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  • The Destruction Of Nature In The Lord Of The Rings

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    “...Nobody Cares For The Woods...”: An Analysis Of The Destruction Of Nature In The Lord Of The Rings “If it has passed from the high and the beautiful to darkness and ruin, that was of old the fate of Arda Marred…” -J.R.R. Tolkien Literature has brought awareness to the issue of the destruction of the environment over the past century. “The imagination's ability to capture this sense of holiness may also help in a revisioning of the natural world, [in] a growing field of study called ecocriticism”

  • Goodness And Nature In Fantasy Essay

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    in nature. In the beginning of The Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien states that Hobbits “love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favorite haunt,” (1). This continues in The Two Towers when Treebeard responds to Pippin’s remark that the Hobbit was beginning to like their location, stating “Almost felt you liked the Forest! That’s good! That’s uncommonly kind of you,” (Tolkien, Towers 452). In Cinderella, the girl is shown to frequently spend

  • The Road To Isengard And Princess Mononoke Summary

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    Nature and it’s lush beauty can be considered a valuable resource not just to humans but to society as a whole. In the creative works The Road to Isengard and Princess Mononoke the reader is proposed two societies, both of which nature and surplus of resources plays a pivotal role. When I think of a major environmental issue presented in both works, it’s easy to make the connection between colonization for profit and the negative side effects on the forest. Colonization is described as the ongoing

  • The Lord of the Rings: Ents and Ecology

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    Jackson. We will examine the theme of ecology through two of the main characters of both this book and film. Treebeard (voiced by John Rhys Davies) is the eldest of the Ents; he is the chief representative of nature in Middle-Earth (where the Lord

  • The Myth about Tolkien Essay

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    of the individuals in The Lord of the Rings must learn is not to judge individuals by their outward appearances.” (Anderson 872) Support for this theme can be drawn again from Treebeard, by simply examining the support from the first theme from the perspective of Treebeard instead of the hobbits. This reveals that Treebeard learned not “judge a book by it's cover” as the saying goes. Also, many other characters learned this during the prequel to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit. “As soon as I clapped

  • Lord Of The Rings : The Two Towers

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    Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is the second instalment from the novel based series written by J.R.R Tolkien, which has been turned into an epic movie series by director Peter Jackson. Starting with The Fellowship of the Ring and concluding with The Return of the King. The movie was film throughout New Zealand, show cases the beautiful scenery the country has to show case. This film series is one of the biggest movies ever made making almost $3 billion at the box office. This making it one of

  • Theme Of Love In The Lord Of The Rings

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    Love is synonymous with the good in The Lord of the Rings. There is a strong heroic love like no other between Frodo and Sam. It is abundantly clear that Sam would lay his life on the line for Frodo and the quest of destroying the Ring. There is love of honor and love of country and underlying all fashions of love is the love a fellowship—that of one man for another (Bradley 77). There is a heroism thrust in Frodo’s lap and he accepts the task although he does not know the way (Tolkien 264). Samwise

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Good Food Revolution '

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    Elves and Orcs INTRO The land culture of the Ents in The Lord of the Rings differ greatly from the orcs, thus, providing readers a view of Tolkien’s perspective of agrarianism and current culture. These relationships to land correlate to modern views of the land. In the book The Good Food Revolution, the author, Will Alan, has similar views of land. Tolkien uses different species to represent different types of agrarianism. The two extremes are the feraculture of Ents, and the Orcs, who have little

  • Fellowship Of The Ring Vs. The Two Towers

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    Legolas, providing more depth to the character as his friendship with Aragorn and Gimli grows. Speaking of which, Rhys-Davies is brilliant as Gimli, making his character more endearing and nailing his comedic moments. He’s also great as the voice of Treebeard, an Ent, making him sound suitably ancient and wise. McKellen once again embodies Gandalf, carrying himself with more confidence and authority now given his character’s promotion. Brad Dourif is great as the slimy, sniveling Wormtongue. Lastly, Bernard

  • Nature In Lord Of The Flies

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    J. R. R. Tolkien's works capture a myriad of themes that are thoroughly developed throughout his meta-narrative. I contend that one cannot simply ignore the environmentalist aspects of J R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. He loathed the needless disruption and devastation of nature for the purpose of advancement and did not care much for technology. Tolkien allegedly loved the beauty of nature. He frequently presents a very negative image of industry and technological advancement. He expressed