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Subject:  Re: The Lord Of The Rings - By Tolkein Date:  3/6/2002  5:48 PM
Author:  AGlupOfWax Number:  603 of 3347

Tolkein claims that WWII did not influence the basic story line of LOTR, but most of the story was written while the war was going on. Do you see parallels between LOTR and what was happening in the world at that time, WWII,etc? Examples?
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