Great essay about the burdens of Thorin Oakenshield and Boromir of Gondor by Dark Jackal. Very Happy

Heirs of Durin

Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, and Sean Bean as Boromir
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Legacy of the People: The Burdens of Thorin Oakenshield and Boromir of Gondor
By DarkJackal

I’m sure you’ve seen it stated already, “Richard Armitage’s Thorin is the Aragorn of The Hobbit.” I considered this a while ago, especially in light of the fact Viggo Mortensen and Armitage both sing a mean solo tune, but after initial enthusiasm for the idea, I discarded it for lack of proof.  It might appear that Thorin and Aragorn, as returning kings, would have much in common, but despite a few similarities, they are less alike than Thorin is to Boromir (read this essay by Susan Messer Chan for a comparison of Thorin and Aragorn).  Although these are somewhat superfluous details, both Thorin and Boromir are still unmarried, had younger brothers and strong-willed fathers. Both have seen war and are renowned for their bravery.  Boromir may…

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