Notes that a central concept of Anglo-Saxon culture is the lord as ring-giver. Sauron, as Lord of the Rings, is a perversion of this concept. Other elements of Lord of the Rings reflect the Anglo-Saxon ethos as well
"Ðe us ðas beagas geaf (He Who Gave Us These Rings): Sauron and the Perversion of Anglo-Saxon Ethos,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 16
, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol16/iss1/2
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