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    Ever heard of the Lord of the Rings? If the answer is yes, amazing; if the answer is “no”, well, the answer is hopefully not “no.” Although it is merely a work of fiction, the Lord of the Rings has characters that possess honorable traits. If I could nominate anyone--real or made-up--to be my role model, I would choose Frodo Baggins. Frodo is the main character in Lord of the Rings; he’s a creature that is similar to a human: a hobbit (a short humanlike creature with extremely large and hairy…

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    Dramatic Monologue Essay

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    each with a clasp wrought like a golden flower” (493), and Boromir received a larger gold belt that would the larger waist of a man. Legolas, the archer, was given a Galadhrim bow strung with elf hair and a quiver of arrows. A small wooden box of earth from Galadriel’s…

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    J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit has various settings throughout the novel, often taking place in the fantasy world of Middle Earth during the Third Age, which many believe the author based off of Britain in the Middle Ages. Bilbo Baggins, along with a rather colossal group of dwarves wanting to reclaim their gold from the dragon Smaug, travel through: Bags End, the Lone-Lands, Rivendell, the Misty Mountains, Mirkwood, and the Lonely Mountain. This audacious novel begins with the venturesome Bilbo…

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Monomyth Quest Olivea Borden, Jack Hosek, Swati Patel, Noor Alyasiry, Evan Karlson, and Quinton Rodgers As modern day fantasy, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy can be defined as a monomyth. A monomyth is simply defined as a hero’s journey. Frodo, the hero of the trilogy, is seen refusing the call to adventure at first but then accepting it. On his journey, he aided by supernatural forces and tested throughout his journey. After he completed his task of destroying the…

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    follows a young Hobbit named Frodo, along with The Fellowship to take an evil ring to Mount Doom. Lord of The Rings is by far the best movie series, with its mythical world, the plot and characters, and dialogue. The legendarium of Middle Earth is home to many races and creatures real, and nonexistent. Words can not explain how the author of the original books, JRR Tolkien, thought of this world and everything in it. In the series there are many races; men, elves, dwarves, ents,…

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    Tolkien begins the story with explaining how temptation for material things can lead to conflict, which brings about physical death. One ring was created by Sauron to rule the Middle Earth “this is the Master-ring, the one ring to rule them all” (Tolkien 49). The ring was made to have complete power over everything. However, Isildur, one of the great men, gets tempted by the power of the ring. As a result of desiring the ring he…

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    Frodo: The Power Of Hope

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    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 for the peoples of Middle Earth (475). Faramir faces the decision of either choosing his loyalty to his father, or choosing to follow his heart. He chooses to protect and let Frodo go, and accepts Gondor’s laws of punishment and death for defying the steward his father (675)…

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    floor of the tunnel” (Tolkien 76). At this point of the book, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, the character Bilbo thinks nothing of picking up what seems an insignificant object, this cold tiny ring. Little does Bilbo know that this ring would change Middle Earth forever and, though the ring is an important artifact in The Hobbit, it is the very illustration of the theme of The Lord of the Rings. This ring, as discovered by Bilbo’s heir Frodo, has many sinister properties; it is a weapon that uses…

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    The nostalgia comes from my brothers and I reading and watching Tolkien's middle-earth world. Because of this fantasy, we all grew closer together and developed common interests in this genre where we could all talk about medieval fantasy books and movies, with the novel I chose starting off this coming together with one another…

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    The Hobbit Allusion Essay

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    means comfort’ (pg 3). In J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, there is a world just like ours. But what two worlds are exactly alike? No matter the similarity, each world is as unique as a snowflake. This world, born of Tolkien’s imagination, resides in Middle Earth; this is one whose people are Man, Dwarves, Dragons, Elves, and Hobbits alike. Throughout this tale, the readers follow one such hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who joins thirteen militant dwarves on their quest to reclaim their homeland and the…

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