Culture That Endangers Middle Earth

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Merriam-Webster dictionary defined culture as an integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations (Merriam-Webster.com). Men, elves, and ents are some examples of the creature that live in the middle earth and have cultural values within them. The cultural value that passed down throughout the generations affecting their way to identify the threat that endangers their existence in the middle earth and give them guidance on how to responds to the threat itself. To see how the culture of each group affecting their ability to identify and respond to the threat that endangers middle earth, one needs to address the threat that they face.
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The ring causes the militarization, which was the first threat over the middle earth. Sauron and Saruman rise their armies to fight against man, elves, and other inhabitants over the middle earth with a main target of controlling the middle earth. Sauron build an armies of orcs and men that fell under his control while Saruman build an army of wolf-riders and Uruk-Hai, a mixture of man and orcs according to Treebeard in his statement, “I wonder what he has done? Are they Men he has ruined, or has he blended the races of Orcs and Men?” (Tolkien 473). Another threat that rises along with the militarization is the weaponry. Saruman commanded his army to cut down the trees around the border of Orthanc and feed it to fires as a power source to build weapons for his armies. The second threat that rises in the middle earth is the act of espionage. Saruman and Sauron know that the ring has been found, so they sent their spies to find information about the one ring. According to the men of Rohan, Éomer, Saruman “walks here and there.” (Tolkien 437) and let “His spies slip

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