Is The Lord Of The Rings Hard To Read?

Why Lord of the Rings should be banned?

According to a National Health Service anti-smoking group in Plymouth, England, children should be banned from watching films like Lord of the Rings because they feature people smoking.

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When J.R.R. Tolkien showed his manuscript to his publishers Unwin and Allen, their first impression was concern over the size and length of the story. On the one hand, Lord of the Rings is a great adventure story, but the book is much more multi-dimensional. …

What grade level is Harry?

middle-gradeBut there are a few age-related guidelines to take into consideration: From a technical standpoint, Harry Potter is categorized as a middle-grade read, which typically encompasses 9–to–12-year-olds.

Has Lord of the Rings sold more than Harry Potter?

In terms of book sales, The Lord of the Rings wins comfortably with around 150 million copies sold, with the top selling HP book ‘Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone’ being 50 million behind at 100 million.

What grade reading level is Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Pt. 1 (Vol 1)Interest LevelReading LevelWord CountGrades 7 – 12Grade 7177227Oct 6, 2020

Who is better Harry Potter or Percy?

It had better villans, more battles, lots of emotions, and better pairings (for me). The stakes of losing the war they’re fighting in is shown in both series. Percy Jackson had better villans (Kronos, the giants, primordial Gaea and Tartarus) while Harry Potter had Voldemort and the Death Eaters.

What grade level is the Hobbit appropriate for?

Parents need to know that, of J.R.R. Tolkien’s many excellent books, The Hobbit is the better choice for tweens. It makes a great read-aloud for kids 8 and up and read-alone for 10 or 11 and up. Kids younger than 8 will probably have a tough time with both the vocabulary and some of the violence.

Is Lord of the Rings an easy read?

No, The Lord of the Rings is not an easy read, and it becomes a little less easy to read with every passing generation. As my answer to What would The Lord of The Rings fans like to say to those who find the books boring and uneventful?

Is reading Lord of the Rings worth it?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is absolutely worth reading, even though they’re very long and a bit monotonous. There’s so much to the story that doesn’t make it into movies, side stories and fascinating tidbits that you miss if you don’t take the plunge.

What is a good age to read Lord of the Rings?

Age 10–11: Tween-friendly entertainment that’s less violent and scary than the LOTR trilogy. Age 12: Expect more action and violence in Tolkien’s books and the adaptations. Age 13 and up: If your teens have read the books and watched the movies, they can probably handle anything in these games.

Is Lord of the Rings better than Harry Potter?

Which is better? That really depends on what you value more in your fantasy novels. Harry Potter has much more rounded and relatable characters and (I would argue) better storytelling than LOTR, but LOTR is way better at world-building and lore. The Harry Potter series does character development beautifully.

Why is Hobbit banned?

The book was banned several times over the years, most notably in 2001 in Alamagordo, New Mexico where a Christian rights group held a book burning. The themes of friendship and striving against adversity were lost among those looking for witchcraft and “satanic themes,” so the book has suffered.

What is the message of Lord of the Rings?

Death and immortality Tolkien stated in his Letters that the core theme of The Lord of the Rings is death and the human desire to escape it: But I should say, if asked, the tale is not really about Power and Dominion: that only sets the wheels going; it is about Death and the desire for deathlessness.

What reading level is Percy Jackson?

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)Interest LevelReading LevelWord CountGrades 5 – 8Grades 3 – 887223Mar 21, 2006

Who is better Gandalf or Dumbledore?

Gandalf is greater than Dumbledore although (or perhaps because) he had less power. He rallied all the free peoples of Middle-Earth to the cause, gave them heart, and sacrificed himself to save his friends and the quest in Moria. He worked tirelessly for centuries.