Middle-earth Essays

  • Middle Earth: The Lord Of The Rings

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    If I could choose to live in any world I would most likely choose Middle Earth, the world where the Lord of the Rings series takes place. I would not like to live there during the same time period as the series however, because during that time an evil king, Sauron, was trying to take over, wars were breaking out and evil creatures were roaming around on the loose. If that were not happening though, Middle Earth, specifically the Shire, would be an ideal place to live. The Shire is where the small

  • Middle Earth Research Paper

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    Middle earth is home to historic landmarks, amazing food and most impotantly beautiful natural wounders. Middle earth is a natural wounder within its self from the burning mountains of Mordor to the glistining beaches of Isendell Middle Earth has something for everyone. Middle earth is also known for its incrediable manmade wounders includeing the citywithin the mountain, the goblin capital or the many elven cities, Middle earth has From the fiery mountains of Mordor to the tranquil elven forests

  • Middle Earth Bank Case Study

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    1. Introduction The Middle Earth Bank was situated in Hobbiton, and it used a flexible management principle that allowed an employee to be appointed for more than one position simultaneously. As any other bank, its aim was to make profit off buying shares on one market and immediately trading on the other market and other related financial activities. The bank had as its head trader, Bilbo, who was simultaneously the floor manager for the Bank's trading on the Stock Exchange, and the unit's head

  • Tolkien's Private Life In The Lord Of The Rings

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    book trilogy The Lord of the Rings is one of the most read books of all time and it is said to be the foundation of the Fantasy genre. 1:1 Aim The aim of this essay is to analyze whether or not the story of The Lord of the Rings and its setting Middle-earth can be connected to Tolkien's own private life, how his experiences may reflect upon the events and environments he describes in his storytelling, and what hidden meanings can be found in the books. 1:2 Method To write this essay, various sources

  • What Is The Allegory Of Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings

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    Franco-German-Swiss border, Eriador represents Britanny, The Sea of Rhûn is located in the place of the current Black Sea, while Gondor is placed in the plains of northern Italy. Even though it would be naive to believe that Tolkien intended to create Middle-earth as similar to Europe as possible, due to his lack of geological knowledge, the similarity is still very interesting. Moreover, “because the three-part novel was largely written during the second world war, some readers see it as an allegory for

  • Frodo Baggins In The Fellowship Of The Ring

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    The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien takes place in the fantasy world called Middle-Earth, where numerous extraordinary creatures dwell, including dwarves, elves, hobbits and many more. Although the story is fictional, unrealistic, and could never take place in our world, the time period can be placed thousands of years ago during medieval times. This is due to the civilizations formed within Middle-Earth, where Rulers claimed certain portions of land, dragons, swords and other medieval objects

  • The Hobbit Research Paper

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    is they can make a huge impact on the world around them. The books main flaw was a lack of character development and emotion shown by the characters in middle earth and this and many other things were greatly changed in the films. The story of The Hobbit was a testament to time and every other fantasy draws inspiration from the world of Middle Earth. The Hobbit captures the pure essence of adventure as such a small creature is thrown head first into the larger world. The story displayed that even

  • The Hobbit Research Paper

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    Mordor is covered with a shadowy blackness. Every time a Nazgul passes overhead, the sun or moon is completely blocked out. Evil creatures live in dark places.” The coming of dawn always brings hope and gladness to the heart of the dwellers of Middle-earth, while night always brings fear and evil. The mood is definitely imaginative, fantastic, an

  • J. R. Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings

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    years ago, an author, J.R.R Tolkien created the best fantasy books ever made. The book trilogy, The Lord of the Rings (containing The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King), is set in a world created by Tolkien, called Middle Earth. The books are about a small hobbit on a big quest. The main character, Frodo, inherits a magical ring that could cause the end of the world. With a fellowship of man, hobbit, elf, and dwarf alike, Frodo goes on a quest to Mt. Doom to destroy this

  • Frodo In Lord Of The Flies

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    There is a distinct sadness to the end of Frodo’s tale. Frodo is increasingly alienated as he no longer fits into the world he once knew. Frodo is kind and grateful to those who endured the journey with him; however, he no longer has a true place among them. He withdraws from life in the Shire. Throughout The Lord of the Rings, Frodo undergoes a transformation, but it is not wholly positive. Frodo shows great courage in taking on the task of bringing the Ring to Mordor, though he is but a Hobbit

