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J. R. R. Tolkien Writing Styles in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Style

Point of View

The Fellowship of the Ring is told in 3rd person limited Point of View, with the narrator unidentified and invisible and the tone objective. Frodo is the character whose thoughts, feelings, and experiences are revealed to the reader. The narrator is not in any way intrusive or omniscient and never directs the actions or warns the character of danger. The narrator is simply relaying events as they happen and also reveals some, but not all, of the thoughts and feelings of the main character Frodo Baggins. The actions and thoughts of the other characters are relayed to the reader via the conversations between the characters themselves. The actions of the main characters and the narrative descriptions of them tell the reader what type of person they are. The characters and places are not always accounted by the narrator, sometimes they are described through the eyes of...

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