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

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Point of View

The Fellowship of The Ring is told from a third person omniscient point of view. In this way, the audience is able to get a full picture of what is going on. The prologue acts as a history, setting up the mythological journey that the readers will travel in the reading. Though the narrator follows Frodo for almost allof the novel, the reader does get an insight into Bilbo in the beginning and the fellowship when Frodo decides to leave to destroy the ring himself.

This point of view is not all inclusive as the audience is not able to see what is happening with the evil characters of the novel, such as with Gollum or Sauron. This works to create mystery and keep readers turning the pages for more.

Setting

The Fellowship of the Ring is set in a fictional realm called Middle-earth...

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