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The Hobbit

The Racial Divide in The Hobbit In The Hobbit J.R.R Tolkien is criticized at times for his racist and race-based elements that he uses in this historic novel. Tolkien uses the characters in The Hobbit and symbolism of the good versus evil to depict that racism in society is destructive. Tolkien was known for his legendarium, which is Tolkien’s imagined world of Arda. Tolkien, throughout the story, references topics related to racism, such as superiority and bloodlines. While Tolkien thought that...

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Summer Reading Essay The Hobbit: A Discussion on Setting In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, readers are introduced to an imaginary world of dwarves, elves, hobbits and wizards who battle dragons, orcs, and other dark entities. There are two kinds of settings that Tolkien expresses in his masterpiece: the physical setting of Middle Earth that changes as the travellers trek from one region to the next, and the interior setting happening in the protagonist Bilbo Baggins’s mind as he ventures out...

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Keep The Hobbit in School “Fantasy is escapist and that is glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don’t we consider it his duty to escape? If we value the freedom of mind and soul if we’re partisans of liberty, then it’s our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!” This quote is by J.R.R. Tolkien, the author and creator of the middle-earth themed novel, the Hobbit. Tolkien explains the innocence of fantasy fiction novels. The Hobbit wasn’t written as a way to...

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The Hobbit.

Sophie Bledsoe Mrs. Whitlock English IV 25 February 2013 The Hobbit: Symbolism, Themes, and Character Development In fairy tales, the battle between good and evil is evident. Fairy tales are known to have morals. Narnia is an example of a classic and popular fantasy series with morals and symbolism. Like Narnia, The Hobbit has symbolism. The Hobbit's symbolism is more subtle, but when looking it's not difficult to find. There are morals in the story that follow christian values...

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Personal Reading Response The novel “The Hobbit,” written by J.R.R Tolkien is about Bilbo Baggins, a normal Hobbit, who had never asked for an adventure until 13 dwarves and Gandalf The Wizard show up at his doorstep for tea. They want to use Bilbo as a thief for their quest to reclaim the treasure from the fearsome dragon, Smaug. Bilbo reluctantly joins the company of the dwarves as they set off on their journey to cross the Misty Mountains, which is troll and golbin country and the untamed wild...

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In J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins is presented as a hero, however does not posses the stereotypical qualities of this persona. Throughout the novel Bilbo is faced with immense challenges, defying all odds in order to survive. These challenges allow him to gain wisdom and compassion, ultimately helping him achieve status as a hero. However, his clear preference for simple domestic pleasures, over such adventures, is an obvious defiance of a classic hero. In addition, it is made apparent...

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien The main character is Bilbo Baggins. He is a small little hobbit. He really likes adventures, but doesn't like to show that he does. He is a quite person. He likes to have his privacy. Now Gandalf the big gray wizard is very tall and is The Hobbit is a book that shows that even the most unlikely person, or hobbit can turn out to be a real hero. In the book, Bilbo gets caught up in an adventure that will later change his life. In the beginning Bilbo Baggins ran...

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The Hobbit Essay

The Hobbit: Movies Are Better Than The Book Over time, it has become more and more desirable for movie makers to create movies from globally popular novels. JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit is no exception. In 2012, the world had the opportunity to watch the story of Bilbo Baggins unfold on the big screen with the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. In 2013, the story continued with the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug. Since the release of these two additions to the Lord Of The...

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The Hobbit Review

Alexandria Coates 4th Period Honors English 10 September 25, 2012 Adventures of a Hobbit: Understanding how and why Bilbo changes throughout The Hobbit. In The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins goes on many adventures and learns many new things. Bilbo fights Trolls, Goblins, Wargs, dragons, and a creature named Gollum. In J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit Bilbo has to learn how to figure a way out of challenges, Bilbo goes through many hardships in order for him to transform into a hero, how desirable journeying...

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Hobbit Essay

In ‘The Hobbit’, the classic novel by J. R. R. Tolkien, Bilbo Baggins appears to be a timid and little hobbit with an extremely unambitious lifestyle in his town, The Shire. This is until a wise wizard; named Gandalf, and a company of ambitious dwarves, show up on the doorstep of his hobbit-hole. They whisk poor Bilbo on a journey that develops Bilbo’s qualities as he becomes wiser and more courageous. This essay will demonstrate those changes, as well as what occurred along the journey to make these...

