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Old 05-19-2005, 12:06 PM   #60
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Originally Posted by BÍthberry
Why do we reread Tolkien so much? To return to that first experience? Or to see things there we didn't 'see' the first time? One of the paradoxes of reading is that both are probably true, and any explanation of what happens when we enter subcreation has to account for all possible experiences, and not presume one only.
While I was keeping up with it, I really enjoyed the CBC interaction: multiple rereaders and one or two first-timers.
...down to the water to see the elves dance and sing upon the midsummer's eve.
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