Re: [mythsoc] Re: Silmarillion
- 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.