2014. The Biography Channel website. Apr 06 2014, 04:06 http://www.biography.com/people/jrr-tolkien-9508428. "J.R.R. Tolkien Biography - Tolkien's Life."
J.R.R. Tolkiens influences Website. Feb 01 2014, 09:39 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._R._Tolkien's_influences "John Ronald Ruel Tolkien." 2014. The Biography Channel website.
His adventurous plots take readers on a journey with all kinds of literary devices. J. R. R. Tolkien’s literary style within his poems and his novels portray devices that embrace archaic diction, adventurous, playful tone, and influence and allusions from mythology, all which pertain to his literary significance and his personal life. On January 3rd of 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in the Free State Province in South Africa. His father was a bank manager who received a promotion which caused the move from England to South Africa. In college Tolkien studied Classics, like Virgil and Homer, at Oxford in 1911, but switched to English Literature and Language after two years.
“Tolkien spent the remainder of the war alternating between hospitals and garrison duties, being deemed medically unfit for general service,” according to John Garth’s book Tolkien and the Great War. When he arrived back in England in 1917, Tolkien began working on his epic The Silmarillion. Tolkien’s other main published books were The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. For the remainder of his life he continues to publish more novels and care for four children from his wife Edith. J. R. R. To... ... middle of paper ... ...en uses to bring his works alive for the reader to understand.
He will be remembered for his great imagination and intriguing stories. His interest in language was the spark that led to the creation of The Lord of the Rings (Hodges 33-35). Tolkien led an interesting life that influenced his books greatly. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in South Africa. Tolkien’s mother, Mabel, moved him and his brother named Hilary to Birmingham, England when Tolkien was four years old.
Tolkien also felt a strong tie for his homeland, England, and desired to create mythology for England. Tolkien was able to write the first modern fantasy novel through his life experiences and his love for archaic languages and British lore. Tolkien's mother, Mabel Suffield, left England in March of 1891 for South Africa to marry a man by the name of Arthur Tolkien. They had been engaged for years; however Mabel's father had denied Mabel her marriage due to her young age. Tolkien's father, Arthur Tolkien, had sailed to South Africa a few years earlier to try out his luck in the diamond discovery craze.
Guardian News, 1 April 2013. Web. 24 Apr. 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/apr/02/hobbit-tolkien-ring-exhibition Lynch, Doris. J. R. R. Tolkien Creator of Languages and Legends.
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