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Themes of Hobbit

‘The Hobbit’ Essay By Abhi Menon Essay Question: Write an essay in which you show how, through the use of evidence from the novel, a major character is used to bring across a theme and shape your response to it. By definition, a hero is a person of great strength, valor and swordsmanship who fights evil even in the face of insurmountable odds to defend the lives of the innocent, and those who cannot protect themselves. In J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy tale ‘The Hobbit’, highlights the heroic...

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Reflection on the Hobbit .

someone doesn’t seem like they are capable to complete something or act a certain way there is always hope or room for someone to grow. I say that this is a big part of the final part of the book is because Bilbo changes so much and grows so much as a hobbit then you would have expected him to. Another big thing that I took from the book is that if you were working together and not scared to ask for help from anyone you meet you will be able to reach the goal you were working towards or whatever you are...

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Outline of the Hobbit

Outline I. Christian symbolism has always been a way for a writer to express his religious belief in his writings. A. Catholicism was very influential in Tolkien’s time period and in writing the Hobbit brought many of his biblical perspectives to light. B.  Tolkien’s The Hobbit, through Bilbo’s adventure, symbolically shows the life of Jesus Christ. 1. Thorin travels with 12 dwarves just as Jesus travels with 12 disciples. 2. Gandalf can be seen as an angel or...

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The Hobbit as a Fantasy Novel

The Hobbit is a fantasy novel about a peaceful hobbit that accompanies a wizard and several dwarves on a journey to steal the great treasures of the dragon Smaug and I believe it demonstrates or uses the features of the fantasy genre. The features of any genre are like a skeleton for the story of that particular genre. Different genres have different features such as different settings, characters, plot, themes and values. Features are like a list of criteria that is used to assess whether the novel...

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Hobbit Essay

The Hobbit 5 paragraph essay “Soon the goblins had a ring of smoke and flame all round the dwarves, a ring which they kept from spreading outwards; but it closed slowly until the running fire was licking the fuel piled under the trees. Smoke was in Bilbo’s eyes, he could feel the heat of the flames( even though he was so high up in the trees); and through the reek he could see the goblins dancing round and round in a circle like people round a midsummer bonfire. Outside the ring of dancing warriors...

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The Hobbit Book Review

 The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R Tolkien in the between the years of 1929 and 1936. The Hobbit tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, and his adventures with Gandalf the Gray and a group of Dwarves. The book was released 21. September 1937. This is a story about Bilbo Baggins, who started out as a very cautious little hobbit from a very nice place called the shire; He never did nor even think of doing anything unexpected or go on some crazy adventures. Bilbo just wanted to be at...

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The Hobbit, Conventions and Recurring Elements.

In J.R.R Tolkien’s award-winning 1937 novel The Hobbit, it is extremely evident that there are a multitude of elements that support the conventions of the fantasy genre. Most recurring themes, events and characters support the fantasy genre. There is a continuous quest all throughout the novel to retrieve supposed stolen gold from the dragon Smaug, there are animals, certain races and characters that could not exist in reality, and there is magic, all of which are classic elements of the fantasy...

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The Hobbit: Character Analysis of Bilbo

ever had to make a change in your life and been scared about what might happen? I have gone through such a change in mine and so has a character called Bilbo. In The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien the main character, Bilbo Baggins, a simple hobbit who goes on an adventure that changed his life. Bilbo lives a simple life. He is a hobbit which Tolkien says “are inclined to be fat in the stomach, they dress in bright colors, wear no shoes because their feet grow natural leathery soles and thick warm...

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Throughout The Hobbit there are several different themes. The main theme in The Hobbit is to “always face your fears”. Bilbo faces his fears many times during the adventure. That is the main theme because Bilbo and other hobbits are known to not like adventures, or do anything unusual. In the beginning, Bilbo was afraid to even go on the adventure, but by going on the adventure he faced many of his fears. He thinks about not doing many things during the adventure, but yet he faces his fears by doing...

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The Hobbit Vs. The Alchemist

under the role? Or to listen to something other than voices that’ll help you find treasure? Well J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”, represents a heroic theme while Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”, portrays the theme of listening to the centriole of Person Legends. However, both novels share the similar theme of perseverance. In the Hobbit, Tolkien portrays the main character, the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, as a hero as he faces difficult obstacles throughout his extravagant journey. For example, Tolkien writes...

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The Hobbit Novel Review

I enjoyed the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. I believe that this novel presents important themes that are relevant in today’s society, just as much as they make up an entertaining plot. Themes such as Heroism, Race and Lineage, Good vs. Evil, Loyalty and Home are discussed in novels written in recent times. They give the reader a strong sense of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ in the plot. This allows the audience to distinguish between good and evil. Tolkien uses an enormous vocabulary of words that are...

