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    How To Write The Hobbit

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    The Hobbit is a book written by J. R. R. Tolkien. J. R. R. Tolkien was born John Ronald Reul Tolkien on January 3, 1892. He was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. John graduated from Oxford with a degree in English Language and Literature. He was positioned as an officer in World War I. In 1916, he married Edith Bratt. Together, John and Edith had four children. J. R. R. Tolkien died on September 2, 1973. It took place in middle earth, a place called Bag End. The story transitions to Rivendell, Mirkwood, and then to The Misty Mountains. The book takes place during The Third Age Of Middle Earth 2941-2942. The Hobbit is compiled after World War II, resulting in it being written in a fantasy. Being written in third person omniscient, the narrator…

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    Tolkien's Accomplishments

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    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien is a world renowned fantasy author. Tolkien did many extraordinary things during his life. He was a philologist; philology is the study of language (“J. R. R. Tolkien” 5). J. R. R. Tolkien had a very large love and interest in language. He created his own languages. Tolkien is most widely known from the best-selling novel, The Hobbit and it’s following trilogy The Lord of the Rings. J. R. R. Tolkien led a difficult but very successful life according to his childhood,…

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    at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo allowed three sessions on Tolkien to be presented. That seminal event was the ‘nucleus’ from which this collection sprang. For forty years, editor Jane Chance, Professor Emerita in English of Rice University, has written and taught medieval literature, medieval culture, medieval women and modern medievalism. She has authored or edited five critical studies of Tolkien’s work, as well as numerous scholarly articles. In her introduction, Chance notes that…

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    J R R Tolkien, an English writer and poet, is known for being a highly skilled writer of fantasy books, such as The Hobbit. He is also known for writing The Lord of The Rings trilogy and The Silmarillion. A lesser known fact about this famous writer, is that he served in the British Army and fought during World War 2 in The Battle of the Somme. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State, what is now known as the Free State Province in South Africa. Even though…

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    The Fascinating Story behind J. R. R. Tolkien’s Writing Some people think that J. R. R. Tolkien’s works are just another story, but there is so much more to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and others than meets the eye. J. R. R. Tolkien’s works have a rich culture and language behind them strongly influenced by the events of the times. World War I and the people Tolkien met at schools throughout his life were crucial in shaping his writing. The most significant influence on Tolkien’s works…

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    The Hobbit Research Paper

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    J. R. R. Tolkien The English writer J. R. R. Tolkien is best remembered today as the author of the fantasy writer of the Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien has changed the world in his writings. Many people see him as the most famous fantasy writer. He once said, "Even the smallest person can change the course of the future". He definitely lived up to what he said. J.R.R. Tolkien was a guy who will be remembered for his amazing writing style and fantasy novels. Ever since he was…

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    Tolkien's Legacy

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    J. R. R. Tolkien On January 3, 1892 English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor John Ronald Reule Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa to an English family. Tolkien, the famous author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, would leave behind a great legacy for all future writers and poets; he would also lead the way for the revival of a lost genre of writing of that time. In 1895 at age three Tolkien moved to Kings Heath in Birmingham, England with his mother, Mabel…

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    unlikely for them to finish it or recommend it to others. Therefore, an author will use various narrative strategies to promote reader engagement, and this is something that J. R. R. Tolkien does extremely well. The Hobbit has received wide critical acclaim and has become one of the most famous novels of our time, due in part to the reader engagement it produces. In The Hobbit, the narrative strategies such as the use of a third-person omniscient narrator with subjective first-person insight, a…

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    Have you ever thought about how temptation can cause lots of problems and corruption in life? In his book The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien invites readers to experience the idea of it through the characters in his book, including Isildur, Gollum, Boromir, and Frodo. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is a fantasy book that talks about the Hobbit. According to Tolkien, “Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today” (1). Frodo is a hobbit,…

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    Raymond Edwards Biography

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    The reader of Raymond Edwards’ 2014 biography of J. R. R. Tolkien will indeed find an extensive examination of the author’s ‘academic interests,’ for the strength of this work is in its author’s sympathy with two of the major influences in Tolkien’s life: philology and Catholicism. The dust jacket says that Edwards “followed the Oxford undergraduate course originally devised by Tolkien,” which would have required mastery of Old English and Middle English philology as well as Anglo-Saxon and…

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