Middle-earth Essays

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lost Soul Archetypes In Lord Of The Rings

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    There are multiple patterns in this world, and as people go through life and experience things that the majority of humans do, mankind adheres to many of them. These templates are called archetypes, and we notice multitudes of them portrayed in novels or film. By looking at the Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers directed by Peter Jackson, one can see that the film follows character and symbolic patterns that have stayed constant through millions of years, two of which are the lost soul archetype,

  • Gandaulf's Journey In The Hobbit

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    For example, Gandalf could use his power to give glory to himself, but he choses to help others such as Thorin and company on their quest to regain their homeland and treasure from Smaug. Gandalf is considered one of the greatest wizards in Middle Earth because he is the most unselfish and good-hearted wizard. In The Lord of The Rings, Gandalf sacrifices himself for the company and as a result is transformed from Gandalf the Grey to Gandalf the White, a more pure and powerful version of himself

  • The Hobbit Language Analysis

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    beginning of a culture rather than only a product of it. Tolkien wrote that “The invention of languages is the foundation,” the ‘stories’ were made rather to fit the notion of the languages than the reverse.” In Lord of the Rings, Tolkien created Middle-earth as a world for his invented language [...]. Each invented language in his works plays an important role in the evolution of events and development of the characters in the story. Language and literature go hand in hand, however it is important

  • Persuasive Essay On The Hobbit

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    can happen. He told so many different things about Christianity all hard to tell unless you understand or know something about catholic religion. Tolkien saw stories as a reflection of the truth, and felt like his story needed to be told through Middle Earth. Following Jesus Christ's example, he taught many important lessons in the form of parables. The Hobbit introduces unexplained phenomena without spelling out the spiritual significance, disarming many who have an aversion to all things religious

  • The Hobbit Research Paper

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    very romantic man, he would constantly write love poems to his wife. When he would send letters to his friends it would always be positive beautiful things about Edith. His most famous tribute to her is Beren and Luthien the love story mixed with Middle Earth. He has multiple famous love poem, and is why he is such a known romantic. Edith died November 29, 1972, just one year before J.R.R. Tolkien dies on September 2, 1973. For his final tribute of love he gets buried right next to Edith and gets his

  • Allusions In Lord Of The Rings

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    In the Lord of the Rings trilogy, J.R.R. Tolkien creates a fantasy world, Middle-Earth. His books are based off stories he told himself during his youth. He invented a new language called Elvish, and many other magical elements like the magic invisible ring. J.R.R. Tolkien writes about the journey of a hobbit named Frodo. Frodo’s job is to destroy the Ring before Sauron, Lord of the Rings, who created it, can find it again (Yates). Tolkien creates a mythic world full of allusion and conflict to illustrate

  • Bilbo Baggins Theme

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    sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit The Hobbit is a fantasy novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, which takes place in the third age of Middle-Earth, 2941-2942. The main protagonist, Bilbo Baggins, along with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, travel across Middle-Earth on an expedition to reclaim Lonely Mountain. They experience many catastrophes and bumps on the road along the way, but they continue to move along. The story focuses on the themes

  • Bilbo's Journey In The Hobbit

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    spells, While hammers fell like ringing bells In places deep, where dark things sleep, In hollow halls beneath the fells.” (Tolkien, 17). In The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, the protagonist, Bilbo Baggins is sent on a journey across the land of Middle Earth with 13 dwarves by a wizard named Gandalf. The purpose of this journey is to reclaim the treasure that was taken from the dwarves by an evil dragon named Smaug. Smaug lives in the Lonely Mountain, which is far away from the Shire, where Bilbo lives

  • Bildungsroman In The Hobbit

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    character within a novel. The Hobbit fits as a bBildungsroman because throughout his journey, Bilbo becomes strong-willed and well educated, as compared with his original character, a hobbit who feared adventure and knew little about the rest of Middle Earth. The Hobbit acts as both a quest story and a bBildungsroman as Bilbo

  • The Hobbit Research Paper

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    can happen. He told so many different things about Christianity all hard to tell unless you understand or know something about catholic religion. Tolkien saw stories as a reflection of the truth, and felt like his story needed to be told through Middle Earth. Following Jesus Christ's example, he taught many important lessons in the form of parables. The Hobbit introduces unexplained phenomena without spelling out the spiritual significance, disarming many who have an aversion to all things religious

  • How Is Tom Bombadil Presented In Fellowship Of The Ring

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    In J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien introduces the character of Tom Bombadil to portray a hope and peace in the midst of danger and peril. Tom Bombadil, a mysterious character, brings about a new way to show his power and control over the Old Forest through song. Tom is vaguely described by Tolkien, however the stories of the Old Forest and Old Man Willow, give insight on the character of Tom Bombadil in The Fellowship of the Ring. When Tom Bombadil appears in this story he is presented

  • Examples Of Foreshadowing In The Hobbit

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    “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole… it was a hobbit-hole, and that meant comfort.”( Tolkien 3) The Hobbit, written by J.R.R. Tolkien, takes place in many locations amongst Middle Earth. Our main character is a creature called Bilbo Baggins, he is a stranger in the group of 13 Dwarves. The deuteragonist being Gandalf the Grey and the tritagonist, Thorin Oakenshield. These dwarves have been robbed of their homeland and treasure by a land serpent who received

  • John Ronald Reuel Tolkien's Middle-Earth

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    The land created by author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Middle-Earth, has an abundance of trees. Trees fill much of the maps of Middle-Earth, from vast, sprawling forests to single trees or small groves throughout the entire land. There are solitary trees, and trees that can walk, talk, reason, and feel emotion. Some of the trees in Middle-Earth act apathetic, mindless or cruel, while others present themselves as kind and powerful. However, the trees that are called cruel, and even evil are not inherently

  • The Hobbit Themes

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    Once upon a time, in land far, far away (Middle Earth) in a hole in the ground there lived a little creature that I like to call "a hobbit". This is my take on the first line in a book written by a man who goes by the nickname of J.R.R. Tolkien. This particular, author not just wrote fantasies, but he included themes throughout his very own life and blended them all together in his books. Although there were very many different themes that Tolkien incorporated into his life, that I could talk

  • The Hobbit Literary Analysis Essay

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    The Hobbit Literary Analysis Would you be able to step out of your comfort zone for the sake of adventure and a promise of treasure? This was the predicament Bilbo Baggins is unexpectedly presented with one sunny afternoon. Thirteen dwarves appear at his door and put forward their offer. Bilbo is a little apprehensive at first but soon comes to the realization that in his ordinary life of a Hobbit in the Shire he will never get another opportunity like this again. When reading The Hobbit, being

  • Why Is The Hobbit Famous

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    famous, is very well constructed and interesting. It is about a Hobbit( Hobbit’s are people who has a height below average and had no sense of adventure) named Bilbo Baggins. He lived a comfortable life in hobbit hole located in Bag end in middle Earth until one day, Gandalf the wizard and thirteen dwarves came set him out on an adventure to steal back a treasure which