The Fellowship Of The Ring Essay

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The FellowShip of the Ring
The resolution of one this book serves as the rising action of the second.“It 's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don 't keep your feet, there 's no knowing where you might be swept off to.” - J.R.R Tolkien
Tolkien, a man who shaped so many lives, his story gave so many people meaning, passion and love. He alone created a world for us few who choose to escape to it. Tolkien 's writing is as deep as the world he created, purely descriptive and imaginative creating a tale that will forever be remembered and loved by generations to come. With a truly deep world, full of secrets, what lies beneath the words on the parchment.
Imagery is the visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work (Imagery). In the Fellowship of the ring, Tolkien utilizes this more than any other literary device. On page 80 Tolkien described the elves for the first time. “ They passed slowly slowly and the hobbits could see the starlight glimmering on their hair and in their eyes. “They bore no lights, yet as they walked a shimmer, like the light of the moon above the rim of the hills before it rises seemed to fall about their feet.”(Tolkien 80). This description gives the reader a chance to truly see what an elf of middle earth would look like. When Tolkien writes that they bore no light, he gives the reader the image of the elves having a sort of eternal aura about them, that their being give off its…

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