Re: [mythsoc] Arwen etc.
- From: <Stolzi@...>
> It struck me as curious the other day: any number of people have been
> Arwen and Galadriel, or have assumed those names, since the books cameout;
> but I have heard of few, if any, Eowyns. Wonder why.It's that elvish thing. Or a pointed ear thing -- Spock is half human, but
all anyone seems to care about is his Vulcan side.
- --- In mythsoc@y..., "Berni Phillips" <bernip@i...> wrote:
> It's that elvish thing. Or a pointed ear thing -- Spock is halfArwen/Galadrielinism certainly can't have anything to do with pointed
> human, but all anyone seems to care about is his Vulcan side.
ears, but Arwen, at least, is a good, old Welsh name (or a not so old
Welsh name). I met a man once who got away with naming his daughter
Arwen because his wife was Welsh and she could live with that.
- In a message dated 8/11/01 2:11:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Stolzi@...
> Speaking of Arwens past and present, anybody know what's become of ArwenI talked with Bonnie Callahan at Mythcon. Arwen lives in Boston and works as
> GoodKnight, daughter of the Society's founder? She doesn't seem to "do"
> Mythcon thing.
a pastry chef. She was married for about a year, but that broke up more than
a year ago. She has a new boyfriend just recently, Bonnie reports.
Arwen does seem to be the most common Tolkien name given to babies. I
believe I've counted eight women who were named Arwen by their parents.
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