Tolkien is not a racist or a sexist as shown through his writing style where he simply employs the concept of war and its toll on the characters to advance the plot and add an exotic atmosphere in the Lord...
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...otic atmosphere that middle-earth fosters. Therefore, from this analysis, it can be determined that Tolkien is, in fact, not a racist or a sexist, but a venerable fantasy writer who maintains the status quo of his era, identifies the predicament of women, and ultimately sympathizes with women and minorities.
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