Gender Roles in Middle Earth

The Lord of the Rings trilogy has been a renowned series since its creation from novel to film. It’s unprecedented CGI and film techniques, along with its

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2 Responses to Gender Roles in Middle Earth

  1. mediaphiles says:

    Intersting post! Gender roles in the trilogy is definitely an interesting topic. I want to add that “I’m not a man” is not a line out of the original novel, so it will be even more interesting to figure out what’s intended by the author and what’s added by the filmmakers. Nevertheless, the non-distinction between male and female in the races of elves and dwarves is a really good point!


  2. mediaphiles says:

    I am a big fan of The Lord of the Rings films mostly for the amazing action and effects. This is a really interesting post and has made me think about and look at these films in a completely different way. I want to rewatch the films with the idea of gender roles in mind and see how my viewing experience differs.

    -Walker Rise

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