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The Rings of Power


Melanie Rawls

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Sarah Beach


Examines how Tolkien’s rings of power “evolved until they bear little resemblance to the magic rings” of folk-tales. Using information on the nature of the One Ring and other “statements and clues planted by Tolkien,” speculates on “how the Seven and the Nine acted upon their keepers.”

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