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Evil Within the World, Depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- Since the dawn of time, mankind has been plagued with the ever existing evils of the world. From the first murder by Cain to the opening of Pandora’s Box, the concept of evil has permeated itself into the societies and cultures of the world throughout time. However, in a world of darkness we stand not alone. For wherever evil dwells, the forces of good are always likewise present to maintain the balance: right. In today’s western world we often take this widely accepted belief for granted. After all, for every super villain there is always a hero, and for every damsel in distress there is always a happy ending, or at least that is what the media would have you believe....   [tags: The Hobbit]

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Analysis Of ' The Hobbit '

- The Hobbit Theme Analysis Empathy is one of the great mysteries of life. Why do people feel empathy. Do others deserve empathy. Is feeling empathy a strength or weakness. These questions may forever go unanswered, or they may not even have an answer. Even if they are answered, they may only be speculation. One author shows his take on the matter with one of his books. In The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien uses Gollum and Thorin to show that people do deserve empathy, no matter how horrible they may be....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins]

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Themes Of The Hobbit '

- Cooper Soulak Mrs. Mucha British Literature May 6, 2015 Themes In The Hobbit Throughout The Hobbit by J.R.R tolkien, themes are portrayed and are necessary for the story line. The three main themes in the novel are the prevalence of greed, how Bilbo changes throughout the story and transforms into a hero and the conflict between good and evil. Greed can change anybody, no matter how heroic or brave they are. In the beginning bilbo is portrayed as quiet hobbit that likes to stay home but that all changes with a knock on the door....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield]

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The Novel ' The Hobbit '

- The idea of identity is central to any fantasy novel as usually the main character’s sense of self changes as the novel progresses, whether from internal conflicts or through the influence of others. The concept of discovering self-identity is evident in the plot of Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary and J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel, The Hobbit. In Madame Bovary, Flaubert tells the tale of a whimsical young woman, Emma and her sense of identity throughout her life. Similarly, in The Hobbit, the quest that Bilbo Baggins embarks on is not only in pursuit of lost treasure, but also for his own identity and maturity that develops while on the quest....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Novel, Gustave Flaubert]

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The Maze Runner Vs. The Hobbit

- The Maze Runner vs. The Hobbit The fantasy genre usually contains a very similar theme. A different world, a quest, and a main hero. The main hero typically goes on a quest to save a race, or the world they are in. This quest reveals traits and qualities of the character that would have never been revealed if he or she did not go on the quest. During this quest the protagonist always has a friend or friends that aid them in completing their quest. Usually without the main hero’s friends he or she would not have been able to complete their quest due to fear, or some sort of obstacle....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Hobbit, Frodo Baggins]

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The Heroic Journey Of ' Hobbit ' By Joseph Campbell

- Luke Skywalker, Bilbo Baggins, Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter; all examples of virtuous heroes in literature, heroes that are recognized and exemplified, heroes that inspire. These heroes have achieved this grand title due to their incredible heroic journeys consisting of many struggles, battles, and sacrifices. As Joseph Campbell states, “The composite hero of the monomyth is a personage of exceptional gifts. Frequently he is honored by his society, frequently unrecognized or disdained. He and/or the world in which he finds himself suffers from a symbolical deficiency” (29-30)....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Hobbit, Smaug]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Hobbit '

- From the Press to the Big Screen Recently, Peter Jackson has transformed the light-hearted novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien into a breathtaking trilogy. Primarily intended for children, the novel which is a mere 288 pages is now three movies that amount to over ten hours of film. Although keeping the same setting and plot of reclaiming the Lonely Mountain from the dragon Smaug, the movies differentiate themselves from the book when it comes to the additions in characters and main events. By adding several extra action scenes and creating an antagonist in Azog, Jackson makes the movie adaptation fit in with an older audience....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- Escape through Wonder “Sometimes we need fantasy to survive reality” (Unknown). Humans as a species have become captivated by stories and subsequently have become the storytelling animal. We look to stories to find meaning to our lives and as a way to understand the reality we face every day, as a means of enjoyment and as an integral part of our existence. Published in 1937, J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit tells the story of an unlikely hero, a hobbit by the name of Bilbo Baggins as he sets out on an adventure with thirteen dwarves to recover a lost treasure guarded by the dragon Smaug....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- Throughout The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, the dwarfs and Bilbo make it through their adventures by the skin of their teeth. Yet the characters never seem to think that there is anything strange about this, to the reader though it seems that Bilbo and the dwarfs have a series of coincidence or a huge amount of luck on their side. It seems that there could be someone or something that is guiding Bilbo and the dwarfs’ course and turning their adventures in their favor. It might matter that Bilbo and the dwarfs adventure succeeds and could have an impact on more people, than just the dwarfs....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings]

