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The Lord of the Rings

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1 . Who possesses the ring of power at the start of the trilogy?

2 . Who do the hobbits encounter at the Prancing Pony?

3 . How many members make up the fellowship of the ring?

4 . What is the name of the elf in the fellowship?

5 . What is the name of the dwarf in the fellowship?

6 . When the pass of Caradhras is blocked, where does Frodo say the fellowship should go?

7 . Who is the first member of the fellowship to be separated from the group?

8 . What happens at the end of the first movie?

9 . Who has been following Sam and Frodo?

10 . Who is the king of Rohan?

11 . Where is Saruman’s tower, Orthanc, located?

12 . What animal does Gollum give to Frodo?

13 . Where does Théoden decide to send his people?

14 . What forest creatures do Pippin and Merry come across?

15 . Whom does Aragorn love?

16 . Who shows up to help defend Helm’s Deep at the last moment?

17 . Who is the steward of Gondor?

18 . What is the name of the capital of Gondor?

19 . To whom does Pippin pledge allegiance?

20 . What are Sam and Frodo running out of as they journey to Mount Doom?

21 . What does Elrond offer to Aragorn?

22 . How is the ring destroyed at Mount Doom?

23 . Who finally kills the witch-king?

24 . Who is the first hobbit to get married?

25 . Who departs with the elves at the trilogy’s conclusion?

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More symbols and themes

by KeeganTheAwesome, August 08, 2012

Another theme that appears several times in The Lord of the Rings is the conflict between nature and industry. Tolkien had been raised in the countryside and was very attached to nature, so you could understand his disappointment with his fellow humans when industry and machines began taking over. Because of his childhood home, he made a noticeable connection between evil and metal by making the Shire a rural place and filling Mordor and Isengard (the antagonists) with machines, forges, fire, wheels, and other objects associated with manufac... Read more

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Slight Error

by Wholock903, May 26, 2014

Smeagol was not a Hobbit, he was one of the Fisher Folk, a race that are close to the Hobbits, and they lived in the Shire still, beside the river.

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