Re: Non-stereotypical elves was Re: Quick Intro
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 21, 2003, 13:25|
Wesley Parish wrote:
>At last, someone who's put some thought into "Elves".
>I remind myself of the times I was warned in Papua New Guinea about masalai
>forest spirits - who'd eat me if they caught me; and Tolkien's Quenyar are
>essentially forest spirits with a touch of the Christian Church's Angels
Apart from that Tolkien's elves are called "Quendi", I find that
characterization extremely odd. Certainly, some of them were more than a bit
fond of forests, but "forest spirits"? That sounds alot more like the Ents.
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