J. R. R. Tolkien Writing Styles in The Two Towers

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Point of View

The story is told from the third person omniscient point of view. The narrator is all seeing. The original nine who set out on the quest to destroy the Ring are now split into three groups, so the book follows the three groups as they fulfill their destinies.

Setting

The novel is set in Middle-earth. It is a land inhabited by hobbits, dwarves, elves, wizards, and men. Mordor is the land of the Dark Lord, Gondor is the land of men, Rohan is the land of the Horse-Breeders, and Isengard is the land of Saruman.

Language and Meaning

The language of the book is poetic. Tolkien makes up his own Elven language and uses song and poems to tell part of his story. Because the book is set in another fantastic land, some of the language is difficult. Tolkien makes up his own language to...

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