Diagnostic essay - Vanessa Chew Hei Yue SID: 22058818...

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Vanessa Chew Hei Yue SID: 22058818 My favorite book I first read through J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings  as a ten-year-old. In my young mind, this six-volume book was simply a great fantasy tale, of elves and dwarves and hobbits, to be casually read and put aside. How very wrong I was. Though The Lord of the Rings is but a tale in the grander scheme of Tolkien’s legendarium, its narrative covers a multitude of different races, cultures and lands; plots and subplots; and themes. The story’s core plot is simple: Frodo, a hobbit, has a ring. But this ring is no ordinary ring: it is the One Ring of old, belonging to Sauron, an evil spirit. The only way of defeating Sauron is to destroy the Ring, but it can only be melted in the fires that forged it, far south in Sauron’s land, Mordor. Frodo then sets off on his journey, traveling through different lands, meeting many races, and facing many obstacles. The Ring finally gets cast into the fires and Sauron defeated. The huge diversity of sentient beings in the book is one of the main
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