July 18

Day 199

Basic Reading: 

    The Fellowship of the Ring: Book One, Chapter II: The Shadow of the Past
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Return of the Shadow: XIX. The Third Phase (I): The Journey to Bree, Chapter II: ‘Ancient History’

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why can evil not be easily destroyed?
    2. Was Gandalf right to refuse the Ring when Frodo offered it to him?
    3. Was Sam meant to accompany Frodo, the same way Frodo was meant to have the Ring?