Lord of the Rings

J.R.R. Tolkien

Hook

Will Frodo and Sam accept the quest? Will Gandalf protect Frodo from Sauron? Read more of Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring to find out.

Setting

The setting of this book takes place in a place called the Shire. The Shire is many miles of rolling hills and green grass filled with peaceful tiny people known as hobbits.

Summary

The Shire a place of peace and where there are no economic problems. Until one day when bilbo leaves on his 111 birthday leaving the One Ring behind for Frodo. Yet Frodo does not know that this is the evil ring of legend until Gandalf arrives. Gandalf explains to Frodo about the One Ring and sends him on a quest to destroy the ring with Sam Wise Gamgee his gardener, and then his cousins Marry and Pippin. Yet they do not know the dangers the dangers they will face ahead of them.

Final Reflection

Q: Describe three things you learned from reading this book.

A: Don't always trust your friends, do what you think s right, follow the paths that will lead you in the right direction.


Q: What was the best part of the novel I your opinion?

A: I thought that the best part of this novel is when Frodo, Sam, Marry, and Pippin were running from the black riders and had to jump on a little wooden plank which they called a ferry and they got away because the black riders had to go 20 miles around in either direction until the next crossing.

About the Author

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien- J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. J.R.R. went on to get his first-class degree at Exeter College, specializing in Anglo-Saxon and Germanic languages and classic literature. He also enlisted as a lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers and served in World War I, making sure to continue his writing as well. He married Edith Bratt in 1916. Tolkien joined the faculty of the University of Leeds in 1920 and a few years later became a professor at Oxford University. Then later on he developed the Lord of the Rings series Tolkien released part one of the series,The Fellowship of the Ring, in 1954;The Two Towers and The Return of the King in 1955, finishing the trilogy. http://www.biography.com/people/jrr-tolkien-9508428 http://www.biographyonline.net/writers/images/jrr-tolkien.jpeg
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - Official Trailer [2001]