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Forum: The Books 06-03-2011, 01:00 AM
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Views: 4,146
Posted By Marky Lazer
I just got a reply; they're looking into it....

I just got a reply; they're looking into it. Thanks again.
Forum: The Books 06-02-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,146
Posted By Marky Lazer
Don't forget Franz Boas... I have found out...

Don't forget Franz Boas...

I have found out Tolkien knew about works of Boas, von Humboldt and Sapir in different areas though. Von Humboldt and sound symbolism; Boas and his view on race; and...
Forum: The Books 06-01-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,146
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thanks everyone, so far. To be a bit more...

Thanks everyone, so far.

To be a bit more specific, I need to know whether Tolkien ever got taught about the Weltanschuungstheorie (world-view theory) of Wilhelm von Humboldt.
Forum: The Books 05-31-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,146
Posted By Marky Lazer
Tolkien as a Student

This topic doesn't belong in "The books" I think, but I don't know where to put it otherwise.

I am writing my dissertation on constructed languages and obviously Tolkien is the focus of it. Now I...
Forum: The Books 02-15-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
I guess we can only agree to disagree. :D

I guess we can only agree to disagree. :D
Forum: The Books 02-01-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
Okay, I read some passages and I stay with my...

Okay, I read some passages and I stay with my earlier point (which is good for the discussion anyway ;) )

When Aragron mentions he'll take the Paths of the Dead in "The Passage of the Grey...
Forum: The Books 02-01-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,483
Posted By Marky Lazer
Chapter-by-chapter Unifinished Tales?

I'm about to reread UT. Perhaps it's a fun idea to read and discuss it here?
Forum: The Books 01-31-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
I guess I have to reread the part, to be honest....

I guess I have to reread the part, to be honest. Peter Jackson's view might have obscured the proper one...
Forum: The Books 01-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
But it isn't about what Aragorn believes, is it? ...

But it isn't about what Aragorn believes, is it?

Beowulf believed he did the right thing going back years later to slay the dragon (but it didn't turn out so great, leaving an entire people...
Forum: The Books 01-26-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
That essay has some useful information, though it...

That essay has some useful information, though it comments only on the shortcomings on Beowulf and Roland (have read both), but it fails to see Aragorn's shortcomings. The Path of Dead, for example....
Forum: The Books 01-25-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thanks for that :)

Thanks for that :)
Forum: The Books 01-25-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By Marky Lazer
Ring Tolkienian Heroes

Hello all, it's been a hell of a long time since I've been here... But good to be back!

I'm about to write a dissertation on Tolkien for my English master; isn't that cool? I'm thinking about...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-25-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,664
Posted By Marky Lazer
Ettenmoors?

Ettenmoors?
Forum: Quiz Room 12-24-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,204
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thumbs up Very correct! Your go obviously...

Very correct! Your go obviously...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-24-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,204
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thank thee! Lightfoot was a parent of who?

Thank thee!

Lightfoot was a parent of who?
Forum: Quiz Room 12-23-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 170,767
Posted By Marky Lazer
Royal blood?

Royal blood?
Forum: Quiz Room 12-23-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 74,204
Posted By Marky Lazer
At the crossing of Erui.

At the crossing of Erui.
Forum: The Books 11-02-2005, 05:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,591
Posted By Marky Lazer
Question Who awoke Durin's Bane? Where it Durin's...

Who awoke Durin's Bane?

Where it Durin's mithril diggers?
Or was it Sauron?
Forum: The Books 11-01-2005, 06:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,591
Posted By Marky Lazer
Question Is the staff of Gandalf magical or not? Or is it...

Is the staff of Gandalf magical or not? Or is it a normal wooden staff, and comes the magic from the wizard himself?
Forum: Quiz Room 10-28-2005, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thumbs up Spot on!

Spot on!
Forum: Quiz Room 10-28-2005, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marky Lazer
Not correct yet. Though Morgul is on the rigt way.

Not correct yet. Though Morgul is on the rigt way.
Forum: The Books 10-28-2005, 02:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,591
Posted By Marky Lazer
Thumbs up Maybe it's interesting for anyone, but to provide...

Maybe it's interesting for anyone, but to provide you with the answer to my own question:

I can't think of any point where this is addressed directly, but I think it's possible to have a fairly...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-19-2005, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 467,124
Posted By Marky Lazer
Two bumps? Time for a new one. I'm not sure if...

Two bumps? Time for a new one. I'm not sure if does one works, but let me give it a try anyway...

To use as bait
For a nice fish
Canít speak of hate
Yes, nice that is
Forum: The Books 10-11-2005, 03:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,591
Posted By Marky Lazer
Question Were the Nazgul immortal?

Were the Nazgul immortal?
Forum: The Books 10-04-2005, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,915
Posted By Marky Lazer
Quick Question(s)

I've got some questions, and I'm sure someone here knows the answer(s).

- Did AncalimŽ fight for Sauron?
- And are the winged mounts of the NazgŻl birds or undefined creatures?
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