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Portrayal of Race in the Hobbit

HOW IS RACE PORTRAYED IN THE HOBBIT BY J.R.R. TOLKIEN? J.R.R. Tolkien began writing The Hobbit in 1930 and it was published in 1937. In 1930s Europe, the political climate was turbulent. The Great Depression of the 1930s crippled the world’s economy. The rise of anti-Semitism in the 1930s emphasized its hatred of the Jews as a race and not only the Jewish religion. There were frequent pogroms of Jewish people occurring in Eastern Europe and the rise of Nazism in Germany led to the mass extermination...

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The Hobbit was originally published in September of 1937. When the book was first published, as a children’s novel, hopes for the book were not very high. The first print was only 1500 copies however, the novel has sold 100 million since. It brings up a very important question, what is the underlying reason the story has endured over generations of readers? Some people would argue it is the quest, or the journey. Other people argue that the idea of overcoming obstacles, loyalty, friendship, and courage...

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I will be talking about Gandalf’s role in the story and how he is like a father figure to Bilbo. The Hobbit was wrote by J. R. R. Tolkien. We first see Gandalf at the beginning of the story when he meets Bilbo at his hobbit hole. The first impression the story gives us about Gandalf is he is wise and every time he visits he tells adventourus stories. Gandalf is a old wise wizard, who isn’t interested in the gold the dwarves were looking for but to push Bilbo into a new life style. Gandalf’s role...

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Lamar Booker Hobbit 1. The difference and similarities among leadership, leader, and leading are that leadership is a function, which can be fulfilled by a person but also shared by a group. In the movie, The Hobbit, Thorin showed examples of leadership. Thorin exerted his leadership by fighting the pale orc that beheaded his father in battle. As the dwarf army retreated after seeing the king die, Thorin stayed and fought cutting off the hand of the orc. This showed leadership by stepping up in...

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Dark and Light Imagery Within the Hobbit

The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien is said to be one of the greatest children's novels of all time. The novel, due to its use of such characters as goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others is in tradition, a fairy tale. The tale centers on a small hobbit by the name of Bilbo Baggins. It follows the journey of a band of dwarves, a wizard named Gandalf, and their robber, Bilbo on their way to retrieving treasure that had long been taken away from them. The hobbit traveled all over Middle-Earth, beginning...

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questions into the beginning of the course, so students should bring their book and responses to class when they begin in August. Furthermore, students should expect some form of assessment on the book—test or essay—during the first week of class. The Hobbit There is a word doc. and printed copy of the study guide on the 7th grade website** under Language Arts tab, in the front office or in Mrs. Jorgenson’s room 402. The study guide will be due on the first day of school. We will briefly go over...

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The Hobbit Book Report

This summer I read the book, “The Hobbit”, by J.R.R. Tolkien. It was a really interesting book with ups and downs just like any other. It was an adventure about a little hobbit named Bilbo who slowly discovers how brave and courageous he is. He is accompanied by 13 dwarves and occasionally a wizard named Gandalf. Together they face Goblins, Trolls, giant Spiders, Elves and even a dragon. There were things that I really enjoyed watching lay out and things that I felt brought the story line down. ...

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Thye Hobbit Analitical Essay

Symbolism in The Hobbit As famous German author, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, once said, “Character develops itself in the stream of life” (Goethe 1). Most people do not stay the same over the course of their life. Personal experiences create growth in one’s character. These experiences can create a feeling of triumph or self-confidence which can be enough to change someone over time. This can be applied to reality or fiction. In The Hobbit, character change serves as the vocal point of the novel...

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The Hobbit Final Writing Assignment

Macy Turnbough Period 2 The Hobbit Final Writing Assignment 1. Thesis Statement: Within the pages of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien there is courage, adventure, and a great change of character in Mr. Bilbo Baggins. The Hobbit starts off with the description of what sort of creatures’ hobbits are and the introduction of Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo is just like any other regular hobbit; he enjoys food, doesn’t like adventure, and right at the beginning says, “We are plain quiet...

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The Hobbit; Bilbo Baggins

people who unselfishly help people live their lives in a peaceful manner. Many children wish they could become heroes, such as Bilbo Baggins. In The Hobbit, J.R.R Tolkien explores how Bilbo Baggins matures and ultimately becomes a hero. A hero, as stated before, selflessly thinks about others’ well beings before his or her own. Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit who was enlisted to help the dwarves retrieve Thorin’s family treasure, does the same thing when he decides to take matters into his own hands, and...

