Tolkien's Accomplishments

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (J.R.R. Tolkien) All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. - J.R.R. Tolkien To which the person I am presenting not only said, but followed it with a passion. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, but more commonly known as J.R.R. Tolkien was a writer, a poet, a novelist, and a professor at the acclaimed school of Oxford, and just a exinary person. Not only for all this accomplishments, but for the ability to have conquered them through the hardships of his life. And to hear his story unfold will make you realise that all goals and wants in life are possible if you set a ample amount of yourself towards doing so. Mr. Tolkien was born January the third, in the year 1892. in Bloemfontein, South…show more content…
Note he would take a break before finishing school to join the army. He would fight in the Battle of the Sommes. Afterword he would have a medical discharge falling ill to Trench Fever. He would make a full recovery and continue his college studies at Oxford. When graduating he would move with his now wife, Edith and his newborn son to a new home to start work in Leeds university. he would teach there from 1920 to 1925 before getting a job to Oxford to teach Anglo-Saxon a study of Germanic people from the 5th century. he would write many poems and works while there. But none would become as popular as two novel that are still relevant today, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. And would meet a fellow writer and his best friend C.S. Lewis (the writer known for writing the Narnia series) soon after. He lived a hard but imaginative life. Writing many books and poems. Joining the military and leaving with the rank of Lieutenant. and would teach at two universities both that are well known especially Oxford. he did many things in his life and would travel all across the world. through sickness and poverty he made a successful life. He would die in 1973 september 2 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. Though he was a man of primitivism he also lived one of imagination and he did it the way he wanted in no direct fashion proving his saying. Not all who wander are

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