Once upon a time on a shelf in the library stood a book waiting to be read. Between its covers waited a love-sick prince, feuding kingdoms, a revengeful old man and an enchanted princess, all necessary elements of a fairy tale. 590 more words
Tags » On Fairy-Stories
- How does Tolkien define and explain:
- recovery, escape, consolation?
- Why is “joy” an important part of defining “fairy-story”?
- What does Tolkien mean when he says “The Gospels contain a fairy-story” (p. 58 more words
I am not going to tell you a story of this world. And I am going to tell you a story of this world. It is for you to find out where the story came from. 2,441 more words
With only one day left, I thought it would be a good opportunity to send off October with a proper goodbye. It’s been a hot one for sure – no wool coats or scarves yet although Californians had a good tease once or twice with a much-exaggerated thunderstorm and a handful of crisp, gusty mornings. 517 more words