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  • Lord Of The Rings Good Vs Evil

    Good vs. Evil which is Right? Which is Wrong? What defines good and evil? What makes one good or evil? Is Sauron really Evil just because he is the dark lord? It is perceived that in order to be good there needs to be a of display high morals. It is also believed by a vast amount of people that to be "evil" is to be bad, but the definition of evil is considered to be of lack of morals. In many wars, "good" and "evil" are just perspective propaganda. During war it is easier to fight the enemy if you demonize them. Many times throughout the novel "good" guys turn out to be bad. During the Crusades, The Latin church waged "holy" war on Muslims claiming rights to a "holy" land. In the book, "Lord of the Rings" J.R.R. Tolkien creates a character…

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  • Good Vs Evil In The Lord Of The Rings

    Thesis Statement: In the novel The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien shows that man has the ability to decide between good and evil, contrasting Golding who views that all man is innately evil. This difference is portrayed through the characters Ralph and Frodo, Roger and Sauron, and Piggy and Gandalf. I. Golding uses the character Ralph to show that man struggles between choosing good versus evil and chooses evil, compared to Tolkien’s novel where Frodo has to make the choice for good and ultimately…

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  • Hobbit And Totalitarianism

    the forests to destroy the evil Saruman. He also wrote about feminism in The Lord of the Rings. Lady Éowyn of Rohan was struggling to overcome the limits of patriarchal society. For most of history, all governments and organizations have been patriarchal and women have been objectified as everything but leaders. However, Tolkien wrote about Lady Éowyn who although struggled with her role in society, overcame it and didn 't allow her gender to be an obstacle. This appealed to the hippies in the…

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  • Culture That Endangers Middle Earth

    endangers their existence in the middle earth and give them guidance on how to responds to the threat itself. To see how the culture of each group affecting their ability to identify and respond to the threat that endangers middle earth, one needs to address the threat that they face. The one ring that Sauron forged inside the…

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  • Archery

    presumably deceased Gandalf. Gandalf reveals that he has been reincarnated and is now Gandalf the White. He also declares that the adversary Saruman seeks the ring for his own selfish use. The squad eventually ends up in the Deeping Wall were the Rohan forces prepare to combat the orcs. After a strenuous battle, the Rohan forces claim victory as the orcs retreat. The main group along with Théoden and the Riders of Rohan then decide to head towards Isengard to confront Saruman himself. Near the…

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  • Power In J. R. Tolkien's The Return Of The King

    A new computer, book, dress, phone, or movie, each item has a purpose in life, but also a certain amount of power over the beholder. J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Return of the King, described a specific object in his novels and the supremacy it held over certain characters. The One Ring of Power, The Ring of Sauron, plays an essential role in The Return of the King as a source of power, trial of will, and symbol. From Sauron to Isildur, the river to Gollum, Gollum’s cave to Bilbo’s pocket,…

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  • The Role Of Frodo In Fellowship Of The Ring

    Have you ever wanted to live in a world of fantasy filled with orcs, wizards, elves and dwarves? If so, the Lord of the Rings is for you. In the first book, The Fellowship of the Ring, Frodo is given the task of guarding the Ring of Rulers. His first mission was to reach Rivendell, the elfin city. Along the way, Sam, Merry, and Pippin in the Shire, and Aragorn (otherwise known as Strider) in Bree joined him. On their journey, they have had to evade the Black Riders who are supernatural servants…

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  • Corruption In J. R. Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings

    Tolkien’s novel parallels itself to the bible, helping to explain the few phenomena that had catalyzed the events to his fantasy. Like Gandalf, Sauron and other magical beings were “Maiars” or “spirits that descended to Arda to help the Valar shape the world” (Tolkien). These characters are very similar to that of angels in the bible; spirits who descended down from God to help nurture the human growth. However, like the bible, Fellowship of The Ring presents a sinful character, the Dark Lord,…

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  • What Are The Differences Between Gandalf The Gray And Humbledore

    battle and will be the first one to go full speed and risk his life for the greater good of Middle Earth. I can’t say the same for Albus Dumbledore because he spends most of his time in the castle and on the sidelines letting the children of Hogwarts fight the battles that he should be fighting. He only fights when he needs to protect the reputation of Hogwarts. Dumbledore also never voluntarily goes into a fight, it’s always a last resort. Now let’s talk about Foes. Gandalf fights one of the…

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  • Dramatic Monologue Essay

    It was peaceful for most of the journey as we travelled down the Anduin River in small boats. However, we couldn't decide whether to go East, past Minas Tirith or West to another route. Eventually, it was up to me to decide, feeling pressured, I took a walk to clear my mind. Unbeknownst to me, Boromir was following close behind. He wanted to bring the ring to his home in Minas Tirith, and use the ring as a weapon against Sauron. When I refused, he flew into an anger and tried to take the ring…

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