The Return of the King

The Return of the King

by

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Elrohir Character Analysis

Elrohir is one of Elrond’s two sons and, along with the Dúnedain Rangers and his brother, Elladan, he rides to battle for Aragorn. He is an Elf of authority, proven by his inclusion in the group called together by Aragorn to advise on the strategy of the march on the Black Gate.
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Elrohir Character Timeline in The Return of the King

The timeline below shows where the character Elrohir appears in The Return of the King. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 5, Chapter 2 
Power, Wisdom, and Mercy Theme Icon
War, Greed, and Nature Theme Icon
Elrohir, who is riding with the Dúnedain, brings a message from his father, Elrond, to Aragorn:... (full context)
Book 5, Chapter 9
Hope vs. Despair Theme Icon
Loyalty, Love, and Sacrifice Theme Icon
...and they descend the levels of the city together to meet Aragorn, Gandalf, Elladan, and Elrohir. Gandalf urges them to consider Denethor’s final words—a prediction of defeat. The Seeing Stone showed... (full context)
Book 6, Chapter 5
Hope vs. Despair Theme Icon
Loyalty, Love, and Sacrifice Theme Icon
...city. Aragorn orders the city be made ready. The Elves arrive, headed by Elladan and Elrohir and joined by others including Galadriel and Elrond. Beside Elrond is Arwen. Frodo exclaims that... (full context)