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FarFromHome
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Oct 9 2012, 10:07am


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Weaver's detailed understanding of both Gandalfs is masterful! But I think it would be fair to say that she's talking about Jackson's Gandalf(s), not Tolkien's as such. Maybe somebody could do a similar comparison of the two Gandalfs in the book (not me, it's quite an undertaking!), but some of weaver's examples are definitely about movie-Gandalf, and are not things that Tolkien put there. That doesn't mean Jackson wasn't following Tolkien's lead, of course. I think he often is even when he goes about things a different way. But most of the specifics in weaver's examples are only in the films.

They went in, and Sam shut the door.
But even as he did so, he heard suddenly,
deep and unstilled,
the sigh and murmur of the Sea upon the shores of Middle-earth.
From the unpublished Epilogue to the Lord of the Rings


Subject User Time
Gandalf The Grey Versus The White JWPlatt Oct 8 2012, 2:28am
    About Gandy- Ring-Bearer Send a private message to Ring-Bearer Oct 8 2012, 2:57am
    The difference is pretty obvious imo. Spaldron Send a private message to Spaldron Oct 8 2012, 2:48pm
        Specifics JWPlatt Oct 8 2012, 5:40pm
            In Merry's own words (fro the books): Túrin_Turambar Send a private message to Túrin_Turambar Oct 9 2012, 2:47am
    More hasty Lausus Send a private message to Lausus Oct 8 2012, 10:18pm
    Not all knowing versus enlightened... weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 9 2012, 4:10am
        Well said, Weaver! Ring-Bearer Send a private message to Ring-Bearer Oct 9 2012, 4:17am
            Seconded! FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Oct 9 2012, 10:07am
                yep, I was only focusing on the films in my analysis... weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 10 2012, 3:04am
                    I miss him too... FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Oct 10 2012, 11:22am
                        I like your "promotion" analogy... weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 11 2012, 3:22am
            glad you got past all my typos! weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 10 2012, 3:06am
        Both Grey and White insult Pippin stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Oct 10 2012, 12:45pm
            agreed... weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 11 2012, 3:18am
    I din´t see that either Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) Send a private message to Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) Oct 9 2012, 2:04pm
    I always find the most striking difference between the two Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Oct 10 2012, 3:31pm

 
 
 

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