English Essay

Topics: J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins Pages: 3 (1183 words) Published: December 10, 2012
My essay is describing the life of J.R.R Tolkien and what he did before and during the time he was an author. He was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa on January 3, 1892. J.R.R Tolkien stayed in South Africa with his brother and parents. But the weather was very harsh on his mother so she decided she would move to England with him and his brother and their dad would come later. But later J.R.R. Tolkien’s dad died because of a brain hemorrhage so he never ended up meeting up with J.R.R. Tolkien, his brother, and mother. The cause of his father’s death really dropped the family’s income which hurt them financially. But J.R.R. Tolkien and his brother still had a good education because there mom really paid a lot of attention toward making sure they could read, write, and speak English well.

Later J.R.R. Tolkien went off to college and graduated. After going to college he met his soon to be wife Edith Bratt and he had four kids with her. This is where his writing career started with his children who inspired him to write a book called The Father Christmas Letters. This soon led him to make the book The Hobbit in 1937. The book was so successful that he decided to make a sequel called The Lord of The Rings. Which consist of the main Character Bilbo Baggins passing on his house and all his belongings to his apprentice Frodo Baggins. Frodo ends up going on a long journey to destroy an evil ring that in the wrong hands could destroy the whole world.

The book The Hobbit is a very famous book and it is still being sold. The book has brought so much attention towards people like for an example they are going to make the book into a movie. Which many people are looking forward to seeing. But also the making of this movie might attract others to read the book before seeing which will make a lot of money for him. So all in all you can see how this book is very famous and what J.R.R. Tolkien had to go through to end up making this book and its sequel. He must have worked...
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