Explores “the stylized and conventional speeches” of Beowulf and the Green Knight as they “provide analogues for Tolkien’s heroes in The Lord of the Rings.” Contends that analysis of these speeches enhances awareness of many aspects of these heroes.
Thompson, Ricky L.
"Tolkien’s Word-Hord Onlēac,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 20
, Article 4.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol20/iss1/4
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021