Why is Frodo so nice to Gollum?
Frodo is compassionate towards Gollum because he sees in him a cautionary tale of what could potentially happen to him, too. Sam is distrustful of Gollum because he sees right through him, and he knows from Gollum´s mismatching words and body language that his intentions simply cannot be good.
Why did Frodo trust Gollum over Sam?
Because the movies were being stupid. Because Sam’s trust is by loyalty and free will while gollum’s is by order and dominance. So when they got closer to Mount Doom, Frodo tends to rely on order over loyalty by the influence of the ring.
Why did Frodo not kill Gollum?
But probably most of all, Frodo resists killing Gollum because he pities Gollum… more than that, Frodo has been feeling the burden and lure of the Ring. He therefore has begun to see something of himself in Gollum. That’s probably the big reason, much like the Christian sentiment, “There but for the grace of God go I…”
Does Gollum help Frodo?
Gollum has a split personality. Part of him helps frodo because he knows that an opportunity may come to get the ring back. Then he wants to make sure that sauron doesn’t get the ring back. He can do this by ensuring that frodo is protected.
Does Frodo apologize to Sam?
Sam looks desperately around for Frodo, but cannot find him. He is surprised to see Sam and utterly elated to find that Sam has saved the Ring. Suddenly, Frodo demands that Sam hand over the Ring, calling Sam a thief. Grabbing the Ring, Frodo apologizes to Sam.
How many personalities does Smeagol have?
The presence of two personalities, Gollum and Sméagol, raises the possibility of multiple personality disorder. In this diagnosis one personality is suppressed by the other and the two personalities are always unaware of each other’s existence.
Why did Smeagol become Gollum?
Gollum was a Stoor Hobbit of the River-folk who lived near the Gladden Fields. In The Lord of the Rings it is stated that he was originally known as Sméagol, he was corrupted by the One Ring and later named Gollum after his habit of making “a horrible swallowing noise in his throat”.
How did Frodo lose his finger?
“When we originally shot the scene, Gollum bit off Frodo’s finger and Frodo pushed Gollum off the ledge into the fires below. One version played out exactly as it does in JRR Tolkien’s novel with Gollum dancing after biting Frodo’s finger off and accidentally falling into the lava.
Why does Frodo think Gollum can be saved?
The reason why is because both Bilbo and Frodo were Ring-bearers too, but Sam hadn’t yet been at the time. Frodo has seen what the Ring did to Gollum, and so Frodo must believe that Gollum can be saved because that would mean that himself and Bilbo can also be saved. Here’s the movie dialog (from the Two Towers) for reference:
Why did Gollum fall under the spell of the ring?
Gollum fell under the spell because he was weak natured, lonely and anti-social before the Ring came his way. The power of the Ring heightened these qualities. Frodo felt the affect of the Ring leave him almost immediately once Gollum died. What stayed with him was the poison of the Morgul blade and the effect of war.
Why did Frodo destroy the ring more than Bilbo?
There are several different theories as concerns why the Ring had much more effect on Frodo than on Bilbo, such as: that Sauron’s pull on the Ring was stronger while Frodo was in possession, that Frodo’s intent to destroy the Ring created a greater antagonism with the Ring, and
What does Gandalf say about Gollum in The Hobbit?
When Gandalf tells the story of Sméagol to Frodo and reveals that Sméagol became Gollum (I.2), Gandalf say that “there was something else in it, I think, which you don’t see yet. Even Gollum was not wholly ruined. (…)