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JULIA DUBE- 72116071) A central theme of this course has been the significance of a numinous landscape and thejourneys that take place through it. Choosing two of the novels studied on the course compareand / or contrast the ways that the authors address the significance of differing kinds oflandscape in their novels.As defined in the course, a numinous landscape is “that which is supernatural within thelandscape and that which is non material, uncanny, within the landscape.” Both Clarke andTolkien use numinous landscapes as a way of marking change on the novel, whetherpsychological or physical, as well as to mark the journey from familiar to unfamiliar. InJonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, the numinous landscapes are introduced progressively, fromthe Land of Faerie, the Northern part of England, The Shadow House, Lost Hope, and towardsthe end of the novel we see the return of a numinous landscape over all of England with thereturn of John Uskglass and the Fairy Roads. In The Hobbit, the numinous landscape is used to