Both Houston Stewart Chamberlain and John Ronald Reul Tolkien were directly influenced by Wilhelm Richard Wagner, so compare, contrast and evaluate their origins and legacies. Chamberlain was from an English family and influenced Germany. Tolkien was from a German family and influenced England. What do you think about their respective levels of importance in their societies? Imagine if the Chamberlains kept to England and the Tolkiens kept to Germany. What type of direction would have come from their works in said alternative circumstances?