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Recent content by Arvegil

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    Silmarillion Trivia Game

    Hunting, I believe.
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    Silmarillion Trivia Game

    Yeah- these things happen when posting from work. Proceed.
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    Silmarillion Trivia Game

    There was no body, as his spirit burned it into ash the moment he died. Who lived in Nan-Tethren?
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    Silmarillion Trivia Game

    Aule and Melkor shared a love of craft and desire to make and build things. However, while Aule was generous and gace of his work product and knowledge freely, Melkor jealously guarded his works in an attempt to have himself exalted as the highest of the Valar.
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    Tolkien at the End of Time

    While Tolkien was familiar with a lot of mythological cycles, leaving out the predominant role of a hierarchical monotheism seems to be a major omission.
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    Galadriel...in Unfinished Tales...

    While I agree with you about the danger of drawing too great a distinction between the two Galadriels, I consider disregarding their differences equally dangerous. The rebellious Galadriel encouraged others to disobey the legitimate hierarchy and disobeyed it herself. While the more virtuous...
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    Galadriel...in Unfinished Tales...

    I see the second Galadriel as realy a stand in for a Catholic saint ( I am unwilling to go as far as to say "Madonna figure" like some), but is definitely transcending the Noldor tradition. I sort of like fallen Galadriel: she isn't just more Noldor, she is more like us. And, a more...
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    Galadriel...in Unfinished Tales...

    An FYI: Some time ago, I did a post on the slightly different versions of Galadriel as a character is UT. While this post section raises more questions than it answers, I thought that you might find it of interest: Hello, Everyone: In this thread, I invite discussion on the “Two...
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