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The Lord of the Rings

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Philipp Kupke

on 13 February 2013

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Transcript of The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings Author
Background information
Book burning
Reasons for banning
Own Opinion Structure John Ronald Reuel Tolkien * 1892 in Southafrica
† 1973 in Bournemouth
Worked on a own mythology
Was a strict Catholic
Professor for english language
Author of ”The Hobbit“ by John Ronald Reul Tolkien Genre: Fantasy
Published in 1954/55
Volume: 3 books
Film adaption: 2001-2003
Success: sold more than 150 million times Background Information Map of Middle-earth The Ring One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them incorporates all power of Sauron
gives invisibility to his bearer
takes mental influence on his bearer The creatures Ainur/Wizards
etc. Main Characters Bilbo Baggins
Hobbit (the little Hobbit)
stole the ring from Gollum

Frodo Baggins
gets the quest to destroy the ring

Sam & Tuk
friends of Frodo Main Characters 2 Aragorn
human who fights with the hobbits
supports the Hobbits in a group with Legolas and Gimmli

midget in a group with Aragorn and Legolas

Elb in a group with Aragorn and Gimmli Main Characters 3 Sauron
ruler of the evil
can be killed by destroying the ring

adjunct of Sauron
controls Ork-armys Summary Book Burning In 2001
In New Mexico
By members of a church Reasons for banning Own Opinion on the Censorship Do not understand the censorship:
Brutality because they fight: understandable
Arguments concerning christianity : not understandable Sources http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/challengedclassics/reasonsbanned
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._R._Tolkien Thank you for your attention! violence and brutality
->Sauron as the Devil
->negation of christian values and norms
witchcraft and black magic
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