The Hobbit

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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” (The Hobbit) Words from the epic novel The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien. Those word is how the legend begin. With a simple sentence in a paper class, Professor Tolkien wrote one of the biggest worlds in literature. The author of The Hobbit is the British semi-hobbit John Ronald Reuel Tolkien better known as J. R. R. Tolkien. The story of the novel is about a particular hobbit, Bilbo Baggins which narrate his adventure with the dwarves and Gandalf through the Misty Mountain where a treasure guarded by Smaug the dragon is waiting for them. J. R. R. Tolkien in his work The Hobbit: or There and Back Again demonstrates allusion to The Holy Bible by the concept of good against evil using his mythical characters. The classic British book The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien appeared evidence of the concept good vs. evil. Tolkien used the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to represent ‘good’ and he used Smaug the dragon to represent ‘evil’. “…We are plain quite folk and have no use for adventures.”[Describing the hobbits] (Pg. 7 The Hobbit) in contrast of the brief description of Samug “There was a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm called Smaug… Then he came down the slopes and when he reached the woods they all went up in fire.” (Pg. 27 The Hobbit) Tolkien showed how the hobbits were by nature in contrast with the nature of Smaug as an evil creature. Tolkien used Bilbo and Smaug as an illusion from the Bible, where Bilbo could be an angel trying to be a hero and Smaug could be the demon. Tolkien used is life as a base to create Bilbo Baggins. The life of J.R.R. Tolkien was a journey where he suppurate somber situations as Bilbo and the dwarves in hi... ... middle of paper ... ...(Pg. 24 Master of Middle-Earth) Tolkien used different techniques such as allusion, metaphors or even onomatopoeia to describe, animate and give sound to his story. Also Tolkien gives to the book his personal experiences as well as his personal thoughts. Tolkien used good vs. evil to separate the stories into two teams, the ones that are fighting for justices and the ones that are fighting for greed. Tolkien used the concept “good against evil” to entertain children. In The Hobbit, the main character made a journey in which he realize who he truly was, as Tolkien when he was younger, he did a journey from South Africa to England, he separated the biggest challenges and also he found out who he was. The Hobbit is important with the reason of his great mythology as well as his concept of good against evil , in which good is always win, sometimes in an easy ways and

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