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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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What is the purpose of inventing the goblin

Why should the goblin have been invented? What are its purposes or what does it do?

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