7351Re: [mythsoc] Re: What's your problem with the movie?
- Jan 2, 2003In a message dated 1/2/2003 10:09:29 AM Pacific Standard Time, Stolzi@...
> I would say that the scriptwritersInteresting -- seems to me that Tolkien's emphasis on Pity as a theological
> believe in spreading a little kindness around, whereas Tolkien believed in
> forgiveness and repentance, both in their fullest theological sense.
virtue *does* come across in the films, although perhaps more strongly in the
first one. Gandalf's "pity and mercy" speech (moved from Bad End to Moria)
is really played up, and in the second film, Frodo keeps the line from the
book, "Now that I see [Gollum], I do pity him."
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