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J.R.R. Tolkien

JRR Tolkien was a Professor of Philology who created the world of Middle Earth. From his imagination came The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and other works including The Silmarillion.
She could have been inspired by many authors of her time, if herstyle of writing is like any other author who lived beforeSeptember 2, 1973 and after January 3, 1892, then she could havebeen influenced by him/her .
green and blue as he liked nature
JRR Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa on the 3rd ofJanuary, 1892. When he was a young boy his mom moved to Englandwith his younger brother after his father died. He eventually wenton to study at Exeter College specialising in Anglo-Saxon andGermanic languages and classic literature ....
The 2 main things that people have written are "Into the Abyssal Chain" by Adam Penksi and "Chains and Dragons" by Rowen Homwell. These 2 books have many common story and relations to "The Hobbit".
I'm sure it took JRR Tolkien years of hard work, thinking, brain-storming, calculating, writing, deleting, editing... to create the masterpiece which he finally succeeded in completing. I think the amount of time it took him to compile the trilogy proves diligence, prudence and a determined spirit...
The elves were awakened at the time of The Rekindling of the Stars, an age before the Awakening of Men.
'In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole and that means comfort.'
After all of the hard work and effort he put into his trilogy, I'm sure he was very glad of his success, and enjoyed it in his own humble way.
When Tolkien was a toddler and living in South Africa he was bittenby a large, venomous spider. Fortunately, one of the family maidswas present, and quickly sucked the poison out of his ankle. Sheproceeded to take him to a gathering place in the POC territory andtell the story to the people she knew...
Doctor Humphrey? Or Doctor Tolhurst.
The goblins put out their torches. They also put on soft shoes rather than noisy boots. And they sent their fastest and smallest goblins to follow them.
The dwarves wish to take back their home and treasure from the dragon who killed most of their family and stole their treasure.
J.R.R. Tolkien wrote many books, although a lot of them were published by his son and publisher posthumously. I've heard that he wrote 39 books, but I only know of 37 of them: The Hobbit Leaf by Niggle On Fairy-Stories Farmer Giles of Ham The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth The Fellowship...
His wife was without a doubt his closest friend. CS Lewis was also close, as well as the other Inklings, such as Charles Williams.
Technically speaking only Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee are officially members of the fellowship (that being the seven companions chosen or self-elected: Frodo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, Samwise Gamgee, Gimli son of Gloin, Legolas, Aragorn, and Boromir) but Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin ...
J. R. R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892.
Yes, he was quite a poet. He is most famous for his novels, but he also wrote poems. Many of these were used in his books.
Spider... large spider, maybe tarantula, when he was a child and living in.... Africa I think. Inspired the spider scene in Lord of the rings.
Professor Tolkien wrote many books, including: The Hobbit Leaf by Niggle On Fairy-Stories Farmer Giles of Ham The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth The Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers The Return of the King The Road Goes Ever On (with Donald Swann) Smith of Wootton Major Works published...
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was actually born in Bloemfontein in South Africa in 1892 when his English parents were there on business and was returned to Birmingham, UK when his father died in 1896. He lived the rest of his life in England.. So the answer is yes- he was a British (note British not...
J. R. R. Tolkien is most famous for his "Lord of the Rings" series of books, which critics say is the "best fantasy epic of our time." The Lord of the Rings became so famous it was made into a movie series and won 17 Oscars all-together.
The answer to the Gollum's final riddle is "time." Bilbo stumbles upon this answer when, pressed hard by Gollum to procure an answer to the riddle, Bilbo unwittingly answers the question correctly in asking for more "time" to think.
J.R.R. Tolkien wrote both fictional as non-fictional material. His first published academic work was 'A Middle English Vocabulary' in 1922. His first fictional book was 'Songs for the Philologists', consisting poetry and published in 1936.
It is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's writings, and mostly deals with the vast history of the Elves. It also touches upon the creation of the world and the men of Númenor during the second age.
The Ringwraiths were at their most powerful when unclothed and at night.
His parents were Arthur Reuel Tolkien, an English bank manager, and Mabel Tolkien (Mabel Suffield before her marriage).
Gollum asked several riddles. Here they are: . What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes and yet never grows? Answer: A Mountain. . Voiceless it cries, wingless flutters, toothless bites, mouthless mutters. Answer: The Wind . It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot...
He is the creator of Middle Earth and the author of the Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings.
He married Edith Bratt on March 22, 1916.
He developed trench fever (a disease carried by lice) as was common in the dugouts.
Tolkien was friends with CS Lewis.
They were conceived as the leaders of the Avari, "the Unwilling", those Elves who were unwilling to go on the Great March to Aman. It seems as if the two characters - about whom nothing else is known other than their names - were later abandoned.
He is warned by Bilbo's shout and manages to avoid capture by the goblins. He follows the goblins and their captives through the mountain. He uses his magic to kill the great goblin and to douse the fire and lights. He then leads them away from the goblins and out of the mountain. Unfortunately,...
J.R.R Tolkien had a brother called Hilary Arther Reuel Tolkien born in 1894.
The Silmarillion is about the creation of the World, the Birth of the peoples of Middle Earth and the First Age of the Eldar (Elves) and their struggles against the first Dark Lord Morgoth (Melkor)
The Shire was inspired by rural England. No specific place.
