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    J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) gained a reputation during the 1960’s and 1970’s as a cult figure among youths disillusioned with war and the technological age. His continuing popularity evidences his ability to evoke the oppressive realities of modern life while drawing audiences into a fantasy world. John Ronald Reuel was born on the third of January, 1892, at Bloemfontein, South Africa, where his father, Arthur, had taken a position with the Bank of Africa. In 1895 Tolkien’s mother

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    J.R.R. Tolkien Merely mentioning the name J.R.R. Tolkien conjures up fantasies. Though his trilogy The Lord of the Rings is well known, not much else is known about the man who was a scholar before anything else. It is, in fact, the cult scale popularity of the trilogy that obscures the many accomplishments that marked his life. He won an exhibition, or a middle class merit scholarship, to Oxford University in 1911. By the time he attained his bachelor’s degree, he was conversant in seven languages

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    J.R.R. Tolkien led an interesting life because he had many traumatizing experiences as a child. Did these experiences effect his writing or was he just an imaginative adult or was he a child in a grown mans body? That is what we are going to explore in this paper. By the time I am done you will believe that this man was a traumatized child. The many experiences that he had during long his life were very dramatic. They would have made even the toughest of children have problems later on in life. From

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    “J.R.R. Tolkien” is often the first name that comes to mind when one thinks of popular fantasy writers. Writing stories ever since he was a young child, he had always experimented with language and the creation of his own little world. J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, has greatly influenced the fantasy genre and set an example for fantasy writers around the world. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born to Arthur and Mabel Tolkien in 1892 in the Orange Free State, located in South

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    The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien The main character is Bilbo Baggins. He is a small little hobbit. He really likes adventures, but doesn't like to show that he does. He is a quite person. He likes to have his privacy. Now Gandalf the big gray wizard is very tall and is The Hobbit is a book that shows that even the most unlikely person, or hobbit can turn out to be a real hero. In the book, Bilbo gets caught up in an adventure that will later change his life. In the beginning Bilbo Baggins ran into

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    J. R. R. Tolkien

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    shadows lie… (J.R.R. Tolkien, Rings) These are the most famous recognized lines in The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkiens’ masterpiece. Strong, tall men, fun party loving hobbits, pointy eared elves, short, plump dwarves and slimy, icky, putrid orcs are just a few of the races in Lord of the Rings. (J.R.R. Tolkien, Rings) This is only a small sample of the information that J.R.R. Tolkien put into his books. Not to mention songs, maps, and plenty more background information. Tolkien created a whole new

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    J.R.R Tolkien Tolkien was born in South Africa and after both his parents died when Tolkien was at a young age he moved in with relatives to England. This is where all his writing started. He went to college and studied Anglo Saxon and classic literature. He even enlisted in the army, which was very common for this time, and all this time at war he never stopped writing. He finally got released from the army because of an illness. All these events in his life have majorly influenced his writing style

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    J. R. R. Tolkien

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    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, creator of a world. When someone who knows Tolkien is asked about his works, one thought comes to mind, Middle Earth. This was the playground in his mind that such vivid descriptions of fantasylands came from. It is the base of his most well known stories, where dreams are just the norm. J.R.R. may owe much of his success to his diverse beginnings. On April 16, 1891, Mabel Suffield and Arthur Reuel Tolkien were married in Bloemfontein, South Africa. They soon gave birth

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    John Ronald Ruel Tolkien, or better known as J.R.R. Tolkien, great writer, poet, philologist, and beloved university professor. Author of the Hobbits and Lord of the Ring series, and The Silmarillion. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa to Arthur Reuel Tolkien, and his wife Mabel née Suffield . Tolkien had one sibling, his younger brother, Hilary Tolkien, born on February 17, 1894. When he was three years old, the boys and their mother took a

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    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was raised in Birmingham, England in a poor Roman Catholic family. Tolkien had fought in World War l (1916). After the war, he became a professor of English at Oxford (1925-1959). When his children were young, he would tell them tales about an imaginary place called “Middle-Earth”. Oxford urged him to write these tales down and he did. He published the first ones in 1954-1955 and made a very successful series. The Fellowship

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