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The Lord of the Rings - Book 6, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6, Chapter 6 Summary

Éomer returns to Minas Tirith in order to carry the body of Théoden back to Rohan. In order to show proper honor to Théoden, Aragorn, all four hobbits, Gandalf, Legolas and Gimli join them for the funeral procession. As well, Arwen, Celeborn, Galadriel, Elrond and his sons, Imrahil, Faramir and many others also join.

Along the way to Rohan, they pass the woods where the Wild Men live and the party hears drums beating in the woods. Aragorn announces that he gives the woods to the Woses and the drums stop. Eventually, the procession arrives in Rohan with Théoden's body. The Rohirrim erect a great burial mound for him and give him a funeral, including a magnificent feast where Éomer gives Éowyn to Faramir so that they might be married.

After much feasting, it is time for the hobbits to leave. Éowyn...

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