You see these Brits being interviewed, being so understated, saying it's nice to be given a pat on the back I suppose, or oh the old Oscars, gosh is it that time again, I had no idea? Kel has a lonnng history of saying anyone who disagrees with him is "Politically correct. I wanted to start with the idea of the origin story. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. I Laughed when i saw this post Speaking of women, what of lesbians?
I really think that to ask it brings the assumption that one has absolutely no context of the situation Tolkien was writing, or even the basic nature of Sam's character.
The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and Tolkien - The One Ring
Even to call someone "gay" isn't enough. Well I consider myself a good conserative, but Kel went too far I must say. But when Mike Tyson starts punching people who are not looking for a fight, he becomes contemptible. I thought about that the first time I read LotR, but I hadn't finnished it. There was total repressive misery, and for other minorities, too. And what did he get?
Able at last to pick and choose his Hollywood roles, financially cushioned, in a relationship for the past 14 months with a New Zealand man which has brought him 'great joy', and now unashamedly delighted at his Academy nomination - 'Well yes it does matter to me, because I would like to win an Oscar' - he must, I suggest, be in a fine mood these days. Board index All times are UTC. Me and Christopher Lee. Part of the difficulty in understanding Tolkien's representation of male friendship may be caused by those readers who assume that Tolkien's medieval idiom marks his book as belonging to a childish or adolescent genre, a throwback to Victorian and Edwardian medievalized stories for young boys. For a book that is supposed to be devoid of adult sexuality, The Lord of the Rings has always elicited strong reactions focusing on sex.