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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: The Tower Of Cirith Ungol

(Updated on 16/2/16) Sam is alone in the dark. As he wonders where he is, Tolkien expertly places the reader back in this narrative, identifying with Sam’s feeling of being out of place. The end of “The Choices Of Master … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: The Stairs Of Cirith Ungol

(Updated on 24/11/15) The following three chapters, starting here, form the conclusion of Book Four, an extended finale that sees the tension get ramped up at a gradual level. It begins with Frodo, now being dragged down by the literal … Continue reading

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