Essays Tagged: "Shire"

This is a paper on the basic life of Geoffrey Chaucer, and the fundamental concepts of his composition "The Canterbury Tales".

Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. Finally, he was appointed a justice of the peace and knight of the shire for Kent.Chaucer's first published work was The Book of the Duchess, a poem of over 1,300 line ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

A puruasive essay to prove that "The fellowship of the ring is unquivocally good for children to read" I got a b+ for it

rongest friendship in the fellowship would belong to hobbits; it was solid during their life in the shire and grew stronger throughout their adventure. When Frodo volunteered to bear the ring into Mor ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A book report on how frodo shows courage from the Fellowship of the Ring

t great peril I was presenting to him. He took upon himself the task of leaving the security of the Shire and going into the wild not knowing whether he will survive .He did it in order to ensure safe ... nger, a danger to all that live near me .I cannot keep the Ring and stay here. I ought to leave the Shire, leave everything and go away... I feel that as along as the Shire lies behind, safe and comfo ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a comparison of two scenes for film Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.

Lord of the RingsThe Shire and Isengard are two very different parts of middle-earth. An array of different camera techni ... chniques, lighting and sound effects are used to control the viewers reaction.The first shot of the shire is a LS of Frodo sat amongst the shade of the trees reading his book. The whole area around hi ... ect green and the sky is a cloudless blue. As the camera zooms in on Frodo, the theme music for the shire dies down leaving the raw sound effects left. This adds to the naturalness and idealistic port ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How Bilbo's Journey in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is Similar to the everyday hero's journey.

ent on his journey to help get the treasure back and did some heroic deeds. When he got back to The Shire, the other citizens though Bilbo was dead. They thought at first he was a hero but then his he ...

(1 pages) 30 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the use of literary technigues in Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

is being honest to herself, which is essential if we are to desire her reform. "The officers of the-shire were in general a very creditable, gentlemanlike set. And the best of them were of the present ...

(6 pages) 144 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Court Hirearchy in United England

mber of local courts existed in England.England, during Anglo-Saxon period, was divided first, into Shires, each Shire having a Shire or County court. Shires were further divided into Hundreds. Each H ... s. Each Hundred had a Hundred court. Finally each Hundred was divided into townships or Vills. Both Shire and Hundred had a separate court while Vills were a unit primarily for police organization rat ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

THE GREAT NYASALAND LAND SWINDLE 1885 - 1893

ng witnesses, William Harkness and Alexander Carnegie Ross. Together, they journeyed from the Lower Shire Valley, beginning 21 April, and slowly northward to Karonga, arriving 16 July, carefully selec ... he 21st day of the month of April, 1885, on board the steamer "Lady Nyassa," at Tsape, on the River Shire, that we may discuss those things of mutual benefit. Having considered well, we have finished ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

it named Bilbo and his ever-memorable journey through the evil world during his time. Living in the Shire, as his homeland is called, it is very calm and pleasant for Bilbo, but once the outer limits ... what was happening and even before dawn the next morning the troop of fifteen set out. Through the Shire no adventure or trouble was found, but that soon changed. Within a few leagues of the Shire's ...

(8 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Themes and Ideas Shown in "The Hobbit" by JRR Tolkien

a person afraid to traverse across the boundaries of his comfort zones, or his hobbit hole and the Shire. Day says that Bilbo's personality is out of balance and far from integrated. His masculinity, ...

(5 pages) 19 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hobbit": A Dragon's Curse

it named Bilbo and his ever-memorable journey through the evil world during his time. Living in the Shire, as his homeland is called, it is very calm and pleasant for Bilbo, but once the outer limits ... what was happening and even before dawn the next morning the troop of fifteen set out. Through the Shire no adventure or trouble was found, but that soon changed. Within a few leagues of the Shire's ...

(8 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

J.R.R. Tolkien - The Master of the Rings

nly after they left, in 1896. They settled in the village of Sarehole, which greatly influenced The Shire, also in the Lord of the Rings, near Birmingham.When Tolkien was 8 in 1900, the family convert ... pital in Birmingham. He was better in a month and was able to spend Christmas with Edith in Staffordshire. All but one of his friends were killed in action.At this time, he started writing stories as ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

How are generic techniques used to shape our response to one character from the novel "Lord of the Rings": Fellowship of the ring by JRR Tolkien?

s introduced into the story of the Fellowship of the Ring, as an old and wise fellow arrives in the shire, depicted as a small utopian village home to a race called the hobbits, via the friendship of ... e dwarves see Gandalf only as interesting and bright pigment in the softly coloured tapestry of the shire. “To the shire folk he was just one of the ‘attractions’ of the party” (Pg ...

(7 pages) 14 1 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Of The Rings

not to wear it.A few years pass, and there are rumors of strange occurrences happening outside the shire, such as the rise of dark power in the land of Mordor. Gandalf soon after pays Frodo a visit a ... e place. So he sells Bag End and purchases a house in Buckland to prevent gossip of him leaving the shire. So on his fiftieth birthday he sets out with his two friends, Sam Gamgee his gardener and Per ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fellowship Of The Ring

s uncle Bilbo is having a birthday party and parts with his friends of the hobbit land known as the Shire. When Bilbo leaves in secret, his friend, Gandalf the Grey, advises him to leave his ring for ... d its location. Gandalf returned and told Frodo of the power of the ring and that he must leave the Shire to protect both himself, and the ring from the approaching enemy. Frodo prepares to leave the ...

(4 pages) 549 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

TheLordOfTheRings

arts when Bilbo is in his quiet hobbit hole planning his going away party. Yes Bilbo is leaving the shire. It would be his 111th birthday soon. He would go away and explore the country again before he ... reat council to decide the faith of the ring. They were supposed to meet at a town just outside the shire called bree. They were to move with Frodo's cousins Pippin and Mary. So another great preparat ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fellowship Of The Ring

to live his life out in the wild with adventure untill he passed on he was bored just living in the Shire.Frodo was then sent on a journey to save the shire from the lord of evil who needed the ring t ... s and also friend to Frodo gave frodo this information and helping him along the wayfrodo then left Shire and gaining a few companions he journeyed to a his relatives who lived outside the shire named ...

(1 pages) 459 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

My Fav Movie

t Gollum. While it lay hidden in the caves of the Misty Mountains, Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit from the Shire found it by chance, and kept it, oblivious of its great power and importance. It stayed in Bil ... , the Grey Wizard.The movie tells of what happens when Sauron finds out that his Ring is in the Shire, a land almost unknown to the rest of Middle Earth.Frodo sets out with the Ring, headed for ...

(3 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fellowship Of The Ring

y eager to dispose of or transfer this ring elsewhere. At the same time, "I should like to save the Shire if I could"(61) he doesn't want anything to happen to anyone, and so he leaves knowing he does ... does he have an ego about trying to be the big shot, he's very much a group person. Outside of the Shire, the power of the ring increases as the black riders emerge and draw closer to the group, and ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hobbit & The Light in the Forest

o return to their home. The Hobbit is set in Middle Earth between 2941-2942 B.C. Bilbo lived in the Shire and had never done anything unordinary. But all that changed on the day Gandalf came by and as ...

(3 pages) 1088 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature