Elegiac contemplation of the function of memory in Tolkien’s Middle-earth, and the complex intersections of memory, loss, immortality, consolation, and creativity made flesh in Tolkien’s depictions of the races of Elves and Men and their interactions.
Stoddard, William H.
"Simbelmynë: Mortality and Memory in Middle-earth,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 29
, Article 10.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol29/iss1/10