Sentence Examples

  • JRR Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a master at creating the believable world of Middle Earth including fine details such as weapons like swords, knives and spears that clashed in battle as good fought evil.
  • Tolkien cleverly uses the construct of Bilbo's 'eleventy-first' birthday party bash to transition the tone, from the avucular jokey one he used in The Hobbit, to one more appropriate for the telling of an Epic High Fantasy Quest.
  • The young Hobbit wants nothing more than to live in the Shire and enjoy his life, but to protect his people and his friends, he accepts Gandalf's charge to carry the Ring away, lest the Enemy destroy the Shire for it.
  • The Golden Compass along with other literary favorites like The Chronicles of Narnia as well as Lord of the Rings, specifically The Hobbit, can all be seen as having roots in politics and religion.
  • The Lord of the Rings follows the journey of Frodo Baggins, Samwise Gamgee, Pippin Took and Merrygold Brandybuck as they leave the Shire (Hobbit land) at the urging of Gandalf the Grey (a wizard).