Aragorn— a feminist’s nightmare? by Virtuella

from fanlore; i’ve been searching through old lotr meta, and found this. the piece was first published in 2009. 

Women are far and few between in Lord of the Rings, and Tolkien shows us little of their lives and concerns.  That is understandable, given that the tale deals chiefly with war, in which women would have had no active part, and I wouldn’t shout “misogyny” for that reason. But Aragorn! Aragorn’s attitude to women simply sucks.

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