He was invisible now.” (81) Rings in stories always have an important role. The ring is Tolkien’s most popular symbol. The ring not only symbolizes self-confidence but, it also symbolizes wealth and power. Wealth and power fit under the topic of self-confidence. To have power and wealth you need self-confidence.
J.R.R. Tolkien is the writer of the famous fantasy trilogy of The Lord of the Rings for which he has often been attack with creating stereotypical female characters and a greedy world dominated by men. In Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring we see how a gentle and humble hobbit of the Shire, and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron. Together they form the Fellowship of the Ring, a brotherhood form with members of the various Free People of Middle Earth. We encounter a mystical world filled with wizards, dwarves, elves and a rare race of Middle Earth called “hobbits”.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic trilogy of the Lord of The Rings follows the trek Frodo Baggins and how he would come to destroy The One Ring. The first book “The Fellowship of the Ring” was published July 1954, while its predecessor, The Hobbit, was written in 1937. The following book of The Two Towers would be published in November of 1954. The third book, The Return of the King, was finally published in October of 1955.
Also, there is no doubt that in each and every book there is always a path clearly laid out for the reader to follow; each book has a new adventure to be conquered and lessons to be learned. Throughout the stories as Harry grows in his knowledge of wizardry we learn too, but we also learn about life and have great wisdom bestowed upon us. All of the stories told throughout the series have a great ending, but running through all of them leads to the final book and ending point. It is in the last book where the readers have all of their heartbreak, anger, love, and victory fulfilled. The ending of Harry Potter is a magnificent one that cannot be matched.
As Tolkien himself was apprehensive of his works being titled as fantasy, we can see that it is rather true that the works goes beyond the genre or restriction of being a fantasy literature. In the literary jargon, the genre of fantasy is that of an imaginary universe, which is far removed from the real world, endowed with magic and supernatural elements. Tolkien’s narrative however deals with problems that are greater than the magic which may be found. It is not a parallel world that exists with ours rather it is a world which has the conviction of our supposed long lost
Harry Potter - It consists of a series of seven novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. These are fantasy novels which are quite popular around the world. These stories are based around a young wizard, Harry Potter's life whose friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley help him solve various mysteries. These books are mainly based on the genres of fantasy, drama, action thrillers and so on. They rank no.1 in the entire world.
8. (2001) The Philosopher’s Stone 2001 This Harry Potter film was directed by Chris Columbus and it got the rating of 80% from Rotten Tomatoes. However, compared to the rest of Harry Potter films, this one was neither refined nor impressive. Still, The Philosopher’s Stone deserves an enormous acknowledgement for planning up this series of film fantastically. This film plotted a very good start for the upcoming Harry Potter films.
However we must eventually choose our identity for ourselves. The Harry Potter Series, written by J.K. Rowling proves that shaping identity is heavily influenced by the people around us, yet who we want to become is ultimately a personal decision. Influences most often come from those we trust, especially our close friends. Harry is influenced by his friends from the moment he meets