2010 年 7 巻 1 号 p. 3-14
This paper focuses on color descriptions in The Lord of the Rings. This fantasy fiction is a story of dangerous journey in which Frodo and Sam endeavor to throw away the evil ring into the crater of the mountain. All the time, they fight against enemies under the control of the Dark Lord Sauron. The battles, for Frodo and Sam, include both internal and external conflicts. Tolkien experienced World War I and II, therefore, some of which are reflected in many battles of the story. He tried to picture the tragic wars with the symbolical use of colors and to clarify what evil is.