of national myth.
2  It's difficult to disentangle hard fact from myth, or truth from lies.
3  The rich uncle of whom he boasts is only a myth.
4  We don't believe the myth that racial discrimination was imposed by God.
5  It is another unfortunate myth of our culture that older people are asexual.
6  At last, a women's magazine to explode the myth that thin equals beautiful.
7  Contrary to popular myth , the majority of accidents are not caused by speeding or drunkenness.
8  There is a famous Greek myth in which Icarus flew too near to the Sun.
9  Nobody believes in the myth about human beings becoming immortals.
10  I bought into the popular myth that when I got the new car or the next house, I'd finally be happy.
11  It's impossible to disentangle the myth from reality.
12  The myth says that he led a small band of followers to seek their fortune in distant lands.
13  Schools tend to perpetuate the myth that boys are better at sport than girls.
14  Through the media of myth and her beautiful painting, Saj offers us alternative ways of thinking about such cosmic issues.
15  According to the myth, the talisman is the most powerful of all the magical charms.