Posts tagged eucatastrophe
Because Eucatastrophe Happens: Tolkien’s Principles of Fantasy #2

This is not about whether all fairy tales should end happily ever after. (Partly because, as J.R.R. Tolkien pointed out, “there is no true end to any fairy tale.”) This is about a distinct, unforgettable, massively powerful human emotion that Tolkien revered so much he invented a new word to adequately describe it.

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