Thranduil and the Fisher King: Thorin and Perceval?

If Thranduil is the Fisher King and the Arkenstone is the Grail, that would make Thorin Perceval. It could work. The Grail quest is of a story type called “Frustrated Redemption,” characterized by “the presence of two protagonists: a youth … Continue reading

Thranduil and the Fisher King: The Grail

Of all the characters in The Hobbit, I have been most interested to see what will be done with Thranduil. In an article in Empire Magazine, Lee Pace said that two inspirations for the character were Oberon and the Fisher … Continue reading