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the main character
"dropping a clue"
an explanation of the situation that the character is in, and the problem to be solved
the sequence of events of a story
main conflict of a plot
the problem in a story that needs to be solved
major ideas within a story
major themes of LOTR
1.)corrupting influence of power, 2.)choice, 3.)value of the small in the struggle against the mighty, 4.)pity, 5.)loss or sacrifice
the way a writer creates an image or sensation for the reader with vivid details
poetic comparison between two objects using the words "like" or "as"
aphorism (or gnomic expression)
an expression that condenses a wise saying into a few words
a sensation or emotion that an author creates in the reader such as suspense or excitement
a recurring phrase, object, or image in a book that is used to thread the story together to unify the whole
mysteries or puzzles
an element of a story or poem that has a second meaning hidden behind the obvious one
the struggle or tension between opposing forces
types of conflict
1.)man against nature, 2.)man against man, 3.)man against himself, 4.)man against God or fate. Other less common types are 5.)man against society, 6.)man against an outside force such as evil or supernatural forces, 7.)man against the monsters--only seen in fantasy literature.
A birthday present, esp. one whose use has been forgotten
elensila lumenn omentielvo
"A star shines on the hour of our meeting."
The Hobbit
The novel that tells the story of how Bilbo got possession of the Ring
The Silmarillion
a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tolkien in 1977
a healing herb from Numenor, with a sweet and pungent fragrance
representation; when one thing represents something else

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