Distinguishes the aesthetic requirements of fantasy as a genre and how they differ from those of mimetic fiction. Analyzes the success of The Lord of the Rings in meeting those requirements, particularly in characterization and inner consistency.
"Fantasy Characterization: The Example of Tolkien,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 17
, Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol17/iss4/6
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