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Parent is Such a Strong Word

May 15, 2015
By Rivendell BRONZE, Olathe, Kansas
Rivendell BRONZE, Olathe, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
How can I chose one? *sigh* If I must...
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." -Brought to you by none other than Ferris Bueller


Inspired by both the novels "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings", this short story takes place 50 years after the Hobbit. According to the author, J.R.R. Tolkien, a variety of things happen, which lead up to Frodo's journey. 

In this novel, Bilbo slowly becomes used to taking care of Frodo, whom he recently adopted. Years before, Frodo's parents had been killed in a boating accident. Afterwards, Bilbo adopts the child. The reason why he did so was not clear for anyone, even Bilbo himself often wondered why he took Frodo in.

Throughout the story, while Frodo grows into the adult he becomes in "The Lord of the Rings", Bilbo too realizes a great deal of courage, affection and the sinisters manipulations of society through tremendous events that both Bilbo and Frodo face together. 

Natasha A.

Parent is Such a Strong Word

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