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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

BBM Screencaps ~ Part III: On 'Face to Face'; A kiss with Alma....

Posted on 2006.05.01 at 10:34


mechtild at 2006-05-02 01:15 (UTC) (Link)
What remains for me is that they fell in love that first summer. That "Brokeback got us good." Whether they kissed or not, whether they embraced face to face or not, the love was there. The dozy embrace is, in a sense, a symbol of that love. That they could have such a deep sense of intimacy, without sex, and without embracing face to face, showed the power of what they had.

I think that is right, Casey. I want to say again how much I've profited by your remarks. I wasn't just fooling around quoting what you said. What you wrote really helped jog me, helping me get my own impressions in better focus. Thanks so much!
casey28 at 2006-05-02 04:47 (UTC) (Link)
Thank you for writing such interesting posts. I usually don't give such long replies (and I'm going to be more brief), what you wrote gave me a lot to think about as well.
mechtild at 2006-05-02 14:21 (UTC) (Link)
And I don't usually write such long entries! But BBM really struck something in me, and, this really isn't a lot when I think of the posts I've written discussing LotR on the messageboards. I have written over two thousand posts between the two I visited for a year and a half, and at least half of them were "real" posts, serious ones, not one-liners. I think when a work of art is really good, and touches a person deeply, and if that person is of a thoughtful turn of mind, she can't help blabbing about it at length. *grin*
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