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Talk:Elven characteristics

I'm writing MA thesis on Tolkien's elves and stuck with the statement:

"Thranduil, father of Legolas and a Sindarin Elf, is described as having blond hair in The Hobbit (...)"

Where in The Hobbit? Could anyone provide a quotation? I've searched the book through and cannot find it... I'd be most greatful for any help, thanks.Unsigned comment by User:Calilmal (talk • contribs).

It's "Golden" in "Flies and Spiders":
The feast that they now saw was greater and more magnificent than before; and at the head of a long line of feasters sat a woodland king with a crown of leaves upon his golden hair, very much as Bombur had described the figure in his dream.
Hope that helps. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 10:17, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

[edit] In or out

I'm not very keen on keeping the "inside the legendarium"-tone of this article. Especially the discussion about Elvish ears would benefit from a more academic tone ("It has been argued by...", "In letter X, Tolkien...", etc). Any thoughts? --Morgan 19:47, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

At the moment it seems to be confused between whether it's in or out of the legendarium. I think that it should go out.-- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  00:17, 16 February 2012 (UTC)