Essays Tagged: "Tolkien"

Literary criticism of the literary elements in "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

ed, but manage to have great and successful journeys. Such is the case in Bilbo Baggins from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. Mr. Baggins is a simple hobbit that is swept away into a dangerous but excitin ... symbol of the common man or child making a name for himself. In the children's classic, The Hobbit, Tolkien uses an unusual point of view, fantasy world setting, archetypal characters and symbols, and ...

(6 pages) 129 2 4.9 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Overview of J.R.R. Tolkien's creation of Middle-earth: includes the Silmarillion, the Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings.

. Stories so rich in history and culture could only be created by the world-renowned author, J.R.R. Tolkien. His works, including "The Silmarillion", "The Hobbit", and the famous trilogy "The Lord of ... the famous trilogy "The Lord of the Rings", have been read by millions of people across the globe. Tolkien's stories take place against a background of measureless depth that is ever-present in the c ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a character analysis of Frodo Baggins from the novel, "The Lord Of The Rings:The Fellowship Of The Ring," by J.R.R Tolkien.

The Fellowship of the Ring, an exciting and passionate novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, captures the heroic conscience that lives within us all. In this remarkable novel, Tolkien ... he challenging series of adventures encountered by Frodo Baggins, the main character in this story, Tolkien convincingly contrasts this myth. To explore the aspect of the power of a single individual, ... ty in Middle Earth and he risked his life for others thus proclaiming him a hero. I admired the way Tolkien displayed the main character as someone who had been doubted the entire time, and in the end ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analyzing Style: J. R. R. TOLKIEN'S THE HOBBIT

Perhaps one of the greatest fantasy novels of all time, The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien not only demonstrates stylistic principles of 20th century writing but also includes an enth ... zed fashion, with vivid imagery and with exemplary word choice. These elements of style, as used in Tolkien's novel, takes Bilbo adventures to the next level so to speak, placing this book onto the ca ... the correct use of this technique are ideal for inclusion on an English class syllabus, and J.R.R. Tolkien clearly demonstrates his abilities in this area. He begins the story first describing Bilbo' ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Hobbit By: J.R.R. Tolkien

che once kept by Thrain the great king under the mountain. It seems that as the author of the novel Tolkien is attempting to reveal that the dwarves are very fond of this treasure but also feel almost ... enious use of small side quests and troubles dotted until the final conflict is over. In this novel Tolkien uses many smaller conflicts to add to the already heaping portions of adventure and intrigue ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kings of Fantacy

Kings of FantasyReaders of fantasy novels are probably familiar with both J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert Jordan. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy introduced the genre back in 1954 ... ert Jordan the reigning king of fantasy, and his Wheel of Time series the best fantasy series since Tolkien. Last year I read the works of both men. Here are my thoughts.CLICK HERE to purchase this Pa ... s"Lord of the RingsWeb LinksClick above to reviewa comprehensive list ofwebsites dedicated toJ.R.R. Tolkien and"Lord of the Rings"The Lord of the RingsThe first time I read JRR Tolkien's "The Lord of ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay about Reconciliation with the past in "the Lord of the Rings" trilogy by J.R. Tolkien

Reconciliation with the past is a major theme throughout Tolkien's trilogy, and the gap between the powerful, undying beings of the past and the mortal men o ... ncient domains are held up against the kingdoms of men. In the first book of The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien creates a rhythmic fluctuation between pleasure and disquietude, which gives the novel an al ... er is even more lustrous than Elrond's, is still in essentially the same position as the half-elven.Tolkien's descriptions of Galadriel's Lorien on which "no shadow lay" (I, 413) make it a veritable E ...

(7 pages) 26 2 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review of "THe Hobbit" by Tolken

The Hobbit, a novel by J. R. R. Tolkien, was about a heroic quest and a fictional story for kids. This story included a hobbit, dwar ... the story drift off and become boring. It is a very entertaining story. The author J. R. R. Tolkien did an amazing job writing this story that if you ever got the chance to rewrite this book y ... ght not enjoy about this book is that it is somewhat long. Also like most of the other good authors Tolkien uses a good amount of time to display most of the settings, which makes the book seem longer ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

