Sauron Essays

  • Lord Of The Rings And Beowulf Similarities

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    The story of Beowulf is a well known story and is used in many schools as a teaching model and in many schools around the world. The movie The Lord of The Rings is a very popular movie that many people have watched and know about it. The creator of The Lord of The Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, was a huge fan of Beowulf and used many of the ideas from the story into The Lord of The Rings. There are many similarities and differences between the two stories. The similarities and differences between the characters

  • Allusions In Lord Of The Flies

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    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 the theme of good vs evil that has fascinated many generations of readers. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born

  • 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,

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

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    1. Introduction J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the world's most famous authors. His 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

  • Lord Of The Rings: Frodo Baggins Archetype

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    King, the fight for control of Middle Earth’s future reached its final confrontation. Hobbits Frodo and Sam finally reach the city of Mordor in their quest to obliterate “one ring”. Aragorn is leading the forces of good against the evil forces of Sauron at Minas Tirith. In Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, there are many literary archetypes that can be seen and interpreted throughout the movie. Gollum can be seen as the trickster, Gandalf as the magician, and the Lord of the Nazgul as the witch

  • The Two Towers Archetypes Analysis

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    An archetype is present in every society and culture. Familiar characters, symbols, and situations are used in film to convey basic human experiences that will resonate with the viewer. Archetypes send an understandable message to viewers as to the details of a character or scene. Whether the viewers realize it or not, they will have interpreted what is being conveyed without even thinking about the insertion of archetypes. In his film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien incorporates

  • The Hobbit Film Techniques Analysis

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    TASK 1: FILM STUDY ESSAY Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) and the later released The Hobbit (2012-2014) are fantastic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. It is obvious that the underlying theme is the continual struggle between good and evil, but the techniques that Peter Jackson uses make it easy to identify between the contrast of good and evil. In this essay I will be talking about the techniques that are used to make the difference clear between the good and evil forces. For reference

  • The Wizard Of Oz Film Analysis

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    Genre theory is a break down of different types of films. It is a recipe that is put together to make it a whole. When you break down the type or category of your film, that will become a formula for your character types/conventions, settings, and visual imagery, which is called iconography (Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2014). When this is used, it will help the viewers to understand the prediction of the movie they are watching. A lot of genres falls alongside with sub-genres, which have a more defined

  • The Challenges In Homer's The Odyssey And The Journey

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    Chuck Norris, a famous American artist, actor, film producer, and screenwriter has found “that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you've got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish” (Chuck Norris Quotes). This quote relates to the two poems, The Odyssey and “The Journey”, which discuss the difficulties of achieving a goal. In both poems, the main characters are faced with many obstacles

  • Social Change Theory

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    INTRODUCTION Social Change Social change affects individuals and society in many different ways. According to Macionis (2007), social change is the transformation of culture and social organization/structure over time. Social change is a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance of culture and social organization over a period of time. At the same time, Anthony Giddens also define social change as an adjustment in the basic structures of groups or society (Essays, 2013). Both Macionis

  • Summary Of The Hobbit

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    The novel, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien takes place in Tolkien’s entirely fictional world of Middle-earth. Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit that lives in his hobbit hole at Bag End, and is content with life just staying at home eating and smoking tobacco. One day his comfort is shattered when he is visited by Gandalf, a wizard of many tales, who convinces him to go on an adventure with thirteen dwarves to reclaim their treasure from Smaug the Magnificient. Smaug is a dragon who destroyed the kingdom of

  • The Hobbit Movie Vs Book Analysis

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    Beorn evilness and kindness The novel that we read was The Hobbit and it was about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins who goes on a journey with a wizard named gandalf and thirteen dwarves. The leader of the dwarves is Thorin who 's main goal is to defeat Smaug the dragon and take back their gold and the arkenstone. The author of this novel was J. R. R. Tolkien and the title of the chapter was “Queer Lodgings” also the movie director was Peter Jackson who made many differences in the movie than the book

  • What Is Bilbo's Journey In The Hobbit

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    Joseph Campbell, a renowned mythologist and professor studied mythology and traditional stories. He defined a hero as “someone who has given his or her life for something bigger than oneself.” His creation of the Hero’s Journey structured the storyline for so many stories to come, including The Hobbit. J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel follows the adventure of Bilbo Baggins, an ordinary hobbit turned hero. Gandalf, a wizard forces Bilbo on an adventure to regain treasure with thirteen dwarves. The company faces

  • Trust In The Hobbit

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    Isaac Watts once said, "Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks." Trust plays a significant role in The Hobbit because the dwarves and Bilbo have to learn to trust each other on the quest, the dwarves have to trust Gandalf, and Beorn has to trust Gandalf. When the dwarves found out that Bilbo was going to be their burglar they were skeptical. In fact, Gloin says, "As soon as I clapped my eyes on the little fellow bobbing and puffing on the mat, I had my doubts" (Tolkien 18). On the

  • Bilbo Character Analysis

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    In reality, people don’t always stay the same - they change based on their experiences. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien is a novel about a group of dwarves who recruit Bilbo, a humble hobbit, to help them take back their home from Smaug, a dragon. Most hobbits dislike adventure, Bilbo being no exception, but his curiosity gets the better of him and he travels with the dwarves. Firstly, Bilbo conflicts with his own personality when he decides to go with the dwarves and changes from being homely to being

  • Bilbo Baggins Theme

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    “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go 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

  • The Hobbit: Comparing The Book And The Movie

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    Some may like the changes Jackson made or they may hate them. Two people can look at the same thing and see something different, it is all a matter of perspective. J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit probably would have created the film different than Peter Jackson, the director of The Hobbit. The novel, is about a small, non adventurous Hobbit named Bilbo. One day Bilbo meets a wizard who invites him on an adventure. He kindly rejects but the next day he is payed a visit by thirteen dwarves

  • Who Is Bilbo's Role In The Hobbit

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    Gandalf- He is a traveler wizard. He was an old friend of Bilbo 's mother. He was also known as the firework man. He is the person who dragged into the adventure. He is the person who introduced Bilbo to the dwarves. At the and of the adventure, he has an important role in the victory which is in the end of the book. Bilbo Baggins- He is the main character in the book. He knows Gandalf as the traveler wizard. He starts to the adventure because of Gandalf compares him with his mother. He travels

  • The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy Analysis

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    Lord of the Rings trilogy is a trilogy which contains 3 episodes, “The Fellowship of the Ring”, “The Two Towers” and “The Return of the King”, which is composed by J.R.R. Tolkien. It has both movie and novel versions. These stories are based on Joseph Campbell’s “Monomyth theory” and Carl Jung’s views on individuation process. To have a better understanding of the structure of The Fellowship of the Ring, we can try to see the similarities between the movie and ideal structure of hero’s journey offered