  • J. R. Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings

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    world of man. In the story, Tolkien tells how 19 rings were created to govern the people of the Elves, Dwarves, and Men. But, a secret ring was created by Sauron. With this ring, Sauron is able to take over the entire Middle Earth. Before Sauron was able to have the entire Middle Earth under his control, the alliance of Men and Elves were able to stop Sauron and his army of Orcs. The king of Men, Isildor, confronted Sauron and was able to cut ring off of Saurons hand. Sauron was then defeated. The

  • Research Paper On The Hobbit

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    first sentence of The Hobbits, a famous novel written by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, which gives his readers infinite fantasies. Therefore, many famous books, including The Trilogy of Lord of The Ring, The Hobbits, The Silmarillion, and books about Middle-Earth’s history. Tolkien is considered as a genius on not only linguistics but also literature, an originator of the modern fantasy novel. Tolkien is a master at language arts. Since he was 12 years old, he began to show his talent on linguistics

  • Inequality In Lord Of The Rings Gender Roles

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    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”. In Tolkien’s world of mystery, the majority of the population is male. The trilogy has only three significant

  • Perfection In J. R Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings

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    treacherous quest to destroy the One Ring. This ring was created and lost by Sauron, an ancient demigod of the world of Middle-Earth, and the main antagonist. The One Ring granted its mortal bearers prolonged lives and could make them invisible. However, only Sauron could use The One at full power. With the power of the Ring once again, Sauron will unleash his wrath upon all of Middle-Earth. The only way to prevent this horrible fate from becoming

  • Elvish Influence On Lord Of The Rings

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    must take a ring, created by Sauron, the dark lord, to Mordor – the only place it can be destroyed. Unfortunately for Frodo Mordor is also the residence of Sauron. If he fails his mission, Sauron will take the ring and finally unleash his wrath on Middle Earth, the setting of J. R. R. Tolkien's story.1 This story written by J. R. R. Tolkien has been influenced by multiple different mythologies e.g., Norse, Greek, Finnish and even Celtic. The Celtic influence was not as big as the Norse one, but it's

  • Imagery In The Hobbit

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    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, best known for being the author of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, has captivated the hearts of millions with his stories of Middle Earth, and is considered to be one of the most accomplished authors of his time. Tolkien once said that “the investigation of an author’s biography… is an entirely vain and false approach to his works - especially to a work of narrative art” (Tolkien, letter 414). However, researching Tolkien’s background does in fact show common trends

  • Comparing The Battle Between Good And Evil In J R Tolkien's Mothology

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    From Morgoth to Sauron, the evolution of evil in J.R.R. Tolkien’s mythology. Evil is mainly personified by two creatures in Tolkien’s mythology. Morgoth, the original evil, that came to exist before the creation of Middle-earth and Sauron, Morgoth’s faithful lieutenant which became the second dark lord after the imprisonment of his master. Morgoth reigned as the first dark lord during the first age of the world. The first age ended with his defeat. In the second age Sauron took Morgoth’s place as

  • The Silmarillion Book Report

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    The Silmarillion, is a fiction book in Middle Earth and the book that sets the stage for J.R.R. Tolkien’s well known books The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. The Silmarillion is a book with a similar storyline with the Bible in the creation of Arda, two characters that show the evil and good in this book, and a rich storyline the gives the background for J.R.R. Tolkien’s other books. In the beginning was Arda, it was created by Euris Iluvatar. Iluvatar created the Valar, who was originally

  • Gandalf And Arwen In Elrond's The Lord Of The Rings

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    becomes weaker. Arwen, thus, serves as a sort of image herself, the exact opposite of Sauron: the opposition to ring, the image of faith and goodness. All through The Lord of the Rings, water symbolizes as a lifesaving power for the good creatures of Middle-earth. Gandalf and Aragorn are spared from death after long falls when they arrive in waterways. At the point when Arwen races to Rivendell

  • The One Ring Research Paper

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    novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold. “(Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). “If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it’s my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth.”( J. R. R. Tolkien) The action in the novel takes place in the fictive place named Middle-Earth and if we look after the