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    charge of the sheep. One day, both brothers are asked to bring an offering to the Lord. From the offerings given between the two brothers to God, Abel receives God’s favor in his offering versus Cain’s. Cain becomes jealous of Abel and from Cain’s jealousy kills his own brother. (Maybe another quote here). In the outcome that follows, God punishes Cain for his actions act of killing his brother, condemning him to become a fugitive and a wanderer of the Earth (Bible Genesis 4). The Noldor Elves in Tolkien’s Simarillion, Feanor’s Oath drives him and his followers to make a tragic mistake. Feanor’s Oath was made between Feanor (king?) and his seven sons cursing Morgoth for stealing Feanor’s precious creation, the Silmarils. Out of anger Feanor and his sons gather many in the pursuit of getting back the Silmarils and to finish Morgoth, whom had escaped to Middle-Earth. Feanor leads the Noldor onward to Middle-Earth but have to cross the Belegaer Sea. To cross the sea required the Noldor to borrow ships from the Teleri, known as sea elves, the Teleri replying with a no, and the Noldor ensue in the first bloodbath with the Elves. The result of this bloodbath the Noldor were cursed with the Doom of Mandos and if they continued onward to Middle-Earth they would never get the Silmarils, be exiled from Valinor, and would live in continued sorrow and grief (Tolkien 93-96). In all the stories, both of myth and fantasy experience the consequences for the evil they had inflicted upon…

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    Beowulf is a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from two monsters: Grendel and Grendel’s mother. After defeating these two, he returns to his homeland and lives in peace until a dragon is awakened. Beowulf defeats the dragon in his last battle, dying as he kills the dragon. Roland is a heron who leads in men into the battle of Roncesvals and fights valiantly to the death. He was betrayed by his father-in-law to the Saracens. In refusing the call for help on his horn, he ultimately perished. …

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    (Tolkien, Silmarillion 161). Luthien story is about how she and Beren try to get a Silmaril from Morgoth, so Beren can marry her. In the story of Beren and Luthien, the reader sees that Luthien helps Beren in his quest. Beren gets trapped by Sauron and Luthien comes to his rescue. She was able to over throw Sauron and “Luthien came to him [Sauron], and said that he should be stripped of his raiment of flesh, and his ghost be sent quaking back to Morgoth; and she said: ‘There everlastingly thy…

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    Sauron was at a servant to Morgoth but now is a slave to his ambition. Ambition is good but too much ambition is poison. Many men have died for their own ambition but none more than Boromir. He fell prey to his ambition of using the ring to save his people of Gondor. Although he allowed Sauron to influence him. Sauron influenced and incited many to follow and do his bidding. The main bait that ensnared many was the promise of immortality. It catered to the greed in lesser creatures such as men.…

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    ord of the Dwarves of Belegost in the First Age. Azaghal ruled the city of Belegost in the Blue Mountains on the eastern border of Beleriand. The Dwarves of Belegost and the neighboring city of Nogrod were craftsmen of great renown. Around the year 260 of the First Age, Azaghal received the Dragon-helm from Telchar, a smith of Nogrod. The Dragon-helm was made shortly after the first appearance of the fire-breathing Dragon Glaurung. The visor on the Dragon-helm shielded the wearer from the…

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    only to be defeated, against fate," (12831284) his fate was already playing itself out. Shortly after, Haimon and Eurydice commit suicide, and he realizes that it's his fault. He even goes so far as to say, "I killed you, me; really me." (1507-1508) Because he ignored his fate instead of acting on it, the consequences were severe, and he ended in much more pain than he might have if he had prepared himself as Antigone did. Kreon did not use his free will to improve his fate, and suffered for it.…

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    “young she was and yet not so. The braids of her dark hair were touched by no frost; her white arms and clear face were flawless and smoot, and the light of star was in her bright eyes” (Tolkien, 221). This is all we get about her, that she is this beautiful object to look at. The reader also knows that Aragorn gets to marry Arwen if the Ring is destroyed and he becomes king of Gondor, she is the prize to be won.(toliken apendics) Their love story seem to be like the tale of Beren and Luthien.…

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    When Frodo departs, he tells Aragorn a lie that he got into an argument with Frodo and that was the reason for him leaving instead of him trying to steal the ring. Here he tells a lie of his own volition but he still lies to Aragorn. Afterwards, the Hobbits scatter and try to find Frodo and Pippin and Merry run into Uruk-Hai. Boromir fights them off but is slain in the battle and dies . In death, Boromir has redeemed himself. His sacrificial actions and the acknowledgement of his misdeeds allow…

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    ' 'Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie” (Tolkien). The names, the races and even some characters used in The Two Towers were inspired from Norse Mythology.…

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