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Compares the nature and function of the riddles in The Hobbit with their source in such Anglo-Saxon riddles as those collected in The Exeter Book, which were meant to provide spiritual instruction as well as mental exercise and a dose of humor.
Couch, Christopher L.
"From Under Mountains to Beyond Stars: The Process of Riddling in Leofric's The Exeter Book and The Hobbit,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol14/iss1/2
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