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


See a complete list of the characters in The Two Towers and in-depth analysis of Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, Gandalf the White, Pippin Took, and Gollum.

Literary Devices

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


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Further Study

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