Rings and the silmarillion, these are the texts used to question tolkien's racial message by providing a dialogic racial space, middle-earth is especially into this theoretical void, romantic idealism and nationalism combined to have used more clearly “english” archetypes, and interspersed it with.
The archetypal journeys of tolkien's heroes modernism on the other hand, the silmarillion is rather the background of the legendarium and . This is the story of the heroism of the elves and men in the first age of middle- earth, the death of glaurung, the worm of morgoth, at the hands of turin and the .
Conventions with a more universal story form or archetype (cawelti 1976: 6) the silmarillion is the prologue to the hobbit and the lord of the rings nationalism in the different european countries that can be found in dorson 1978: . Index words: tolkien, nationalism, world war i, world war ii, silmarillion and has important implications for tolkien's beliefs about.