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Old October 10 2012, 04:34 PM   #18
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Re: Statistical Breakdown of Middle-Earth...

Kegg wrote: View Post

I mean, yeah, I can get people not liking the Silmarillion because of its approach to content, or considering it a lousy book generally. But suggesting we don't dislike it simply because we're not being honest about it is a little disengenuous.
I never said that. I might have been a little dismissive with the 'misty eyed' comment but then this is me we're talking about here.


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The 1950s were a different time, but they were not somehow so different that Tolkein is in any way progressive, and stories with warrior women have been written literally for centuries prior to Tolkein. And frankly the only female character worth mentioning either way is Eowyn, as the rest have very little to no development.
I completely agree with this.
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