Essays on J. R. R. Tolkien

A True Hero In A Fantasy Novel The Hobbit By J. R. R. Tolkien

When you think about heroes and heroic qualities, what do you think of? Good vs Evil, bravery, physical strength, an honorable sacrifice? Hercules or Beowulf? Stereotypical heroes and qualities. But if you look up from these classic heroes you will see what a true hero involves: Unintentional Heroism, Courage, and Loyalty. It is important for...
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The Hero’s Journey Within The Hobbit By J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbit in and of itself was an accident. In a letter J.R.R. Tolkien wrote to W.H. Auden, he stated that, It was unhappily really meant, as far as I was conscious, as a ‘children’s story’, and as I had not learned since then, and my children were not quite old enough to correct me,...
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