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...ectics, dichotomies, or dualistic grids upon data that may in fact be entirely integrated” (Doniger VIII). Strauss would argue that language is universal and so universalist themes can be found and are present within all mythologies; a conjecture which he most accurately portrayed through his analysis of the hare, the harelip, and twins. These myths analyzed by Strauss can then be understood as very reflective of the methodologies which Strauss believed so wholeheartedly in. He focused on the language within the myths; the certain dichotomies that presented themselves synonymously. He would argue that it was no mere coincidence that they were so in relation, for the myths presented on the hare, the harelip, and twins all brought forth themes which unified the North American culture and South American culture into one Pan-American culture that explained the paradigms.
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