Boromir's Determination In The Fellowship Of The Ring

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Determination is a significant part in people’s lives. Peter Jackson shows lots of examples of this in the 2001 movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Some examples are when Boromir was protecting Merry and Pippin, when Sam keeps his promise, and when Gandalf the Grey dies but everyone continue. When Boromir was shot with arrows in his torso he kept fighting. He could have just stopped fighting but he didn’t. He knew that he had to protect Merry and Pippin from the Uruk-hai and to keep fighting. Even though they were still captured Boromir was able to stop the Uruk-hai for a bit. He stopped though when he got a third arrow to the torso. “A promise: Don’t you leave him, Samwise Gamgee.” (LOTR, 2001) Sam is determined to keep his promise. He was so determined to keep his promise that he left the Shire even though he didn’t want to. Also he swims after Frodo even though he can’t swim. He could have turned around a went home and let Frodo go alone but he didn’t. Sam could have also just kept shouting at Frodo and not try to swim out to him but he didn’t.…show more content…
“So do all who see such time but that is not for them to decide. All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you.” (LOTR, 2001) Determination is a significant part of people’s lives. This is proven when Boromir was fighting, when Sam kept his promise, and when Gandalf the Grey died. It’s shown when Boromir was fighting when he had two arrows in his torso and still kept fighting. It’s shown when Sam kept his promise when he knew he couldn’t swim but still tried to swim out to Frodo. Also it’s shown when Gandalf died because Aragorn lead the group to finish the

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