The long”-ish” tale of how I began to admire and enjoy Tolkien
As stated in Part I, viewing ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ re-wired my thoughts about the fantasy genre – nonetheless, I was still far away from picking up any book written by Tolkien.
It so happened that as October 2002 passed by, I stumbled upon the second trailer of ‘The Two Towers’. And then it snapped …
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In the previous post, I tried to explain and understand the meaning of “dark fantasy” and whether it can be applied to Tolkien’s works.
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This post has been inspired by a series of rants between two YouTube users a few years back. One argued in favour and the other against, that Tolkien is an author of dark fantasy.
I guess it’s one of those things where no definite answer exists, but rather it is up to anyone to interpret it the way they view Tolkien’s works.
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