Argues The Lord of the Rings’s structure is an inversion of that of The Silmarillion, closely linking the two. Notes “some of the elements that are inverted and the pattern in which they appear.”
"Tolkien's World-Creation: Degenerative Recurrence,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 14
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol14/iss1/1
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