The Fellowship of the Ring is a novel by J. R. R. Tolkien that was first published in 1954. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Frodo Baggins, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in The Fellowship of the Ring and in-depth analyses of Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, Gandalf the Grey, and Aragorn.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Fellowship of the Ring, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the book by reading these key quotes.

Quick Quizzes

Test your knowledge of The Fellowship of the Ring with quizzes about every section, major characters, themes, symbols, and more.


Get ready to ace your The Fellowship of the Ring paper with our suggested essay topics, helpful essays about historical and literary context, a sample A+ student essay, and more.

Further Study

Go further in your study of The Fellowship of the Ring with background information, movie adaptations, and links to the best resources around the web.