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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth Themes

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Themes

Pride

The theme of pride is one that is repeated over and over again in this collection of stories. It depends on the pride of the hero as to what type of fate he will find. If the character cannot let go of their own pride, then they never reach their full potential. Those characters that can let go of their pride and find humility are the ones that eventually make their way to greatness. If they cannot reach that point then all is lost.

Turin is a great example of this theme. Turin could be a great hero, not only for his people but also for all of Middle Earth. Instead, Turin cannot let go of his pride and admit his faults. Since he cannot overcome this fatal flaw in his character, he repeatedly brings despair to the people that he should be helping. When he returns to...

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