J. R. R. Tolkien is most famous for his works of writing. He had been writing since he was a child, and many of his writings were influenced by a number of events throughout his life.Tolkien has been writing since he was a child. He always had a consuming passion to create a myth for England and a desire to make a new language, history, and mythology. (Hazell and Tuma) Before he became famous as an author,Tolkien was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, and he studied the curse of the Roman gold ring also, he studied and researched a cursed Roman gold ring two years before he wrote The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. (Kennedy) Not only was he a professor, Tolkien did military and wartime service as a lieutenant for Lancashire Fusiliers from 1915 to 1918.
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J.R.R. Tolkien was motivated by different elements in his life to write The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien was an admirable British writer and scholar best known for the author-illustrated children’s book The Hobbit and its adult sequel The Lord of the Rings (O’Neil 1529). The Hobbit is the biggest part of why he wrote The Lord of the Rings, along with every feature of his successful life. In 1930, Tolkien jotted a few enigmatic words about “a hobbit” on the back of an examination paper he was grading.
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People are forever comparing the stories, and the two groups of fans can be impressively passionate as they argue their cases. But which film is truly superior? The 'Harry Potter' books are credited with saving the genre and introducing it to a wider audience, with their accessible storylines and language. However, The 'The Lord of the Rings' is widely believed to be the grandfather of all modern fantasy novels, despite earlier efforts, foremost those of William Morris (of wallpaper fame) and Lord Dunsany. Before the publication of the trilogy, in the 1950s, fantasy writing rarely reached publication.