>>She saw the man as a doorway. An escape from her obligations, and as such, she loved him.
This is such an interesting interpretation of Eowyn. I've never much liked Arwen - my sympathies have always been with Eowyn. Nonetheless, there is an obvious difference in the love they have for Aragorn. For Arwen, it requires a sacrifice and an irrevocable choice; for Eowyn, Aragorn symbolises the opposite.
>>Yet what of the cost? For thousands of years, the oathbreakers have been cursed to walk as shades. To linger in twilight while all around them fades into naught."
>>"To suffer the fate of the elves," Elrohir whispered.
This exchange casts a slightly different light upon the twins. Alone among Aragorn's companions who follow him on the Path of the Dead, Legolas is fascinated and not at all disturbed by the ghosts. I'd always assumed that Elladan and Elrohir were more uneasy because of their mortal blood, but perhaps it's their *elven* blood - specifically, Noldorin rather than Sylvan blood - that is the cause.