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SFFWorld: Fantasy Films

March 28, 2002 at 3:20 pm by xoanon  - 

In One of Tolkien’s widely recognized essays “On fairy stories” he emphasized that the happy ending, the “eucatastrophe”, is an essential element of Fantasy, necessary for it to fulfill its major functions: Recovery, Escape, Consolation. It is ironic then, that fantasy finds it’s roots deep in mythology. The themes in the two genre’s are distinctly different. [More]

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