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by J.R.R. Tolkien

In terms of Tolkien's literary context, we should look to his twin focuses: philology (the study of languages) and philosophy (moral, rather than political ethics). The Hobbit is a literary exposition of Tolkien's personal grappling with the "big ideas" that have long engaged the great minds of…

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Why is the trolls fighting in chapter 2 an example of slapstick comedy?

In chapter 2 it says the trolls fighting is an example of slapstick comedy. Why is it an example of that

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