Thread: Fatal Flaw?
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:05 AM   #245
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Default Re: Fatal Flaw?

Originally Posted by JeffLowell View Post
By that logic, Gollem is the protag of LOTR. The ring is the story device that propels the entire movie. Frodo hates the thing and wishes he were rid of it. Gollem is more active in his pursuit than Laszlo is with the letters. Without Gollem, the ring never makes it to Mt Doom. Hell, without Gollem, it doesn't go in the fire - Frodo had decided to keep it. Gollem is the last person to hold the ring - he ends up with it, not Frodo. Gollem is Laszlo.
Leave it up to Lowell to use a childrens story as an example
But this wily god never discloses even to the skillful questioner the whole content of his wisdom.
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