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The Silmarillion Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Elves - These characters are known as the First Children of Iluvatar.

Sons of Feanor - These characters join their father in swearing an oath that only they will possess a Silmaril.

Men - These characters are the Younger Children of Iluvatar or the Secondborn.

Feanor - This character is so powerful at birth that it causes his mother to die shortly after.

Morgoth - This character is a dark being that is imprisoned in the Timeless Void.

Maeglin - As a child, this character yearns to see Gondolin.

Thingol -...

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This section contains 402 words
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