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The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of the Ring

  

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Discussion & Essay Questions

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Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions


  1. Why does Frodo linger so long in the Shire (other than wanting to wait for Gandalf) before setting off on his journey?