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  • The Two Towers: The Cure Of Theoden Comparison

    Movie clip: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - The Cure of Theoden Amongst a vast plain lies the bustling city of Rohan. This city not alike others as it houses the greatest riders in all the lands and a grand wooden hall that houses the king of all Rohan; King Theoden. On most days people would go about their own humble business and avoid conflict within the city. This was not like most days. A entourage of two men (Gandalf and Aragorn), an elf (Legolas) and a dwarf (Gimli). Each with their own set of skills and glorified heritage. Gandalf - a powerful wizard that fights to end the turmoil in Middle-Earth. Aragorn - The lost son of the king of Gondor and soon to be the leader of the army of the dead. Legolas - The wood elf that was…

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  • Frodo: The Power Of Hope

    Frodo from a higher place above to take off the ring giving Frodo hope to continue forward (484). When the Orcs surround Helms Deep, Theoden talks about how he feels that he is in a prison, and how he wishes he could die instead upon a field of glory, but instead he feels useless waiting for death to come to him (526). He questions what hope there is against such evil, and Aragorn says to him that with the dawn of a new day comes hope showing that there is still strength in men, and all you have…

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  • Aragorn And Lord Of The Rings Comparison Essay

    amazing collection of books. The person I relate to the most from Lord of the Rings is Aragorn. Me and Aragorn are both helpful, optimistic and adventurous. Firstly, I love helping people. I help random people, my mom, my dad and I help out at the Westmoreland Food Bank. I aid my mom with her walking, and get things around the house for her, because she lives with multiple sclerosis. I also help my dad with chores around the house, mow the law, prepare our RV for vacation and help clean it…

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  • Ignorance And Foolishness Character Analysis

    Ignorance and unbalance is undermined by honour and certainty of the team. “Playing the leadership role, Aragorn tells Theoden to ride out with them” and meet them (Gandalf and the warriors of Rohan) for Rohan, for his people. Theoden restores honour in himself as King of Rohan at the wearing grasp of defeat by riding out with Aragorn, “Yes, The Horn of Helm Hammerhand will sound in the deep, one last time!”. Regardless of the way individuals are parted from one another, they cleverly use their…

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  • Female Characters In J. R. Tolkien's Literature

    Afterwards, Beren does not want Lúthien to go with him to retrieve the Silmaril, but to no surprise, she ignores his order and tells him, “…I shall go with you, and our doom shall be alike” (Tolkien, Silmarillion 208). Arwen’s tale is alike to Lúthien’s tale. Arwen’s father, Elrond, requests her to embark on a journey to the West with her elvish clan, however she refuses to leave Aragorn behind (Tolkien, Return of the King 419). Her choice in staying is greatly imperative to the future of…

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  • The Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Comparison

    elves of Lothlórien. The battle soon commences, and halfway through it seems as though all hope is lost as the walls are breached. Once again, however, they somehow find reinforcements. Over three hundred banished Rohan soldiers come to their aid, helping in the enemy 's defeat. The battle in the third book, The Return of the King, follows a similar sort of guideline. The Kingdom of Gondor prepares for a battle that is sure to end them, unless reinforcements come. During the biggest and most…

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  • Redemption Theory In Film Essay

    The Christus Victor theory of atonement holds that Christ is a conqueror, and has defeated the powers of evil, thus redeeming mankind from its grasp. It is the ultimate battle of Light versus Dark, in which the light prevails gloriously. The Lord of the Rings is prime example of redemption theory in film through its parallels to the Christus Victor theory of atonement. Throughout the films, we can find the embodiment of this theory in the characters of Gandalf, Aragorn, and Frodo. The first,…

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  • What Is The Imagery In The Fellowship Of The Rings

    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…

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  • Compare And Contrast Gondor And Rohan

    The “Sword that was broken” (Tolkien, Fellowship 276) is revealed to be a symbol for Aragorn, whose ancestral line, the line of Isildur, was broken and lost to Gondor for centuries. The subjects of the Gondorian poetry within the book are always the members of the line of Isildur, whether that be a prophecy about Aragorn or the history of the great kings in the past. Aragorn often is directly influenced by the prophetic poetry to act and fulfill the prophesy, such as to walk the Paths of the…

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  • Situational, And Symbolic Archetypes In Literature And Movies

    been the heart) with the Morgul-blade. The Morgul-blade was a magical, poisonous dagger that was used by the Ringwraiths. When the Morgul-blade has tasted flesh, the dagger breaks and leaves a shard of the blade in the wound. The remaining blade will soon turn to dust and the fragment left in the wound will begin working its way towards the heart, should the shard of the blade reach the heart or stay in the body for too long, it will turn the victim into a Ringwraith, only weaker and under…

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