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The hobbit What does the novel's bravest character suggest about the nature of bravery ? Bravery means courageous behavior or character. In the novel, “The Hobbit” by J. R. R. Tolkien, Bilbo is by far the most important and bravest character. However, Bilbo is not portrayed as a brave hero in the beginning. Rather, he is a timid, comfortable, and complacent homebody like all the other hobbits. As Thorin’s group progresses in its quest for the treasure under the mountain, Bilbo also embarks...

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The Hobbit: Conflict Essay

Conflict Essay In The Hobbit the conflict is Good vs. Evil. The Characters are constantly battling evil. The conflict is highlighted in the episodes where Gandalf, the dwarves, and Bilbo fight against the many terrors of Middle Earth. Through fights with goblins, trolls, wargs and the Battle of Five Armies, it is seen that good always prevails over evil. The first encounter is with trolls. The first evil that Bilbo and the dwarves come across is the trolls. Tolkien sets the reader up by saying...

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could dry their clothes on and they want to see if there is more food for them to eat. They all were miserable because they were wet and cold from the rain, they were hungry because they had little food and they hadn’t started a fire yet. 6. A hobbits natural trait of moving quickly and quietly would be great value to a burglar. 7. When Bilbo showed up the trolls were arguing about how they haven’t had a satisfying meal in a long time, just mutton every day, since William convinced them to...

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How Bilbo in the hobbit influences the story

 How Bilbo Influences The Story In the book, “The Hobbit”, by J.R.R. Tolkien, there are many ways the author shows how the character, Bilbo, influences the story. Bilbo is very clever and intelligent. He always saves the dwarves from trouble. His risk-taking personality helped him become one of the most important characters in the story. Bilbo’s intelligence shows in Chapter 5 when he wins the battle between him and Gollum. Bilbo’s intelligence helped him win the battle and it...

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How the Shoot of the Hobbit Has Affected the Nz Economy

The adaptation of the 1937 novel The Hobbit by JR Tolkien, relate the story of Bilbo Baggins during his trip with a company of 13 dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. The movie is definitely filming in New Zealand after some difficult negotiation between Warner bros and the New Zealand government,. The government of New Zealand offer Warner Brothers lobbying campain, which will be detailed later, to film “The Hobbit” in New Zealand. So the question that can be ask is what will...

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Thorin Oakenshield Character Analysis in The Hobbit

he should go into the secret passage first, and at the same time shirking the riskiest activities, forcing the small hobbit to face them instead. Thorin is too arrogant to admit that he is afraid to be harmed by anything in the secret passage, as he says here: “Now it is time for our esteemed Mr. Baggins, who has proved himself a good companion on our long road, and a hobbit full of courage and resource for exceeding the usual allowance - now is the time for him to perform the service for...

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The Hobbit Informative Essay Assignment

The Hobbit Informative Essay Assignment The Assignment: What does it mean to be a hero? J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is a classic text that explore the idea of heroism, and your assignment is to write an informative essay that explains how Bilbo Baggins becomes a hero. Successful essays should 1) identify three of Bilbo’s heroic character traits, 2) explain how these traits are developed in Bilbo through the situations he faces and the ways in which he interacts with other characters, and 3)...

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Literary criticism of the literary elements in "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

who are easily overlooked, but manage to have great and successful journeys. Such is the case in Bilbo Baggins from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. Mr. Baggins is a simple hobbit that is swept away into a dangerous but exciting journey. In the trip, he becomes a heroic symbol of the common man or child making a name for himself. In the children's classic, The Hobbit, Tolkien uses an unusual point of view, fantasy world setting, archetypal characters and symbols, and vivid characterization to show to...

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The Hobbit Study Questions

The Hobbit Study Questions Top of Form Scroll through the page to review your answers. The correct answer is highlighted in  green.  Your incorrect answers (if any) are highlighted in  red.  If you'd like to take the test over again, click the reset button at the end of the test. 1. What is the name of Bilbo’s hillside home? (A) Bag End (B) Crookhollow Bend (C) Brandywine End (D) Lothlorien 2. What happens to trolls when they are exposed to daylight? (A) They explode. (B) Their strength...

