Being naked increases Frodo's vunerability, both physically and mentally. When Sam finds him, he is supposed to be utterly helpless and.
Frodo Baggins: No, Sam. I can't recall the taste of food, nor the sound of water, nor the touch of grass. Instead, I'm naked in the dark. There's nothing. No veil.
I'm naked in the dark. There's Sam: Then let us be rid of it, once and for all. I can't carry tags: frodo, j-r-r-tolkien, return-of-the-king, sam, the-lord-of-the-rings.