ALDARION AND ERENDIS. The Mariner’s Wife. |. Meneldur was the son of Tar- Elendil, the fourth King of Númenor. He was the King’s third child, for he had two . Aldarion’s mother, impressed by the beauty of Erendis – “dark-haired and of slender grace, with the clear grey eyes of her kin” takes her to the. From UT “Aldarion and Erendis”: “All or nothing, Erendis,” said Núneth.(Erendis’s mother) “So you were as a child. But you love this man, and.

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Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner’s Wife

He did represent Edith in his work. How did she react ans the counsels of her parents her mother in particular or from the Queen, or from the King…? BelegApr 3, They would be craftsmen and loremasters erenfis heroes all at once; and women to them are but fires on the hearth — for others to tend, until they are tired of play in the evening. This leads me to the next point — namely that Aldarion is accused by you for breaking his promises to Erendis.

July 30, at 3: Erendis often spoke to Aldarion about his former voyages and about his former activities…. Retrieved from ” https: Because in fact, she only pretended to be happy and only pretended to believe she had won the battle with the sea! We’re currently self text posts only to prevent spam and encourage discussion and conversation.

Several times he quit sea-faring for her! His pride was strong, too! Help ; more articles. Make a quiet and domestic husband out of a wild and longing for adventures soul of a man…!


Debate – Aldarion-Erendis – Who’s to blame?

It was the same with his wife, when he pursued her to her new home. Aldarion was reluctant to marry at all, feeling little pressure of time because of his long life as a member of the Line of Elros.

This isn’t because we’re humourless and don’t think Tolkien’s work should invite humour of course it does! LhunithilielMar 29, Thus it is; and we are set here among them.

What Aldarion looked for was the warmth and the tender love of a woman.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. But if they weary of rest and the plays of peace, soon they will go back to their great play, manslaying and war. What a complete MISunderstanding of loving a man! When Aldarion returned from a long journey to Middle-earth, he presented a letter from Gil-galad of Lindon to his father, King Tar-Meneldur.

Later, in Middle-earththis tradition continued in Arnor with the wearing of the Elendilmira star-like gem upon the brow.

No one could ever deny the strong tragedy of the aldsrion war that Erendis had to fight — the war with herself. Have Aldarion always close to her side!

We’re looking at starting a wiki for these common ones.

TolkienWiki: Aldarion__and__Erendis

Even if I stated at the end of my previous post that egoism is ruinous I can wholeheartedly agree with you when you say that pride is ruinous too. Though the story was left incomplete, the book does give some hints on how it concluded. LhunithilielApr 19, You are commenting using your Twitter account. On the other hand, Aldarion made various attempts to please her egoistic love and ereendis. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These scattered writings talk mostly of Erendis and how her bitter vision of men was implemented upon her daughter.


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It’s so different from most of Tolkien’s work in its portrayal of a failed marriage with most of the “important” stuff happening offscreen. The Tale of Years. Aldarion is one of the closest heirs of Earendil – himself being a great mariner, and hence — of Elros — the first King of Numenor.

Through time, disagreement arose between Aldarion and his father concerning the Sea, for Aldarion loved it ever since he was a child.

We’re all fans of Tolkien’s work and it’s hard to be canonically correct all the time. Fictional characters introduced in Fictional sailors Unfinished Tales. And with all the honesty he always showed in his feelings and his actions, Aldarion was dragged into a conflict that was imposed by Erendis and her requirements towards him. They had in common a desire to have their own will in all things; both from childhood were stubborn.

Yes, my password is: His long voyages took him away from Erendis for years at a time, making them a rather more significant imposition on his wife than a job, or indeed the odd pint and pipe with CS Lewis at the Bird and Baby.