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Re: [mythsoc] Re: Silmarillion

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  • Walter Padgett
    Hey! I just happen to be reading Wuthering Heights (for the first time) at the moment. Yes, Catherine and Heathcliff experience a VERY different kind of love
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 8, 2007
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      Hey! I just happen to be reading Wuthering Heights (for the first
      time) at the moment. Yes, Catherine and Heathcliff experience a VERY
      different kind of love than Tolkien would spend much time writing
      about, but interesting none the less. Destructive is the word for
      that kind of love, for sure!

      On 9/7/07, Katie Glick <ktglick@...> wrote:

      > I don't know if I would say the Silmarillion is my favorite but I did
      > like it very much. I really liked the story of Beren and Luthien. I
      > was in high school at the time I read it and most of the romance
      > literature that was accessible to me was very juvenile. This was a
      > story of love that resonated with me. I think the only other "love"
      > story that interested me at that time (although very different in
      > nature!) was Wuthering Heights. The two stories seemed to bookend the
      > different aspects of love that could be very noble or very
      > destructive, while many of the "age-appropriate" stories were just
      > about a very bland type of love that I wasn't really interested in.
      >
      > -kt
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