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Old 12-29-2001, 12:02 PM   #44
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Originally posted by onewhitetree:
<STRONG>I agree, I think romantic love is one of the authorís most foolproof tools. However, Tolkien was a good enough storyteller not to need it as much as some others do, therefore he did not use it as much as some others. It is a mistake to read into his work what is just not there.</STRONG>
I think our perceptions of what is commonly called "romantic love" are quite different. That being said, both of us seem to be quite satisfied with Tolkien! You see one thing, I see another, and as long as we're both happy, who cares?...This should go for everyone!
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