The Fiction Genre And Will Cover Key Stage 2 And The Hobbit By J.r. R Tolkien

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The texts to be examined in this assignment are all from the Fantasy Fiction Genre and will cover Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 as these are both relevant to those covered within lectures. We will begin with Key Stage 2 and The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien looking for examples as to why this would be considered Key Stage Two. The same process will be followed with The Silmarillion by the same author for Key Stage 3. Once the key stages have been confirmed for each piece of literature we can then begin to compare the texts and determine what elements of each make them unsuitable for classification into alternative key stages. The results of such a comparison may show some unexpected and interesting results when taking the series as a whole and keeping in our mind that this collection was written by the same author. This assignment is intended to reflect the opinion that, after careful examination, there is one surprising element which may not have occurred to Tolkien’s readership and when comparing the books this becomes more obvious to those who study the novels as a set of work rather than individual pieces.
The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien is a book intended for the 7 – 11 age range making it a Key Stage 2 piece, although it is worth mentioning that when published in 1937 key stage classification was not in existence and the book was read by both adults and children of varying ages and was a very successful book. It was not until later years when being used within school based…

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