Langue And Carnivorean Foils

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The binary pairs that can be discovered in The Structural Study of Myth by Claude Levi-Strauss mainly include the follow ones: different and same; langue and parole; horizontal and vertical; diachronic and synchronic; syntagmatic and paradigmatic; high value to kinship relations and a downscaling of the family; life and death; herbivores and carnivores; etc. As for the aforementioned binary pairs, different and same has been mentioned several times while the rest pairs have only been referred to only once. Detailed speaking, different and same has been mentioned such as many different cultures present similar myths; structure remains the same and stays the same in different cultures and times; different in their detail, represent the same “deep

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