This passage is basically the first part of the creation myth that Tolkien designed for the world he wrote about. It tells about how Ilúvatar sang the Ainur into being and how the world and elements became real. 746 more words
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“The Cottage of Lost Play” is the first chapter in The Book of Lost Tales part 1. It forms a framework narrative in which the other tales of the two books are told. 551 more words
“In this fallen world the ‘friendship’ that should be possible between all human beings, is virtually impossible between man and woman… Later in life when sex cools down, it may be possible. 523 more words
Hwæt! We Gardena in geardagum,
þeodcyninga, þrym gefrunon,
hu ða æþelingas ellen fremedon.
Met deze regels begint het titelloze gedicht dat nu bekend staat als ‘de Beowulf,’ over de vroegmiddeleeuwse Scandinavische held die monsters en draken verslaat.614 more words