Some thoughts on why they are similar.
Th Awakening of the Elves
See how everyone throughout Tolkien's stories are related.
Description of the environment in the west.
Tolkien effects you too; Have you notice?
From the annals of Leinster...to the Kings of Ulster, Connaught and Munster...EIRE IS MY LAND!!!
At times, critics of Peter Jackson have been challenged to show how they would do a better job. The following is my attempt to respond to that challenge.
I figured out why J.R.R. Tolkien was such a great man. It was his desire, his zing, that pushed him past the limits of normality.
John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien, the famed author of The Lord of the Rings, was born on January 3, 1892 and died on September 2, 1973. Many experiences in life influenced Tolkien when he wrote this best-selling novel. He lived through both World Wars, wrote many books, and was a professor of Anglo-Saxon, or Old English, at Oxford.
While finishing his Masters degree at Regent College, a school of Theology in Vancouver, B.C., Leif Hansen wrote a paper in which he uses three magical artifacts found within Tolkien's Trilogy (The One Ring, The Palantiri stones, and the Pool of Galadriel) to frame the paper -- which in general explores the nature of technology and how we can best use it.
A detailed comparison between the Mythological gods and the Valor of Tolkien.
There are several striking similarities between the content and characters of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Tolkien's tale The Hobbit.
The wiser characters chose correctly, refusing the Ring, aware of their eventual greed, anger, and corruption. While the weak we subdued and captured by the Ring’s authority and power.