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The Hobbit - Original Writing

- A mother and child sat and read a lot of stories, but it all began with The Hobbit. They sat on a wooden bed passed down from generation to generation,the black and gray sheets, and warm cats cuddling between the young child and her mother. The mother had long curly hair and Persian like features give a calm feeling to the child. Her voice was strongly characteristic and emotional. She begins the story softly, then as time went on she got more animated. By the time the story ends, the child has come out of the shared adventure, she embarked on with Bilbo and now wants more....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings]

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R. Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- In J.R.R. Tolkien 's novel The Hobbit, male friendship is a major theme that exists throughout the text. Male individuals form special bonds with one another through loyalty and support. Even in the warlike setting through the whole of the novel, characters who otherwise couldn 't be friends find a common ground and are able to form a friendship and become dependable. In the Fandom, the importance of these male characters retaining their friendships is relevant everywhere in art, fan fiction, and blogs....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins]

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The Tolkien 's ' The Hobbit '

- It 's A Bird... It 's A Plane... Is it Bilbo Baggins. This saying is typically finished with Superman, the tall, handsome, muscular man from Krypton that is always willing to face ultimate danger if it means saving the innocent bystander. Superman is a hero, but can the same be said about Bilbo Baggins, the short, curly-haired, and pudgy hobbit from Hobbit town. Can Bilbo be considered a hero and if so what type of hero is he. It 's clear that Bilbo does not fit into the typical hero mold like Beowulf, Superman or even Thorin Oakenshield; however, in The Hobbit, Bilbo does many different things that could classify him as a hero but, there are many different types of heroes....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings]

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The Hobbit : Battle Of The Five Armies

- This critique is about the film “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”. It is a heavy designed film that definitely had a long research and design process. There is more than one designer in each area of the following; scenery, costume, lighting and sound. Instead of talking about each designer’s accomplishment in the film. I will be talking only about their work. There were so many participants in the creating of the film it would be hard to reference each design element to an artist. The following are the mentioned artist, The Art Directors Simon Bright and Andy Mclaren, Set decoration by Myktya Brazhnyk, Simon Bright, and Ra Vincent, Costume design by Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, and Richard T...   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins]

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The Hobbit By William Tolkien

- In JRR Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, the protagonist, undergoes the five stages of the hero’s journey: departure, initiation, the road of trials, the innermost cave, and return and reintegration into society. When the adventure is all done, Bilbo takes away an important lesson about who he is from his travels. Thus The Hobbit, the novel by JRR Tolkien is an example of a heroic quest for identity, because the protagonist, Bilbo goes through each aspect of the hero’s journey and learns about who he is....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- The novel “The Hobbit”, or “There and back Again”, written by J.R.R. Tolkien tells the tale of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. This story has been adapted into three films, as well, by the filmmaker and screenwriter Peter Jackson. Throughout Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy, he encompassed little of the most important components of the Tolkien’s literary edition. There were many differences between the two adaptations of the story. For instance, Jackson gave major roles to a variety of characters in the movies that never showed up or were only briefly mentioned in the book, characterized Bilbo and the dwarves much differently than in the book, and told the story through the use of a framed narra...   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- It is not uncommon for movies to take some creative license when adapting a novel for a cinematic film. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a story about the antics of a hobbit and his dwarven companions. Peter Jackson, a famous director, took this book and turned it into a three-part movie series. As The Hobbit, is a relatively short book, it is not a stretch to assume Jackson made some changes to the films. After viewing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, it is clear to see the differences between the book and the movie....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- “I have chosen Mr. Baggins and that ought to be enough for all of you. If I say he is a Burglar, a Burglar he is, or will be when the time comes. There is a lot more to him than you guess, and a deal more than he has any idea of himself. You may (possibly) all life to thank me yet” (Tolkien 19). In The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, it’s about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, whom was given an adventure with a company of dwarves by Gandalf the wizard. Without real knowledge of this adventure Bilbo and the Dwarves were sent to kill Smaug which was a magnificent, large, and very dangerous dragon....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings]

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Comparing The Hobbit And Warcraft

- This is an essay where I thematically connect four films, Saving General Yang, No Escape, The Hobbit and Warcraft all together using different film aspects like the characters and their similar situations. This is more for audiences more interested in action/war movies as they are all focused on this genre, in particular my peers and English teacher. The theme I have been studying this year is ‘Overcoming Adversity’. