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    At the heart of this story and movie is The Ring and it is The One Ring of power. Lord of the Rings is a tale of good deeds that triumph over evil. It is also a story of power and corruption. The desire for absolute power is the main idea of The Lord of the Rings. The Ring acts as a symbol of evil that the author explores in his novel and is also represented by the directors in the movie. It represents power, and with that power it corrupts anyone that comes in contact with it. When Sauron forged The Ring, he infused his own power and soul into it to ensure that it had the power needed for him to reach his goals. It is because of this that it doesn’t matter if one’s intention is to do good, all that is done with The Ring, including the ring…

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    Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was written in 1954. It follows Bilbo Baggins' adoptive son, Frodo, on his quest to destroy the Ring of power. After Bilbo's eleventy-first birthday in the Shire, he disappears and goes on an adventure by himself. He ends up staying with the elves. Before he left, Bilbo wrote a will that proclaimed that all of his belongings would by passed onto Frodo, including his ring, which made him invisible. Gandalf the Grey, a wizard and friend of Bilbo and Frodo,…

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    Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is the first movie in the trilogy of the rings. The Hobbit, is a movie that sets the story up from the beginning, yet it came out eleven years later. I would recommend seeing The Hobbit so that you get all the insight and valuable background information that you need to understand the trilogy. Peter Jackson directed both magical movies. The Fellowship of the Rings theme of friendship, plays a large role in The Hobbit. The Hobbit had a theme of a…

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    Tolkien’s One Ring and the Desire to Obtain it The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien explores the adventure of Frodo Baggins and the One Ring of power created by Sauron, the Dark Lord. Throughout the three texts, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, Tolkien creates a world that is affected by choice and desire. The characters that interact with Sauron’s ring of power stretch across all three books and across all social statuses and races. Humans,…

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    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, fictional character, and the protagonist of this book. Frodo’s uncle gives him a golden ring to…

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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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    Considered the modern classic and the best fantasy novels of the era, The Lord of the Ring series written by J.R.R. Tolkien is a phenomenal series that created many subcultures and formed huge fandom. One of the most beloved and widely read authors in the world, Tolkien wrote The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King as three parts of The Lord of the Ring. Samuel Peter Jackson released the sensational film The Lord of the Ring: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001 and rest…

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    Name: Henri Ho Mizzou online ID: Email: hvh887@mail.missouri.edu Popular Literature (Tolkien) LESSON 1: The Hobbit A philologist and professor of medieval literature at the University of Oxford named John Ronald Reuel Tolkien created many fascinating fantasies such as “Beowulf” and one of the most well-known, “The Lord of the Rings”. The creation of “The Hobbit” was said to be the prequel to the “Lord of the Rings” in world of middle earth. The main character, or protagonist, of this novel is…

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    The Lord of the Rings is an epic trilogy that leads the viewer through mystical lands and intense gore filed battles. Lord of the Rings is a series of novels by J.R.R Tolkien that was made into three films and effectively created one of the most loyal fan bases. The Lord of the Rings is a movie franchise that has not only been shown throughout many age groups but also has made impacts on the film industry entirely. These films will go down in history as one of the greatest films of the 21st…

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    What is the best book series ever? Immediately something comes to mind when questioning what the best book is, or at the very least it sparks thought of what you might consider to be the best. Varying aspects of books determine the quality of the work and the readers reception of it, from superficial aspects of interest as well as technical skills and development of a story. The realm of Middle Earth, as described in J. R. R. Tolkien 's pieces of work The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The…

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