By J. R. R. Tolkien
The preferred paperback version with a canopy layout by means of Tolkien himself, to counterpoint the Hobbit and Lord of the jewelry paperbacks. incorporates a certain preface by way of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the 1st Age of Tolkien's global. it's the old drama to which the characters within the Lord of the earrings glance again, and in whose occasions a few of them comparable to Elrond and Galadriel took half. The stories of The Silmarillion are set in an age whilst Morgoth, the 1st darkish Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the excessive Elves made battle upon him for the restoration of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the natural gentle of Valinor. incorporated within the publication are numerous shorter works. The Ainulindale is a fantasy of the construction and within the Valaquenta the character and powers of every of the gods is defined. The Akallabeth recounts the downfall of the nice island nation of Numenor on the finish of the second one Age and Of the jewelry of energy tells of the good occasions on the finish of the 3rd Age, as narrated within the Lord of the jewelry.
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These are the First-born, the Elves; and the Followers Men. The doom of the Elves is to be immortal, to love the beauty of the world, to bring it to full flower with their gifts of delicacy and perfection, to last while it lasts, never leaving it even when ‘slain’, but returning – and yet, when the Followers come, to teach them, and make way for them, to ‘fade’ as the Followers grow and absorb the life from which both proceed. The Doom (or the Gift) of Men is mortality, freedom from the circles of the world.
Anyway all this stuff* is mainly concerned with Fall, Mortality, and the Machine. With Fall inevitably, and that motive occurs in several modes. With Mortality, especially as it affects art and the creative (or as I should say, sub-creative) desire which seems to have no biological function, and to be apart from the satisfactions of plain ordinary biological life, with which, in our world, it is indeed usually at strife. This desire is at once wedded to a passionate love of the real primary world, and hence filled with the sense of mortality, and yet unsatisfied by it.
But it proved to be the discovery of the completion of the whole, its mode of descent to earth, and merging into ‘history’. As the high Legends of the beginnings are supposed to look at things through Elvish minds, so the middle tale of the Hobbit takes a virtually human point of view – and the last tale blends them. I dislike Allegory – the conscious and intentional allegory – yet any attempt to explain the purport of myth or fairytale must use allegorical language. ) Anyway all this stuff* is mainly concerned with Fall, Mortality, and the Machine.