Guest Frillidan Posted 9 December , 2004 Share Posted 9 December , 2004 I hope this is an okay place to post this - I thought it would be interesting to give a photographic and "literary" analysis of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings and what most of us know about WWI. I saw this topic come up briefly under the discussion of the book Tolkien and the Great War, but I don't think it's been talked about a lot. If so, my apologies. Anyway, I guess Tolkien himself didn't like the idea of his books being a direct allegory for the war, but the fact of the matter is, as a soldier, he must have been influenced a great deal by the things he saw and experienced. And it seems to me that Peter Jackson tried to incorporate at least a little bit of this into his movies. For example... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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