What Is The Imagery In The Fellowship Of The Rings

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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
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In the first book, "The Fellowship of the Ring" the focus of the novel is a group of characters (The Fellowship) as they travel across the wide continent of Middle Earth on a quest to save the continent from the rising darkness of Sauron. Throughout the journey through Middle Earth, Bree, Rivendell, Anduin River and more places are the key locations to the development of the group; these locations are where the most influential events occurred in the novel. The Hobbits travel to Bree in the beginning so that they can once again meet with Gandalf the Grey and rest. Upon arrival, they received news that the old wizard had not yet arrived and had not been seen for six weeks prior to their arrival to the Prancing Poney (Tolkien 149). This event is a way for Tolkien to cue the readers in on the happenings of the world outside of the Hobbits realm. Due to Gandalf absence, Frodo fears that something has happened to him, which he is entirely correct. The inn in Bree is also where the readers meet the first outside member of the Fellowship; Strider, otherwise known as Aragorn son of Arathorn, Descendant of Isildur , King of Gondor. Aragorn plays a major role in the survival of the Hobbits from here on out, for example, he is aware the Black Riders very near and soon would come to collect what they want. Starting on page 176, Frodo realizes that because of Aragorn 's decision to keep …show more content…
“Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt” ( Tolkien 1). This general characterization of the race of Hobbits is no stereotype but rather a truth. However, there were three Hobbits that had a heart for adventure. Starting with the “well preserved” Bilbo Baggins, his adventure began when he was fifty years of age, Gandalf the Grey took him to the Misty mountains as a hired burglar to assist the king under the mountain, Thorin Oakenshield. During his journey with the dwarves, Bilbo came across a ring, which happened to be the One Ring to rule them all. His finding of the ring is what caused his nephew to experience his own journey, but one that is far more dangerous (Tolkien 11) The readers will notice that with Tolkien 's main characters, he typically does not utilize direct or indirect characterization; instead he chooses to let their actions determine their growth throughout the story, letting each new encounter change them in some way. The main protagonist, Frodo has been said to be loving, generous, kind and loyal, which is shown in every meeting and parting of characters. One big example of his strong character is when he makes the decision to sell Bag End,

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