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Patrick Schuller
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Welcome
Welcome to The Tolkien Experience! You may be asking yourself, what exactly is this majestic, breathtaking, brain-contorting pure form of effervescence? Well, this is a blog completely inspired by and around J.R.R. Tolkien's world he created known as Middle...

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Comparing Tolkien to Hemingway
Unlike Ernest Hemingway, J.R.R. Tolkien wasn't in a constant state of depression. However, their thoughts on death were very similar. Tolkien once said, "Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be t...

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A linguist first
J.R.R. Tolkien was big into studying languages; how they worked, how they were enunciated, and who spoke them. He was considered a master of language to most. He was fluent in Latin, Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse, Icelandic, and Gothic. Throughout his journeys, he...

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Bagme Bloma (Bagmē Blomā)
As previously mentioned, J.R.R. Tolkien was a linguist. He was known to make up languages for fun and also translate songs or other writings into the two Elvish languages he created. He worked on reconstructing languages such as Medieval Welsh and Lombardic...

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A poet, and you didn't even know it!
In addition to Tolkien's literature, he also wrote poetry which was reflected in some of his writings. This poem is sung by Sam Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings. It stands for a lot more than what it portrays at first glance. The poem first looks like a ramb...

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Who is J.R.R. Tolkien?
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was a literary scholar in the English language. He was a professor at the University of Oxford and is most famous for his writings, The Hobbit, and The Lord of The Rings. J.R.R. Tolkien was born in South Africa on January 3, 1892. ...

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Personal Entry 5 - Where I'm at now
When your dreams and aspirations don't go according to plans, you just get right back up and try again, or try something new. I'm my case, I decided to try something new and follow a new path that I may find myself enjoying just as much as flying high in th...

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Personal Entry 4 - A History of Music
Music has always been an important part of my life. My first encounter with music that I remember was all the way back when I was a child; probably around the age of 4. My grandfather is big into barbershop chorus and would always sing around me, as well as...

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Personal Entry - A Gamer At Heart
If someone asked me: "What defines a gamer?", I would say "Anyone that plays video games honestly". But then there's a gamer at heart. And to me that means someone who devotes a large portion of their life to gaming, almost an unhealthy amount to the point ...

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Personal Entry 2 - A Hidden Talent
A lot of my youth opened my eyes up to the things this world has to offer. This included hobbies and things to do to pass the time. My father is a huge influence for a lot of the things I do in my life, and I thank him for not being a drug addict for that r...
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