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Old October 8 2012, 09:42 PM   #7
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Re: Statistical Breakdown of Middle-Earth...

Yes, because if there's one thing we know for certain, it's that telling the stories of female characters in a pseudo-medieval society is extremely boring... or wait, the exact opposite of that. Anyway:

Alidar Warlock wrote: View Post
Impressive counting, but not really significant beyond that except that it shows that Tolkien didn't care about representing women in his stories.
This is true, but the one gender imbalance that I noticed and found curious is that, while there are far more humans overall, there are more women hobbits mentioned than human women.
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