J. R. R. Tolkien's The Return of the King

beyond his wildest dreams, or plunge him down into the depths of darkest despair. The author J.R.R. Tolkien understood this realization, and harnessed its power in his trilogy of Middle-earth, The Lor ... ed from her, and that she "... will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren." Tolkien uses that as an example of how choice also has the power to uplift and to heal.Tolkien's lan ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Good vs. Evil" in Beowulf

it is a long narrative poem which composed in an elevated style, dealing with the glories of hero (Tolkien 24). The setting of this epic is the six century in Denmark and southern Sweden. The protago ... Ed. Bruno Leone, Brenda Stalcup, and Stephen P. Thompson. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1998. 74-81.Tolkien, J. R.R. "Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics." Beowulf: The Donaldson Translation Backgro ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord of the rings book 3 of 6 by JRR TOLKIEN and motifs

Throughout Tolkien's works it is evident that his works are relevant to the motifs of Mythology and legend. He ... iumph.The extent that Book 3 is relevant to the motifs of Mythology and Legend is high and although Tolkien may not have know how much it is connected, it is because they are what shaped his mind. Jus ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Going a different way.

Of course the name was immediatlely of interest because it was made familiar to me through reading Tolkien's stories of Middle Earth. Rivendell is the last homely home before the great wilderness and ...

(2 pages) 11 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

J.R.R. Tolkien - On Matters of Style and Audience

J.R.R. Tolkien - On Matters of Style and AudiencePossibly one of the most esteemed authors read by both adu ... nd AudiencePossibly one of the most esteemed authors read by both adults and children alike, J.R.R. Tolkien and his vivid imagination have captured the hearts of audiences across all ages. His works - ... f the literary circle and the ordinary men on the street. Despite the epic complexity of his works, Tolkien is one of the most read authors of today. His most famous work, "The Lord of the Rings" tril ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

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

The father of John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien, Arthur Reuel Tolkien, was a bank clerk. He went to South Africa in the 1980's for better pr ... South Africa in the 1980's for better prospects of promotion. Along came his wife, Mabel.John R.R. Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, on the 3rd of January, 1892.He later said that one h ... f Sarehole, which greatly influenced The Shire, also in the Lord of the Rings, near Birmingham.When Tolkien was 8 in 1900, the family converted to Catholicism. In doing so, they angered many relatives ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2006

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

Comparative Essay - "The Hobbit" vs "Frankenstein"

et believable, and have the ability to make fantasy writing so incredibly vivid are rare. In J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, The Hobbit, we are introduced to a whole new world called Middle Earth. In this new ... he world's cruel but harsh treatment towards people who are different or stand out. Both Shelly and Tolkien use the physical attribution and behaviours of a character to convey intellectual and moral ...

(7 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Culture In The Works Of J.R.R. Tolkien

Culture in the Works of J. R. R. Tolkien Thesis: The purpose Tolkien had for writing his books was to create mythology for Britain: t ... a. Had wings b. Hoarded treasure Culture in the Works of J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien's books, from the Adventures of Tom Bombadil to The Lord of the Rings trilog ... Lord of the Rings trilogy, are imbued with a culture that he created. Though some of the culture of Tolkien's Middle-Earth, such as the development of poetry and songs, stems from the evolution of Ger ...

(4 pages) 482 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative Essay - Anthony Vs. Goodkind

1-Writing Style 2-Plot 3-Characters Method of organization: alternative Tone: serious Since J.R.R. Tolkien's epic classic "Lord of the Rings", the fantasy genre has been regarded with a newfoun ... e fantasy genre has been regarded with a newfound respect. Today, many authors have tried to attain Tolkien's level. Two writers, Piers Anthony and Terry Goodkind, are reminiscent of Tolkien's works. ...

(3 pages) 515 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Of The Rings

rd Of The Rings : Wilderness And Sensuality By Chris Betz Revolution was a favorite theme of J.R.R. Tolkien. To wit, bathos was never so present in J.R.R. Tolkien's work as in the reknown novel, The L ... ly demonstrates The Lord Of The Rings's Colonialist overtones and views on hate are not evidence of Tolkien's surrender to salvation. This claim is buttressed by three points: (1) the Colonialist view ...

(1 pages) 575 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fellowship Of The Ring Book Review

le hobbit, play the hero, the one who always walks into danger, was also a good idea gone to waste. Tolkien's first mistake was including far too many characters for the reader to successfully follow. ...

(2 pages) 1090 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

My Fav Movie

now, my favourite movie ever is one very recently made: "The Fellowship of the Ring", first part of Tolkien’s famous "Lord of the Rings"-trilogy (often referred to as LOTR).To summarize even only ...

(3 pages) 732 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature