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    the ways in which Tolkien’s humans stood out from their fantasy counterparts. The humans in Middle Earth are different from the other free races because of their defined hierarchy, the diversity among them and their desire for power over others. The first characteristic that separates humans from the other races of Middle Earth is the divisions among them. Humans seem to be unique in that they have a hierarchy among their race that is clearly defined. As Faramir accounts in The Two Towers, “For so we reckon Men in our lore, calling them the High or Men of the West, which were Númenoreans; and the Middle Peoples, Men of the Twilight, such as are the Rohirrim and their kin that dwell still far in the North; and the Wild, the Men of Darkness” (Tolkien, “The Window on the West”). From Faramir’s speech it is clear that there are distinct divisions among Men, and that some are inherently better than others, evident by the terms “High” and “Middle.” One of the distinctions between the ‘races’ of Man seems to be a lust for battle. Faramir explains that the Rohirrim are becoming more like the Men of the West while his people are becoming more like the “Middle Men.” He says this is due to the Rohirrim becoming “enhanced in art and gentleness,...” while the people of Gondor are beginning to value warriors over men of different skill sets (Tolkien, “Window on the West”). This is an interesting way of determining which men are superior but it becomes puzzling with the introduction of…

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    United States v. Boromir and Faramir JUSTICE Moonjersey for the Court: Resting on the Utah-Colorado border, a new land was stumbled upon in a split in the earth’s crust. As soon as its discovery, legislation was being written to protect the discovery and all who were in it. President Obama personally made an executive order on behalf of the preservation of orcs, giants spiders, and Balrog-type species (which came out of Middle earth) so that they ‘ could be enjoyed for generations to…

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    The nature of heroism lies within the individual’s ability to overcome evil’s power and domination over the wills of others, rising above it using love, hope, and compassion along with the light that is born within them to guide them in the fight against evil. As Gandalf enters Minas Tirith, the fall of Gondor and the fall of men are intertwined together (736), but Pippin looks into Faramir and sees the nobility that lies within him knowing there is still a spark left in the race of men (750).…

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    Sméagol led them to the Black Gate only to find it guarded. So they headed south towards Cirith Ungol. When their camp was discovered by Faramir and his team. They took Frodo and Sam to a cave for a while. After Frodo and Sam were sent on their way they reached Cirith Ungol to discover that their path was blocked by a really big spider named Shelob who injured Frodo leaving Sam to complete the quest. But when a patrol of orcs came by they said that Frodo was still alive so Sam started chasing…

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    Frodo: The Power Of Hope

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    It is a moment where each one enters their own abyss, coming out the other side being reborn, and cleansed with a new purpose. Boromir redeems himself when he stands before the Orcs fighting them to protect Merry and Pippin (403). His soul and the light within him returns as he makes one last stand in defiance of evil, and draws the Orcs to him smiting them as he blows the horn of Gondor. Treebeard reawakens the forest from their long sleep as he calls them to war not just for themselves, but…

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    Ignorance and foolishness acted out by Faramir, as well as his older brother Boromir with the ring delayed Frodo and Sam’s journey to Mordor causing problems with the ring. Sauron’s all seeing eye being able to sense that his ring is close, he commands a Ringwraith to retrieve it and Frodo becomes weakened by the power of the ring and is uncertain of control over himself. Aragorn accompanying the hobbits from the start (Fellowship of the Ring) to whatever end, he slowly gains honour in himself…

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    the Ring and ends up strangling Deagol for the ring insisting it’s his birthday presents . This is the beginning of his decent. In The Hobbit, Sméagol has become a grotesque creature after living under the mountain for hundreds of years, the Ring giving him abnormally long life and feeding his madness. When Bilbo tricks him with a riddle for the Ring, Gollum spires out of control. He says despises Bilbo cursing him and the Baggin’s name. Years later when he hears of Frodo Baggins carrying the…

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    Allurement In The Hobbit

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    't see all closures." There arepalantri, seeing-stones, about in Middle-earth. Yet, they are not precious stone balls as in we consider being utilized by tramp witches. They are more similar to video telephones, permitting correspondence between the individuals who have them. They likewise indicate shadows of things far and close, yet the viewer can never be sure whether he is seeing what will be, what was, or what might possibly be. Correspondingly, Galadriel 's mirror demonstrates numerous…

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    Lord of the Rings, strength comes from conquering evil and not force. Spirituality and sacrifice are just a few of the examples of the inner strength that helps Middle-earth to strive and to prosper. Arwen, Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien are models of how personal sacrifice for the benefits of others is vital to the redemption of Middle-earth. In the book, Galadriel is one of the characters who generously offers the Ring to Frodo. This shows that the power of Galadriel is righteous and her…

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    of Tolkien's famous works is “The Two Towers.” One of Tolkien's most successful works is “The Two Towers.” In this novel Frodo struggles with the burden of the ring. Gandalf ties to diminish the power of the Saruman. Frodo and Sam go on a passage to Morador and they are lead by Gollum (Doughan 2017). Gollum has once owned the ring, but Bilbo took it away from him. Gollum ends up stealing the ring from sam and Frodo and betraying them (Doughan 2017). The hobbits are left against a giant…

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