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Roberts uses this as a standpoint to dismantle the reading of Tolkien's works as allegory, reminding us that Tolkien himself disapproved of this perspective and insisting that for once we take the riddling Professor at his word.
In some societies, riddling is an adult pursuit (Burns, 1976:47).
However, the social and educational meaning of riddling from the children's perspective, and the way these meanings are played out in the making of children's peer culture, have only been included in studies of childhoods and children's folklore in African contexts to a limited degree.
Despite this general scholarly view, it is hard to believe that Aldhelm, the pioneer of riddling in Anglo-Saxon England, had no acquaintance with this well-known riddle form.
Here, as well as throughout the book, she also gathers delightful and astute readings of riddles and poems on riddling by various twentieth-century poets in addition to Stevens.
Of course, it has frequently been observed that riddling occurs, both in folklore and in ritual, on occasions that mark an individual's transformation or initiation: one frequently encounters fiddling at weddings, funerals, the consecration of kings, rites of initiation, public sacrifices, new year's celebrations, etc.
With today's molding machine technology, sand riddling no longer has a place in the mold production cycle.
For a recent survey of Old English and Medieval Latin riddling tradition, see Andy Orchard, "Enigma Variations: The Anglo-Latin Riddle Tradition," Latin Learning and English Lore: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature for Michael Lapidge, ed.
From Under Mountains to Beyond Stars: The Process of Riddling in Leofric's The Exeter Book and The Hobbit.
On the contrary, according to the Web site of Sonoma's Korbel sparkling wine producer, which states that founder Adolf Heck invented and patented the first automatic riddling machine in 1966.
Although reading blace as "bright" is ruled out by Williamson for metrical reasons, in a riddling context the possibility of such ambiguity must be acknowledged.