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That seems a very likely explanation…

noWizardme
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Sep 13 2013, 5:23pm


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That seems a very likely explanation… [In reply to] Can't Post

Though maybe the whole section should have been Sam's 1st person, then.

Or some quotes for the parentheses…

Nice idea to research "I'll warrant"!

Disclaimers: The words of noWizardme may stand on their heads! I'm often wrong about things, and its fun to be taught more....

"nowimë I am in the West, Furincurunir to the Dwarves (or at least, to their best friend) and by other names in other lands. Mostly they just say 'Oh no it's him - look busy!' "
Or "Hold off! unhand me, grey-beard loon!"

(This post was edited by noWizardme on Sep 13 2013, 5:25pm)

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The Narrator in The Hobbit vexx801 Send a private message to vexx801 Sep 6 2013, 7:30pm
    Well, I seem to remember... Rembrethil Send a private message to Rembrethil Sep 6 2013, 9:02pm
    In the first chapter Hamfast Gamgee Send a private message to Hamfast Gamgee Sep 6 2013, 10:55pm
    The narrator was a well-established character in Tolkien's literary imagination squire Send a private message to squire Sep 7 2013, 1:40am
        Great post Squire Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Sep 8 2013, 12:39am
            I have a rather more complicated relationship with that kind of narrator… noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 8 2013, 10:15am
                Dating the work Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Sep 8 2013, 10:25am
                    Something fashionable in children's fiction of Tolkien's time? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 8 2013, 11:21am
                        I do also agree with Squire! noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 8 2013, 11:24am
                        A telling modern example of this… noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 8 2013, 6:08pm
                            Into The Woods (1986) Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 8 2013, 6:38pm
                        There are children's books, and then there are just books: squire Send a private message to squire Sep 8 2013, 9:55pm
                            The "bedtime story" or "fatherly" tone noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 9 2013, 10:41am
                            Surprisingly recent publishing industry discovery - childrens books are sometimes "just books" :) noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 9 2013, 11:23am
                Go for it NoWiz! elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 Sep 8 2013, 2:52pm
                    What I really +don't + want to do though is to curtail this discussion now. // noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 8 2013, 6:05pm
        "The Lord of the Rings, the mash-up masterpiece" - brilliant // noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 9 2013, 4:07pm
    That's funny.. aruman Send a private message to aruman Sep 7 2013, 6:43pm
        Are you thinking of an editorial interjection into Sam's packing (as the Fellowship leaves Rivendell)? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 13 2013, 10:50am
            Aaaahhh yes! That's it, thank you! aruman Send a private message to aruman Sep 13 2013, 1:47pm
            Interesting idea. squire Send a private message to squire Sep 13 2013, 5:07pm
                That seems a very likely explanation… noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 13 2013, 5:23pm
    “The Hobbit that can be spoken of is not The Hobbit.” Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 11 2013, 6:29pm
        And "Reader, I married him" // noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 11 2013, 8:42pm
            Good one! Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 11 2013, 8:55pm
                The first-person narrator (or editor) is always a bold gambit, I think… noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 11 2013, 9:17pm
                    It can be a good choice for a first time writer. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 11 2013, 9:37pm
                        Whose on 1st? Whose on 3rd? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 12 2013, 5:55pm
                            I think 1st person is tricky CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Sep 12 2013, 6:15pm
                                Yes. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 12 2013, 6:22pm
                                    Do you mean that you have multiple narrators? // noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 12 2013, 9:00pm
                                        Yes. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 13 2013, 1:16pm
                                I loved how Tryon used first person in The Other Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Sep 12 2013, 6:26pm
                                    And that was before M. Night Shyamalan! // CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Sep 12 2013, 7:04pm
                                    You may enjoy "Robot", which you will find is in the 2nd person noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 12 2013, 8:58pm
                                        Thank you for the link Furincurunir Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Sep 13 2013, 3:36am
                                We thinks the 4th person is under-used, doesn't we, Precious. // noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 12 2013, 8:53pm
                                    It's tricksy squire Send a private message to squire Sep 12 2013, 9:37pm
                                        Lol! // CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Sep 12 2013, 9:53pm
                                        Well done - does look difficult to keep up, except maybe… noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 13 2013, 6:49am
                                            or, in the other direction, "Anthem" squire Send a private message to squire Sep 13 2013, 10:28am
                                        I'll claim the 5th - no actually I won't noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 13 2013, 10:21am
                                Omniscience... and pretending lack of it noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Sep 13 2013, 10:41am
                                    Well Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 13 2013, 2:29pm

 
 
 

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