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The Hobbit - the Motivation of Lust

Anyone who had something of great value stolen from him would try to get it back. Even if that person had to go to high risks to reclaim what was theirs. In the book The Hobbit, a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, a wizard named Gandalf, and thirteen dwarves have to get back their lost treasure that a character named Smaug stole. To reclaim their treasure they have to travel a long distance to the Lonely Mountain where Smaug is hiding . Throughout their journey they encounter many life-hindering experiences...

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The Hobbit Summary Chapters 6-10

Fleeing from the goblins, Bilbo looks back and realizes that he has made it to the other side of the Misty Mountains. Walking along, he stumbles upon Gandalf and the dwarves, who have just been wondering whether they should leave without him. The hobbit slips off the ring and surprises them and then explains how he made his way out of the mountain. However, he refrains from mentioning his discovery of the magic ring and the role it played in his escape from Gollum and the goblins. Gandalf implores...

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The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien (chapter 13)

The Hobbit – Chapter 13: Not at home Situation of the excerpt After Bilbo’s discovered Smaug’s weak spot and the group is trapped inside the secret passage in the mountain. Before Smaug attacks lake town and before his death. What happens in this excerpt: The dwarves and Bilbo wait in silence after Smaug’s attack. They are trapped inside the mountain and there is no way out. The door they came in from can’t be used. The dwarves despair, but Bilbo proposes that they all go down the tunnel...

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The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien: Analysis

 The Hobbit Critical Essay A novel that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed in English this year is “THE HOBBIT” by J.R.R.Tolkien, which is part of the widely known fantasy genre. The plot of the book is about a young hobbit by the name of Bilbo Baggins who is visited by a band of dwarves lead by the great Thorin Oakenshield and a grand wizard called Gandalf who are looking for someone to share an adventure with and reclaim the dwarven kingdom from the mighty dragon Smaug. At the beginning of the adventure...

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Compare and Contrast Essay Between Beowulf and the Hobbit

in any writer in that genre that used to be called fantasy before the coming of Tolkien. These peoples and creatures entered the common imagination from the forgotten north of the world through the pen of JRR Tolkien. Turning for a moment to the Hobbit, we see the dragon Smaug circled on gold in his buried hold in much the same manner as the dragon of Beowulf. Both are stirred to outrage by the theft of a trifle from their greed-gathered horde, a gold cup. Both rise up in flame and wrath to burn...

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Hobbit Overview

Bilbo Baggins lives a quiet, peaceful life in his comfortable hole at Bag End. Bilbo lives in a hole because he is a hobbit—one of a race of small, plump people about half the size of humans, with furry toes and a great love of good food and drink. Bilbo is quite content at Bag End, near the bustling hobbit village of Hobbiton, but one day his comfort is shattered by the arrival of the old wizard Gandalf, who persuades Bilbo to set out on an adventure with a group of thirteen militant dwarves. The...

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Hobbit Essay

Life has its challenges, and savior figures are here to make those challenges easier. In The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien puts in savior figures to show that if one is lucky enough to get saved, they must learn from their experiences and be prepared to help others. Gandalf, Elrond, and Bard are all savior figures because, among other attributes, they are compassionate, courageous, and wise and because of them, Bilbo becomes faithful and unselfish. Gandalf, Elrond, and Bard are savior figures because...

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Th Hobbit

Amos 1 Alexandra Amos English 1 Mrs. Crosby 9 January 2013 The Hobbit In The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien there is this Hobbit names Bilbo Baggins whose life has changed forever when he stumbles upon a wizard named Gandalf and a bunch of dwarves. In this book Bilbo has a set way of doing things eats breakfast twice a day and has a routine. One adventure changed his life forever when he got offered to be a burglar for the dwarves at the lonely mountain. He had to endure a treacherous journey...

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Luck in the hobbit

 “Luck” in the hobbit Luck plays a huge role in this novel because without luck Bilbo wouldn’t have survived many of the situations he got into. In my opinion, I think that Bilbo’s greatest weapon is luck and it proves very useful throughout his journey but it was not always good luck. Many of the situations that Bilbo and his friends got into would not have happened had it have not been for bad luck The first incident that I think was really impacted by luck, which in this case happened to be...

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Hobbit Essay

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is set in a fantasy world that has differences, as well as similarities, to our own world. The author has created the novel's world, Middle Earth, not only by using imagination, but by also adding details from the modern world. Realistic elements in the book enable readers to relate to the setting, yet have the ability to "imagine" exciting events and organisms not found on Earth.<br><br>The majority of differences between Middle Earth and today's world are found in objects...

