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Letter 58
Date April 4 1944
Recipient Christopher Tolkien
Important Notes

Letter 58 is the fifty-eighth letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.


Tolkien clarified that he composed an airgraph however that it took days to send. After a couple insights about wartime hardships he reported getting the enterprises of Frodo and Sam once more, subsequent to having cleaned the part on the Orthanc-stone.

Tolkien recounted a tale about ending up in a carriage with a R.A.F. officer and an extremely decent youthful American Officer. At the point when the Yank burbled about "Feudalism" and its outcomes on English class qualifications and social conduct Tolkien opened a broadside. An Englishman's relations with working men was as unite with "Feudalism" as high rises needed to wigwams. Tolkien told the American that his "Oxford articulation" was not "constrained" but rather a working class creation. In the wake of telling the American that his "pronunciation" seemed like English wiped with a filthy wipe and that the American propensity for slumping showed a messy and poorly trained individuals they got along agreeable.

A walk around Tolkien's main residence uncovered one and only bit of war destruction however significantly more harm because of extraordinary level featureless current structures. In the event that Christopher could envision building better than most Oxford universities supplant by young ladies' committee schools he would get it. He had met with outdated pals and observed that he was predominantly associated with rugger-ability and his taste in shaded socks.

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