J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892.
Edith Bratt's grandparents were shoemaker William (born 1824 - died 1891) and Jane Bratt (nee Grove, born 1831). Edith's mother Frances Bratt had at least following siblings: George, Jane, Elizabeth, Rosa, Alice, Eva and Ernest William.
Tolkien was talking about that awesome occasion when two largethunderstorms collide in the atmosphere. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The "thunder-battle" described in the Hobbit is a "game" played...
'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.
Probably the creation of the hobbits. By name it would probably be the members of the Fellowship, Frodo, Sam, Pippin, Merry, Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli and Boromir.
J.R.R. Tolkien taught medieval Germanic languages and literature -- specific lecture topics included Old English, Beowulf, Middle English, Chaucer, Old Norse, the Eddas, Gothic and the Legends of the Goths, etc.
Both Book and film variants received a lot of credit and are globally recognised as being great books/films
Yes, they were friends after the Great War.
He liked to read and play rugby, i think. :P
J.R.R. Tolkien served only during the first World War .
He lived most of his life in England.
The Sindarin word for father is 'adar'. The less formal variation is 'ada', which is more or less equivalent to 'dad' or 'daddy'.
Tolkien preferred the hobbits, claiming to be himself a hobbit, "in all but size."
Yes he was a professor of ancient language at Oxford.
Yes, he had four children: John, Michael, Christopher, andPriscilla. Christopher has edited several books of or aboutMiddle-earth.
J. R. R. Tolkien born Jan 3, 1892. Hobbit published Sept 21, 1937. Prof. Tolkien was 45 years old (5 years younger than Bilbo in the story).
Tolkien had a group of friends that listened to each other read excerpts of their writing. They would discuss and critique the readings. The called themselves the Inklings and met in a pub.
The Last March of the Ents
he wanted to write stories for his children
Australia is not located underground, although it does have an extensive system of underground caves in some areas of the continent. Australia is called "Down Under" not because it's literally underground, but because it's located below the equator (which is an imaginary line drawn around the earth...
Tolkien served for the English army in France. He was at the Somme and he fought in the Battle of Thiepval Ridge.
There were many events in his life that affected his writing, whether directly or indirectly. He had memories of trees cut down in his neighborhood. He was bit by a spider as a young child. He served in the trenches in World War 1. He had a romantic marriage. He lost his parents at an early age.
They were both part of a group called The Inklings. The primary author that people know was C.S. Lewis. A third author, Charles Williams, was also a regular member. .
Christopher Tolkien published: The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, Unfinished Tales, and History of Middle Earth . Also some non-Middle-Earth-related stories such as Roverandom, Leaf by Niggle, and Smith of Wootton Major.
No. He was born in South Africa , but his family were English and he returned to live in England when he was 3.
oon DOH me el the "oo" in the first syllable is pronounced like the"oo" in "look".
Tolkien's most famous work is The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Slightly less famous, but in the same setting are The Hobbit and The Silmarillion . They all happen in the same fictional world. Other books include Farmer Giles of Ham, Roverandom, Smith of Wootton Major, Leaf by Niggle, The...
Indeed, it is by Tolkien, part of the Hobbits' Walking-Song nearthe beginning of Fellowship of the Ring.
He wrote the book at the request/urging of his friends (Inklings) after he read/told portions of it to them. But he originally told and made up the story as a bedtime story for his children.
He retired in 1959 (aged 67) from and continued to live in Oxford until moving to Bournemouth to spend the last few years of his life in peace. He died in 1973.
The basic rules are you ask a riddle, then they answer with the correct answer what that answer was. Then the other person asks a riddle then you answer with the correct answer. you keep going till the other person can not think of a riddle or has no answer.
Both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings include Gandalf as a major character, but Gandalf existed during Tolkien's other books as well.
Tolkien had many influences, including Old Norse sagas (including the Volsunga saga) and opera (Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen - ie: " The Ring Cycle").
He wrote her in part with Mary, the mother of Jesus, in mind. He also used her to show how powerful the draw of the ring is and how the time of the elves is ending.
To be yourself and not let the normal/traditional citizens in your society keep you from doing great things. (That's one thing I got from it.)
Bilbo Baggins of Bag-end, Hobbiton, The Shire.
JRR Tolkien served in the army during WW1, then worked for a short time at the Oxford English Dictionary. He taught for a few years at Leeds University before getting a post at Oxford University where he remained for the rest of his working life.
Death, the afterlife, and how our choices and actions in life influence it. The trip you cannot avoid taking is death..
J. R. Smith was born on September 9, 1985.
J.R.R Tolkien died of a bleeding ulcer, and a chest infection atage 81.
He wrote the hobbit and the lord of the rings
high probability that tolkien was a freemason and considering the links between them and the illuminate who have had an agenda in Muslim countries since the crusades for god and in more recent times oil he will have been part of that, but if you look at lord of the rings i think he is warning us ,...
I assume you are inquiring after works not related to Middle-Earth. Unfortunately, Tolkien has written very little else. The non-Middle-Earth related stuff that I enjoyed by him were Farmer Giles of Ham, Smith of Wootton Major, Leaf By Niggle, his essay On Fairy Stories, his translation of the...
He stated that they were intended as a made up prehistoric mythology of the british isles.