As far as I can tell, there wasn’t a strict class structure in the Shire. A servant (Sam), could obviously become a mayor of a city, and a class system wouldn’t have allowed that. Yet in the movie, and somewhat less in the book, they are constantly forgetting that Sam is even there. Gandalf remarks […]Read More Why Did Everyone Forget About Sam?
My husband and I had a discussion in the car (ADD moment: Men seem rather confused as to what constitutes and argument with a woman) about something my brother said: “He said words don’t mean anything,” my husband told me, obviously a bit frustrated. “I know what he means, but if it were true, we […]Read More Strongest Female Charaters in Movies
After establishing why our hero needs a sidekick and what the definition of a sidekick is, I thought it would be fun to understand the different types of sidekicks there are. Even though most of us recognize a sidekick when we see one, there are definitely some who take their job more seriously than others. […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Different Types of Sidekicks
Why does a hero need a sidekick? I think we can sum this up PERFECTLY by going to the first story to introduce a sidekick: The Creation Genesis Chapter 2 20 …. but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Why Does A Hero Need One?
I have this totally awesome dictionary of slang that my husband gave me for Christmas: It is 1400 pages of bad grammar and taboo words from throughout the ages with an etymology and everything (when applicable). In this book under sidekick it reads: side-kick. A close companion; a mate, occ. an assistant, on the job; Can. […]Read More Evolution of a sidekick – What IS a sidekick?