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How is the Bilbo Baggins at the end of the novel different from the Bilbo Baggins in Chapter 1 in 'The Hobbit' by T.R. Tolkien?

Everyone changes, especially in a different environment with different people. Bilbo Baggins is a good example. He changed from a timid, predictable hobbit to a clever, decisive, brave, loyal, responsible hobbit; he also gained a lot of confidence. His first change was when "something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go see The Great Mountains." It was then when he realized he wanted an adventure; he really did wanted to go see the mountains, but then 'he shuddered; and very quickly...

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Wealth in The Hobbit

 It seems that greed never allows you to think you have enough, and in the case of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien it demonstrates how corruptive it can truly be. From the surface one may not think of a half sized person as the usual hero. However, by looking into the personalities of the characters from The Hobbit it is obvious that heroes come in many different shapes and sizes. By comparing the various cases of greed and selflessness exhibited by Smaug, Thorin, and Bilbo, it becomes apparent...

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Hobbit Answers

The Hobbit Questions Chapters 1-3 1. The first three chapters reveal Bilbo’s “ordinary world”, how he is comfortable and relaxed with his same old life, then the “call to adventure”, when Gandalf shows up and asks Bilbo for his help and Bilbo’s “refusal of the call”, and “meeting with the mentor” was when all the dwarves and Gandalf took over Bilbo’s house, then the morning after the “crossing the first threshold” is revealed when Bilbo leaves his house and town accompanying the dwarves into...

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Hobbit Symbolism

"The Hobbit" By Arthur Chen In The Hobbit, names are more than just coincidences or appellations - they are symbolic of characteristics embodied by the characters to whom they belong. Not only do their names portray their characteristic, but their actions do as well. Some characters supporting this idea are Gandalf and Gollum. Gandalf literally means " wand-elf." A "wand-elf" is an elf who is using a magical device to enhance his magical powers, bringing him to a higher echelon. Therefore...

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The Hobbit Persuasive Essay

Persuasive Essay The Hobbit Book Report The Hobbit was one of the best stories I have read. Therefore, I think it should stay in the current high school curriculum. This story of adventure is about a benign, ignorant creature called a hobbit. This hobbit’s name is Bilbo Baggins. One day, Bilbo gets an unexpected party in his hobbit- hole from twelve dwarves and the wizard, Gandalf the Gray. He is then recruited to be their burglar on their way to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim...

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The Hobbit, Chapter 1

The hobbit Chapter 1 Pre-reading: The map: Weird signs/symbols - runes Unclear landscape symbols - mountain/landscape. Lack of details. Arrows around the map Magic creatures Visualization of the story -> how far, landscape, important stuff Simplicity: Runes -> message. Authencity -> real Follows the story - Sets up the reader Sets up the quest - gives the idea of the quest. While reading: Including the reader. Setting up the whole hobbit thing. Draws you into the world. The...

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Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien

In the Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien uses stereotypes as a way to portray the different races in his book. He starts the story off with the line “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”(page 1), Hobbits are presented by Tolkien as small creatures who are similar to humans but roughly half their size of a regular human. This quote states that hobbits all live in a fancy hole in the ground and thats stereotyping hobbits. The hobbits are also stereotyped to have two diners, love good food, have hair...

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the hero with a thousands faces

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the Hero’s Journey The hero’s journey that Campbell said in The Hero with a Thousand Faces is a basic pattern and found in many narratives around the world. The standard pattern of the adventure of the hero is represented in the sequences: Departure-Initiation-Return. This sequences also known as the heroic Monomyth. In the movie, The hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Campbell’s Monymyth is represented by the main character. The story unfolds according to...

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Essay of Evaluation - The Hobbit

Essay of Evaluation - The Hobbit Over 100 million copies of The Hobbit have been sold nationwide, making it one of the most popular high fantasy novels in history. J.R.R. Tolkien does a magnificent job defining the characters and developing the plot, giving his style of writing a distinct feel. With its perilous journeys through Middle Earth, mysterious magic, mythical creatures, and intense battle scenes, this exciting adventure is sure to intrigue any reader. The main character...

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Fairytale

Maram Anabtawi Exam 2 Folklore and Fairytale In The Hobbit, there are major themes of bravery and transformation. The main character goes through a lot of character and personality changes. By the end of the novel the hobbit, also known as Bilbo Baggins, is almost a different person with many new characteristics. Bilbo Baggins starts out as a round bellied little creature who is happy staying at home. Bilbo is half the size of a man and likes comfortable, peaceful life. Bilbo has two family...

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