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#28 - thebritishguy (02/06/2013) [-]
it's funny because Lord of the Rings was based on the authors experiences in the war.
User avatar #194 to #28 - elcreepo (02/07/2013) [-]
Do you not know how to read a forward/prelude/introduction?
User avatar #145 to #28 - ifoundnemo (02/07/2013) [-]
tolkien has very specifically said that although he started writing lotr while he was fighting in WWI, it is in no way an allegoy for the war.
#103 to #28 - anonymous (02/06/2013) [-]
Read the goddamn foreword by Tolkien himself, he says none of the book is based on the war.
User avatar #88 to #28 - cocoman ONLINE (02/06/2013) [-]
Tolkien wrote it in medieval times?
#98 to #88 - atma (02/06/2013) [-]
metaphorically
#95 to #88 - thebritishguy (02/06/2013) [-]
no he didn't, the Hobbit was written in 1937
no he didn't, the Hobbit was written in 1937
User avatar #99 to #95 - cocoman ONLINE (02/06/2013) [-]
Was the military still fighting with swords and shields back then. what the **** are they teaching me at school?
User avatar #102 to #99 - thebritishguy (02/06/2013) [-]
it was based on it as in the sense of his description and feelings of war and how when the hobbits went back they lived normal lives but were never the same although people saw them in the same way
User avatar #83 to #28 - Grom (02/06/2013) [-]
and childhood*
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