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Setting and Author
The story takes place in Middle Earth. Middle Earth is a fantasy world created by the promising writer JRR Tolkien. Tolkien has created a whole new world, with its own language and culture.

The Lord of the Ring is very detailed. Tolkien describes every little detail. How the characters looks, how they behave, their feelings. He writes with such an inspiration. He describes every detail in the nature, the cities, how the houses look.

The story reaches up to 13 months, which is quite odd actually, because when you read the story it feels like it is taking many years. Tolkien divided the story into several chapters, but they all are connected in one way. In one chapter you follow a few characters, but in another you follow different and maybe several characters. The bo6a00d8341c630a53ef0105359483da970b-800wi.jpgok is also divided into two very important subjects, the good and the bad. But every chapter is in the same timeline.

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, also known by the name JRR Tolkien, was an English writer and professor in Anglo-Saxon with the University in Oxford. Tolkien was born January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein in South-Africa. After a career as professor in Anglo-Saxon language, he became professor in English language and literature in 1945 too 1959. In 1979, six years after his death, he was appointed to commodore of Order of the British Empire. John Tolkien’s death was a great lost, who filled a lot of hearts with sorrow.
Another of Tolkien’s most known books is “Silmarillion. This is a mythological book about Tolkien’s world.

Plot
Lord of the Rings
In “Lord of the Rings” we meet the Hobbit Frodo Baggins and follow him from “the shire”. He is given a ring from his uncle Bilbo Baggins. This ring is made of the powerful Sauron in Mordor’s sea of flames. Its only cause is to destroy everything good in this world. Frodo and his three buddies, Sam, Pippin and Merry, have to bring it safe to LORD_OF_THE_RINGS_by_klukart.jpgthe elf’s in Rivendell. They are doing this together with the wizard Gandalf, the elf Legolas, the dwarf Gimli and the two humans Aragon and Boromir. Through blood, sweat and tears they are together fighting their way too Mordor with one purpose, to destroy the ring.

Characters
Its many split personalities and looks among the characters. You have the wizards that are very well dressed and very calm. They usually wear long and clean clothes, almost like a dress with cape. And usually white. And you have the elf’s how also dress very nice and are very calm too. They all have long silky hear and look very decent. The men are harder. They dress like warriors. You have some men that are more like countrymen and others more kingly. And then there are the dwarfs. They are dressed with big armor and have long heard and long beard. And the final good guys, the Hobbits. They are short as dwarfs but looks nothing like them. They look just as men, but short as a dwarf. They dress light with shirts and leg pants. The most special about hobbits are their foot’s. Their feet’s are long, big and hairy and they never wear shoes.
And you have the orcs which are very dirty and bad looking. You can imagine a creature that has lived in mud for several years. There you have orcs. Uru-kais are just like orcs but only bigger. And you have the nazguls. They are very dark. They wear long dark clothes with hoods so you never can see their faces.
The characters looks have much to say on the story. I will take the main characters. The hobbits are very small but they are the ones that are going to save the world. Size doesn’t matter. And you have the big and strong men. They are the ones that are going to fight the brutal battles.

What motivates the characters is the passion for peace in the world. The main characters motivation is that he has the key to peace in this world. The other characters fight for the same thing. To make all the bad vanish.

The story is told trough a 3rd. Person. It is mostly the characters movement you are reading about, expensive-tolkien-book-the-lord-of-the-rings.jpgbut sometimes you are inside their heads.



Theme
The Lord of the Ring is basic a fantasy story, but it also has the genre drama, romance and action in it.
In The Lord of the Ring there is a world war. This is a typical ” good vs bad” war. Tolkien has the view that the good people beats the bad creatures.
The story makes you think about all the bad thinks that is happening not only in Middle Earth but also in our world.

I really liked this novel because it’s very interesting and strong. It’s a fantasy world that I really would enjoy living in. I think that every one should read this novel, because it has all kinds of situations that people can recognize them in.