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J R R Tolkien Edward Vi
1,015 wordsJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien was the first son and first child of Arthur Reuel Tolkien and Mabel Suffield Tolkien. Arthur Tolkien was a banker by profession, first with Lloyds Bank, and then, when promotions and advancement came too slowly for a man who wanted to raise a family, with the Bank of Africa in Bloemfontein, South Africa. His family was German by descent and had been piano manufacturers in Bloemfontein until Arthur's father went bankrupt. The Tolkien's had always been solid members of th...
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J R R Tolkien Character Analysis
630 wordsThe Fellowship of the Ring By J. R. R. Tolkien Book Report: Character Analysis Language Arts Class 2 nd period Shona Fenner 9 - 30 01 For this report I have chosen to write on The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien. This book is a classic that every individual should read. This book is also part of a trilogy, and the story becomes more exciting as you read the other two books in the series. For this character analysis report I will focus on the character Frodo Baggins of the Shire. Frodo...
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J R R Tolkien Strength And Courage
1,467 wordsThe Hobbit written by J. R. R. Tolkien, is a famous tale of fantasy. This book appeals to almost all ages. The Hobbit is full of mystical creatures, daring adventures, and many exciting characters like giant spiders, orcs, shapeshifter's, elves, was, and a dragon. The Hobbit is about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. He sets out on a journey with a wizard and thirteen other dwarves. One the way many different and exciting things happen. They all leave their homes to help Thorin retrieve the treasure...
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Trolls Goblins Elves J R R Tolkien Magic
512 wordsHonors English 116 Mrs. Bauer 11 November 2004 Magic and the Supernatural in The Hobbit The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien, is full of magic and things having to do with magic. There are all sorts of supernatural creatures in this novel, including dwarves, trolls, goblins, elves, wizards, and the main character is a "hobbit." Overall, magic and the supernatural plays a very big part in The Hobbit. One major magic entity in the book is Gandalf. He shows his magic power a few times. One of those time...
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Social Issues Behind Lord Of The Rings
1,855 wordsSocial Issues behind Lord of the Rings From the very first time of my introduction to the works of J. R. R. Tolkien I have experienced a strange feeling of kindness and happiness, which was virtually pouring out of the pages of his books. I became very interested in the person of the writer, his culture, education, and traditions. In this paper I would like to analyze the social trends, which affected Tolkien, and, consequently, Tolkien's representation of the social structure, which in turn hav...
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Edgar Allen Poe J R R Tolkien
1,507 wordsFantasy is a tree with many roots. The fantasy genre became popular because it threads the culture into the legends. It is the product of the certain times and the response to these times; the way of reaction on the epoch. Fantasy has always been a way of escaping from the depressing reality into the Wonderland or Never Never Land. The creation of the vivid and strange world in which the reality could be transformed to the characters needs, things, that are impossible in the real world are usual...
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J R R Tolkien Middle Earth
10,573 wordsUnderstanding Magic In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth Essay, Understanding Magic In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth Magic is difficult to define. Outside the literary works of J. R. R. Tolkien we do not take it seriously but instead relegate it to the corners of myth, superstition, and the supernatural (that which lies outside or beyond the natural universe). In Tolkien's world what he calls magic is real and natural, and we must understand the nature of his world in order to understand what he...
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J R R Tolkien Good And Evil
1,094 wordsThe Lord Of The Rings By: J. R. R. Tolkien The Lord Of The Rings chronicles, is a prelude: The Hobbit, and three chronicles: The Fellowship of The Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of The King written by J. R. R. Tolkien. I didn t choose to read him, yet I was pressured into reading the Hobbit, and couldn t stop without reading the other three books. I love the theme of this man. He writes in a very detailed, , mind-catching, fantasy world. I get pulled back into his books because, he really expr...
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Ring Bearer Frodo Conflict Between Willpower Power
2,033 wordsWill and want All beings have within them ambitions and desires, but only those who manage to resist those siren calls can overcome the inner struggle between what one wants, and what must be. J. R. R. Tolkien demonstrates this everlasting conflict between willpower and desire in his novels, The Fellowship of the Ring, and The Silmarillion. This conflict is personified within the characters of the mortal Frodo, and god Melkor, and symbolized by the empowering Master-ring, which tempts corruption...
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J R R Tolkien Good Versus Evil
2,417 wordsImagine yourself in a pre-industrial world full of mystery and magic. Imagine a world full of monsters, demons, and danger, as well as a world full of friends, fairies, good wizards, and adventure. In doing so you have just taken your first step onto a vast world created by author and scholar John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Tolkien became fascinated by language at an early age during his schooling, in particularly, the languages of Northern Europe, both ancient and modern. This affinity for language ...
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J R R Tolkien Attention To Detail
638 wordsThe desire to write the great American novel has plagued writers since the onset of modern literature; now with the onset of the computer age, programs have attempted to create the great American game. Since the advent of computers the endeavor to write the great American game has prompted software writers to envision the creation of the most sophisticated and entertaining computer game that the world has ever known. Their dream has come closest to fruition with the advent of Heroes of Might and...
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Good Versus Evil J R R Tolkien
1,403 wordsComparing and contrasting the novels The Hobbit and The Sword of Shannara as the reveal the conventions of a middle-earth fantasy novel The two novels The Sword of Shannara and The Hobbit are traditional earth fantasy novels. In both books characters encounter the forces of good and evil. The central heroes travel on great and dangerous paths to experience difficult situations. Magic plays a large role in both novels and saves the characters several times, which makes the story more exciting. Th...
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