Defines the Light and Dark heroine, each of which may have a positive or negative aspect. Sees Finduilas and Nienor Níniel as negative, non-active, acted upon; Lúthien and Idril participate “in the course of their heroes’ actions.”
"Fire and Ice: The Traditional Heroine in The Silmarillion,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 18
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol18/iss1/7
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