WHERE IS MIDDLE EARTH?

Italy

WHAT IS MIDDLE EARTH LIKE?

LANDSCAPE

The landscape of Italy is luscious, and filled with vegetation at the base of the mountains. As you go up the mountains it becomes more rocky and snow begins to form.

LANGUAGE

The language spoken in Italy is Italian. This is the counries main language but they also speak english in some parts.

CULTURE

Italian culture is steeped in the arts, family, architecture, music and food. In the Hobbit all of these things Bilbo is pationate about and expresses it in the book.

WHY IS ITALY MIDDLE EARTH?

If you were reading the Hobbit outside one day and you look around you and you notice that the book is describing exactly where you are, then you are probably sitting in Northern Italy. From the lush plains, to the snowy caps on the Misty Mountains, Italy is Middle Earth. J.R.R Tolkien was most likely recalling what Itlay looked liked to make the setting of the Hobbit, creating this fantastic world of MIdde Earth.

In Conclusion...

Middle Earth is the ideal place to live from the green grasslands, to the roaring white capped misty mountains. Italy is Middle Earth in present day. If Bilbo Baggins where to come out of the book and live in one place in the entire world, it would be Italy.
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