6534Re: [mythsoc] White Query
- Oct 1, 2002In a message dated 10/1/2002 7:40:16 PM Central Daylight Time,
> >I strongly suspect that Tolkien would have been appalled by THEI really have some trouble imagining that Tolkien would have been 'appalled'
> >ONCE AND FUTURE KING on a tremendous number of stylistic levels, most
> >anachronistic language and authorial intrusion.
by a writer's chosen style. He might not have liked it, and wouldn't have
dreamed of using it himself, but would he have written off a story just
because of style? I don't like "anachronistic language and authorial
intrusion" either--but I've read some very good stories where they were
intentionally used with good effect.
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