of Tolkien’s Lord
of the Rings
Frodo foe; "Lord
of the Rings" baddie; Tolkien monster; Tolkien beast; Middle
Earth marauder; Mythical ogre; “The Hobbit” humanoid;
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wise speak only of what they know ~ J.R.R. Tolkien
J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy writings, Orcs or Orks are a race of
creatures who are used as soldiers and henchmen by both the
greater and lesser villains of The Silmarillion and The Lord of
the Rings — Morgoth, Sauron and Saruman. The Orcs, here
called Goblins, also work independently as the common antagonists
in The Hobbit.
not dim-witted and even crafty, they are portrayed as miserable
beings, hating everyone including themselves and their masters,
whom they serve out of fear. They make no beautiful things, but
rather design cunning devices made to hurt and destroy.
his later, post-Lord of the Rings writings (including The
Adventures of Tom Bombadil and many essays published in The
Peoples of Middle-earth), Tolkien preferred the spelling "Ork",
evidently mainly to avoid the form Orcish, which would be
naturally pronounced with the c as /s/ instead of /k/ in
English. Tolkien indeed used the adjective
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