9800Re: [mythsoc] A Greeting from Anne
- Jul 16, 2003In a message dated 7/16/2003 2:24:46 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> That's a very nice idea, though it sure doesn't look like him ... and whyHe's obviously trying to top Gandalf in the smoke-blowing department.
> is he blowing soap bubbles from his pipe?
> There's several factual errors in the writeup, of which "He died in a restOh, I don't know. I think scholars are often considered marginal by the
> home" is a new one to me, though "As a scholar he lived at the margin of
> society," which makes him sound like a beggar on the streets, is the most
mainstream -- and poor JRRT was somewhat marginalized in the academy for writing
fantasy, wouldn't he?
I imagine he might have fits at seeing himself depicted in an icon, whether
it looked like him or not. But I *really* liked the trees in the background,
and I think he'd have liked them, too.
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