Plagiarism In The Hobbit

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, also known as J.R.R Tolkien, was born on January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was an author, linguist, and a poet. He studied at King Edward’s School as a kid, and later studied at Exeter College. Then he wrote his notable titles when he was a professor at Oxford university. His works spread all across the world and have been awarded several awards. These titles have also been adapted into blockbuster movies. Tolkien is a prominent fantasy writer best known for The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tolkien parents were Arnold Reuel Tolkien and Mabel Suffield. His father was an Englishman who was a bank manager. Tolkien had a young brother named Hilary Arthur Reuel born on…show more content…
Both of these books were adapted to very popular movies directed by Peter Jackson. The Hobbit was stretched to be a three-part movies like The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien has also influenced recent writers in terms of literature. Pat Murphy wrote a similar book to The Hobbit being the difference that There and Back Again takes place in outer space. Another writer, Christopher Paolini, has been accused of straight out plagiarism because of how similar his work is to The Lord of the Rings. The trilogy was called The Inheritance Cycle. Tolkien's son Christopher has edited several works that weren't completed at the time of his father's death, including The Silmarillion and The Children of Húrin, which were published posthumously. The Art of the Hobbit was published in 2012, celebrating the novel's 75th anniversary by presenting Tolkien's original illustrations (Bio.com). His influence has been expanded to music too. Bo Hansson has written progressive rock based on Tolkien stories. Tolkien has also influenced metal music. Megadeath and Blind Guardian have composed lots of songs under the influence of middle-earth. J.R.R Tolkien was a great influence to the English literature and has left with amazing works that the authors of today inspire
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