Presentation on theme: "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Anthropomorphism is the giving of human characteristics to nonhuman objects or creatures. What examples."— Presentation transcript:
Anthropomorphism is the giving of human characteristics to nonhuman objects or creatures. What examples of anthropomorphism do we see in these chapters?
Symbolism is the practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events, or relationships in which something tangible often represents something intangible. What is Tolkien’s intent for Tom Bombadil? What does Tom symbolize? What about Goldberry?
Examine and evaluate the use of color in Chapter 7. Why do you think Tolkien concentrates so much on color in his descriptions in this chapter? Does Tolkien concentrate on any specific colors?
Point of View First Person – the narrator is a character in the story Second person – the narrator is a person, but not a character in the story itself. Third Person – the narrator is someone outside of the story. Omniscient – all knowing Limited Omniscient – knows some of the characters emotions and thoughts Objective – doesn’t reveal characters thoughts or emotions
What point of views do we see throughout the first book? A jarring shift in point of view takes place in Chapter 11. From what point of view does this chapter begin? How does this affect the story?
Where are we in the story structure? Questions about chapters 6-12? Quotes or passages that you found particularly interesting/moving? Predictions about what will happen in the next section?