The Story of J.J.R Tolkien

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The Story of J.J.R Tolkien Have you ever wondered about all of the great authors of the world? Many great authors lived long before our times due to the huge amount of writing done in earlier years. Many did not even get recognition of their work for many years after their death but there are always acceptions. Some received credit where it was due and some became more popular than deserved and some were caught in the middle. J.J.R Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa on January 3, 1892.He moved around many places as he was growing up from South Africa to Wales and also Birmingham. He grew up on the pleasant side of poverty and had to keep himself occupied throughout much of his childhood. By the age of 8 he had mastered the…show more content…
2."JRR Tolkien." JRR Tolkien. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2013. “It was conceived that Tolkien was always writing some type of interesting writings. They were often conceived with a fantasy as a profound or powerful form at literature with intense philosophical and spiritual meaning, serious purposes, and eternal appeal.” 4.Tolkien, J. R. R., Mary Salu, and Robert T. Farrell. J.R.R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller: Essays in Memoriam. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1979. Print. “He was very much aware of the present as it relates to the past. And his past affects his work that it has fashioned and strengthened it as well as diminished its literally significance”. 5."J.R.R. Tolkien Biography." A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2013. “One secret about him besides his deep style of writing is he gained much of his fame by the words that came out of his mouth. He would tell stories to his children who tell others and even to his students and friends, which promoted his popularity locally be astronomical amounts. “1.Dougham, David. "J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biographical Sketch." JRR Tolkien Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2013. It was known very fast and clear that Tolkien

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