Re: [mythsoc] Tolkien
- At 08:12 PM 1/17/2004 -0500, Stolzi@... wrote:
>I have been marking pages in the LOTR where I conceive that Tolkien's textOf course.
>has Biblical echoes, hoping someday to make a list. But today I came across
>Eomer meets Aragorn and his two companions, and learns from them of Boromir's
>death. He is grief-struck, and among other things he exclaims,
>"That was a worthy man!"
>A BEOWULF echo, surely? Not that JRRT would directly quote, but that his
>mind and heart must have been filled with the words and rhythms of BEOWULF?
- David Bratman