J.R.R. Tolkien’s Literary Works: A Review


  • Gokulapriya T Department of English, Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts and Science College for Women, Chinnaya Goundan Valasu, Oddanchathram-624612, Tamilnadu, India. Author




J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Literature Review


This paper examines the literary works, writing style, language and narrative structure of the well-known British writer J.R.R. Tolkien by analyzing the books, journal articles, and research works interrelated to his works. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien is the most incredible fantasy writer, children’s literature writer, philologist and university professor. His famous novels, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, have been adapted into movies, television serials, and animated games. Tolkien’s writings are based on physical, emotional and social issues. These works also maintain the themes like the battles between good and evil, the triumph of humility over pride, graceful actions, friendship, mortal, immortality, pity, mercy, resurrection, salvation, self-sacrifice, free will, justice, authority, healing, and corruption of human-beings towards nature. This review essay helps to clearly understand the concepts of Tolkien and his literary works.