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In Other Words...“There are many ways of going wrong, but only one way of going right, so that the one is easy and the other hard — easy to miss the mark and hard to hit.”- Aristotle
Tolkien & Chivalry Archive
Posted on September 27, 2002 | No CommentsThe chivalric romances of old always featured a mighty knight or warrior as their protagonist. In “The Lord of the Rings,” however, the hero is a hobbit — a humble, even timid character who has no love of glory, and who would rather enjoy a bountiful breakfast than go on an epic quest.
Posted on September 26, 2002 | 1 CommentAlthough the story of “The Lord of the Rings” may seem simple on its surface, there is, in fact, a great deal of complexity in the story. The Ring of Power, which is at the heart of the story’s conflict, has an effect on every character who comes into contact with it.