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3. The Farmer Giles of Ham Discussion

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September 6, 2004 - November 4, 2004

 

 

 

 


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I. Beginning of the Tale to the Arrival of the Dragon

by Kimi, September 6-27, 2004

Introduction [9/6/2004 @ 1:48] (3/3)

1. Child’s play? [9/6/2004 @ 16:08] (4/6)

2. Why now? [9/7/2004 @ 16:26] (6/15)

3. Playing with words [9/12 @ 23:47] (5/7)

4. Dogs, giants and cows [9/15 @ 23:05] (4/6)

5. Farmer Giles [9/19 @ 22:33] (4/26)

6. Supporting characters. [9/23 @ 15:28] (2/2)

7. The King [9/25 @ 2:45] (5/14)

8. Knights and dragons [9/26 @ 3:07] (4/10)

Part 1. Summary [9/27 @ 0:15] (6/6)

 

II. Farmer Giles vs. Chrysophylax

by squire, September 27-October 15, 2004

Part 2, Introduction [9/27 @ 0:25] (10/18)

The character of the parson [9/27 @ 9:49] (7/13)

The character of the miller. [9/29 @ 7:19] (3/6)

The character of the blacksmith. [10/1 @ 7:42] (3/7)

The sword that cannot be sheathed [10/4 @ 9:58] (5/8)

Speaking of Dragons. [10/6 @ 7:12] (6/14)

Speaking with Dragons. [10/8 @ 7:03] (5/10)

Parallels elsewhere in Tolkien [10/11 @ 8:11] (2/2)

Philology as Laff-Riot. [10/13 @ 7:31] (6/10)

Is Farmer Giles of Ham any good? (No Text)  <IRANGER> [10/13 @ 20:25] (3/3)

Grammarian Ronald of Oxenford: Tolkien flees Middle-earth [10/15 @ 7:49] (1/3)

Is that your final answer? (surprise weekend quiz) [10/15 @ 23:02] (3/3)

 

 

III. The Thame Dragon and Good King Giles

by Menelwyn, October 18-November 4, 2004

The Oath of a Dragon [10/18 @ 16:32] (3/5)

The Knights [10/21 @ 17:23] (2/2)

The Grey Mare [10/24 @ 9:47] (2/3)

One More Bargain [10/26 @ 16:05] (1/1)

Taming [10/29 @ 15:55] (2/3)

The King [11/1 @ 18:59] (3/6)

King Giles [11/4 @ 20:56] (2/5)