Quotes From The Two Towers

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“Real names tell you the story of the things they belong to”. This quote from The Two Towers by Treebeard makes me think of the significance of the members of the fellowship. They came together and formed something out of nothing because of a quest to destroy something so powerful that it could create the eventual destruction and turmoil of Middle-earth. The one ring had to be brought to Mordor to be destroyed once and for all. The nine members of the Fellowship represent the concept coming together as one for one mission. They represent different things entirely and their purpose and their motives vary all throughout. The nine members: Frodo, Sam, Gimli, Merry, Legolas, Gandalf, Boromir, Aragorn and Pippin formed the fellowship by Elrond after the Council of Elrond came about. In this Council, Gandalf and Bilbo Baggins made the origins of the Ring known to the future fellowship. Gandalf recounted his meeting with Saruman and the imprisonment of the wizard Orthanc. Boromir narrated the dream that he and Faramir had that led them to end up in Rivendell. Boromir…show more content…
He initially rejects destroying the ring and he’d rather use it as a defense. He despises the ring because of how much power it has despite appearing to be an object that is so small in size. This probably says that Boromir wants to have this power that’s why he despises it so much. At one point, he even tried to take the Ring from Frodo. Even his strong will wasn’t able to help him overcome the evil of the Ring. Boromir is made a victim of his own arrogance. He thinks that war and violence is the answer to defeating the Dark Lord. It could be inferred that he was unsuccessful in the quest and that he ultimately died because he was the type who wanted to do things his way as proven by his suggestion of using the Ring and his trying to steal the ring. Nonetheless, his intentions are pure but misunderstood by many even after his
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