Re: [mythsoc] Re: Trailer
- On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Trudy Shaw wrote:
> In letter #27, describing to his American publisher how a hobbit (Bilbo,in particular) should be drawn, Tolkien says, "...ears only slightly
pointed and 'elvish';"
> -- Should this be read as saying that elves *do* have pointed ears, oronly that Tolkien is using the commonly-used image of elves to describe a
The latter, of course. But I seem to be the only person who believes that.