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The Lord of the Rings: An Exploration of the Films & Their Literary Influences

The Lord of the Rings: An Exploration of the Films & Their Literary Influences

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The Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular stories in the modern world. In this course, you will study the movie versions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel and learn about the process of converting literature to film. You will explore fantasy literature as a genre and critique the three Lord of the Rings films.

  • The Lord of the Rings is one of the most well-known books of the past century and has been translated into many languages. Now that it has been made into a trilogy of major motion pictures, the story has gained an even greater following. In this unit, you’ll learn more about the author of the novel and how the book came into being. You’ll explore The Hobbit, which acts as a prequel to The Lord of the Rings. In addition, you’ll explore the background of some of the major races and characters in Middle Earth and how they impacted the story, especially in The Fellowship of the Ring.

    What will you learn in this unit?

    • Discuss the cultural impact of The Lord of the Rings.
    • Report on J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of the book.
    • Discuss the writing of The Hobbit, the prequel to The Lord of the Rings.
    • Give an overview of the basic story of The Hobbit and understand its connection with The Lord of the Rings.
    • Outline the first part of The Fellowship of the Ring.
    • Recount details about the characters in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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