Accomplishing many things during his life, Tolkien's famous works included, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion and et cetera. The first The Lord of the Rings book, The fellowship of the Ring, was published on July 29th 1954 and the last, The Return of the King, was published on October 20th, 1955. Tolkien was always fascinated by books, and used his imagination various times during his books. So he first knew he wanted to become a writer when he was little. Also wrote a number of stories, which was the start of Tolkien's' career.
Tolkien... ... middle of paper ... ...n England, where Tolkien found even more stirring ideas to include in The Lord of the Rings. The Inklings were a literary group that shared works together and influenced each other (O’Neil 1538). In the group, Tolkien had read bits and pieces of The Lord of the Rings to Lewis and others, each giving back affirmative remarks and urging comments to “keep going!”(Kellman 2598). The importance of the Inklings cannot be frazzled enough, especially the friendship with Lewis, who had been an astonishing inspiration on the work of The Lord of the Rings (Rollyson 4459). In conclusion, every element of Tolkien’s life has a spot in The Lord of the Rings.
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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.
As a young boy, Tolkien loved to learn about words and languages. As he grew older, he came to enjoy not only learning about words but also writing them. Before Tolkien became famous as a writer, he helped work on The New English Dictionary where he researched the history and origins of words starting with the letter W. He also translated many stories from Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, and other languages. But Tolkien’s most famous work is as an author. His best known works are The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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He wrote continuously in the effort to educate as he was educated from reading so many topics of books and having a full passion for information an obviously numbers as he projected and compiled manuscripts after manuscript in a spirit of sharing to a people a portion of history that needs to be revealed and as great music writer and composer. He subjected to become inspired by his environment and successfully proved himself so. He will forever live a renaissance man. “Good Fiction is made of what is real and reality is hard to come by” (Ralph Ellison). May he rest in peace.