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Finds a source for the Eye of Sauron, and other representations of baleful eyes in Tolkien’s work (“one of the most pervasive and compelling patterns of imagery”), in the Celtic mythological figure Balor of the Evil Eye.
"Sauron is Watching You: The Role of the Great Eye in The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 4
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol4/iss1/1
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