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Examines the ways the short story “Leaf by Niggle” differs from other works by Tolkien: primarily because it is a more obvious allegory, but also because of the clear way the allegory is worked out morally, aesthetically, and religiously. Considers the story as “midway between the essay [OFS] where Tolkien talks about his work, and most of his other fiction and poetry, where he simply gets on with it.”
Purtill, Richard L.
"Heaven and Other Perilous Realms,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 6
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol6/iss4/1