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Forum: The Books 12-06-2005, 11:27 PM
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Posted By Fallenstar
If the Eagles are not maiar, they are some sort...

If the Eagles are not maiar, they are some sort of spirits, perhaps like Ents.

Here is the quote from Quenta Simarillion Chapter one: Of the Beginning of the Days
Forum: The Books 11-08-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Fallenstar
my first major English reading task (I gave...

my first major English reading task (I gave myself four years ago when I first arrived to Canada) was the Fellowship...I understood parts of it...more like just one fourth of it if I was lucky..I...
Forum: The Books 07-24-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,035
Posted By Fallenstar
Why the Lord of the Rings?

I didn't search so I am not sure if this has been discussed...anyway..

I am not sure I know why this book is called the Lord of the Rings. Supposingly as Gandalf said that the Lord of the Rings is...
Forum: The Books 07-24-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,488
Posted By Fallenstar
I was wondering about the union between Arwen and...

I was wondering about the union between Arwen and Aragorn. The point of that marriage may well be what Tolkien said in the appendix: "the two lines of the Half-Elven finally joined together."(that's...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-15-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,031
Posted By Fallenstar
I feel the same way, littlemanpoet. I can't stand...

I feel the same way, littlemanpoet. I can't stand the last half of the Two Towers, and can barely get myself through the first book up to the point of Strider. I guess one reason is that I hate...
Forum: The Books 07-15-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,602
Posted By Fallenstar
Yes I agree...Tolkien's evil vs good and the...

Yes I agree...Tolkien's evil vs good and the Quest have become the cliche of the fantasy genre(only plotwise) because so many people tried to follow his steps because of his success. Yet LOTR still...
Forum: The Books 07-14-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,602
Posted By Fallenstar
LOL..funny indeed...that reminds me of the...

LOL..funny indeed...that reminds me of the formula for expository essays.....but really, when you look at books a lot of them seemed to resumble each other. (that doesn't limit to fantasy genre...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-13-2005, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Fallenstar
well I never actually offically introduced...

well I never actually offically introduced myself..I am back from a long vacation from the Downs, well I hope to have fun here again, you people are just crazily knowledgeable about Tolkien........I...
Forum: The Books 05-06-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,278
Posted By Fallenstar
I just read that part in the UT, Galadriel is her...

I just read that part in the UT, Galadriel is her Sindarian name which Celeborn gave to her. Her "real name" is indeed Nerwen.
Forum: The Books 05-05-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,278
Posted By Fallenstar
Who does Galadriel resemble?

My friend and I ran into this trouble...we think our English teacher has a perfect face for Galadriel, but she doesn't understand who that person is (at one point she thought she was a...
Forum: The Books 05-03-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,595
Posted By Fallenstar
We just did Aristotle's definition of a Western...

We just did Aristotle's definition of a Western tragic hero in English class for another character, based on that definition I feel in Middle-Earth the most fitting tragic hero is Turin. First of all...
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