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Forum: The Books 10-05-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Leaf
Thanks for those wonderful examples and your...

Thanks for those wonderful examples and your general input. You're right, those are typical mythological beings which can be compared to Tom Bombadil, in regards to their wish to be left alone by the...
Forum: The Books 10-02-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Leaf
What ends are those though? It seems to me...

What ends are those though?

It seems to me that his agenda resolves mostly around having a swell day in the forest, dancing, singing and picking up some lilies for his beautiful wife on his way...
Forum: The Books 09-28-2015, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Leaf
Thanks for that quote! That is...

Thanks for that quote!




That is very true for the logic within the given situation of the story. But Tolkien constructed this situation in that way. Without Old Man Willow or a mean...
Forum: The Books 09-28-2015, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Leaf
I think you are both right about the concept of...

I think you are both right about the concept of Tom Bombadil. His character is described in that way. But there's one thing I find curious about his role in the story. Which is that he has a role in...
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