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Venthony lord of the rings (56* d) RE: lord of the rings 30 Aug 02


I know this sounds wacky, and there is absolutely no evidence in or out of the books, but I always thought Bombadil was the personification of an ideal, pre-industrial England. The safe and free island that the corruption of the Continent cannot touch.

On another level, I think he may be a self-portrait painted in words by the author, a sort of Hitchcock-like cameo.

Tony


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