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Forum: The Books 06-03-2020, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I think this is pretty much what I said when I...

I think this is pretty much what I said when I first responded, so yeah. :)

There's nothing wrong with reading and analysing Beowulf from a perspective close to that of its protagonist. What would...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2020, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
'Sallow', for what it's worth, is defined in the...

'Sallow', for what it's worth, is defined in the OED as 'Having a sickly yellow or brownish yellow colour'. They include one reference to 'the sallow Tartar', so it was sometimes applies to Asian...
Forum: The Books 06-02-2020, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Objection, yerhonour! Good catch...

Objection, yerhonour!





Good catch on the Appendix F quote; I'd missed that one. Read literally, it actually applies far more broadly than 'Noldor and Teleri':
Forum: The Books 06-01-2020, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Getting somewhat tangential, but still on the...

Getting somewhat tangential, but still on the Tolkien/racism/Bible theme... I mentioned earlier the Medieval split of the world into the descendants of Japheth (Europe), Ham (Egypt & Africa), & Shem...
Forum: The Books 04-04-2020, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
(In the interests of harmony I will not respond...

(In the interests of harmony I will not respond to your closing remark.)

To avoid getting tangled up in my own answers, I hope you won't mind me turning them into a list? It's not any kind of...
Forum: The Books 04-04-2020, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
... well. (I say this as the person who...

... well.

(I say this as the person who commented up the original article, so envisage the appropriate shades of grey in my reactions to both this and that.)

As someone who is all three, my...
Forum: The Books 10-01-2019, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Oh boy. For my own entertainment as much as...

Oh boy.

For my own entertainment as much as anything, my thoughts and comments:



Sooo, Beowulf is indeed a white, male hero. Does that mean people look at the story and go 'ah yes, this is...
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