The Return of the King is a novel by J. R. R. Tolkien that was first published in 1955. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Frodo Baggins, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in The Return of the King and in-depth analysis of Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, Gandalf the White, and Aragorn.

Literary Devices

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


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Further Study

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