The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #27557   Message #340169
Posted By: John P
13-Nov-00 - 09:36 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: The Man in the Moon (J. R. R. Tolkien)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Tolkien's 'The Man in the Moon'
I found out a long time ago that Tolkien's poetry makes a lot more sense if you read out loud. There is a strong rhythm in most of them that doesn't really come through if you don't hear it.

John