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Forum: The Books 11-25-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Pitchwife
skip, I like your rural Irish Tom! :D I'd...

skip, I like your rural Irish Tom! :D

I'd also like to underline something that Lmp said on page one: that Tom is "just right", "a natural extension of the wonder and mystery". He's only an enigma...
Forum: The Books 09-30-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Pitchwife
Yep, and Tolkien had to construct the situation...

Yep, and Tolkien had to construct the situation in that way because he was writing this kind of story. Without obstacles on the way there would be no adventure. And since he was writing this kind of...
Forum: The Books 09-28-2015, 12:52 AM
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Posted By Pitchwife
Boots Tom is what he is, and what he is needs no excuses

I'd say he's good in the sense of being helpful, benign, tolerant, but not Good if that means being a party in the war of Good vs Evil. In my eyes he's the only true pacifist in the story. I can't...
Forum: The Books 09-27-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Pitchwife
Now that's indeed a new and interesting take on...

Now that's indeed a new and interesting take on the matter of Tom, nice thread idea!

How do I percieve Tom Bombadil? Seeing as some fellow Downers have a habit of likening me to him, that may turn...
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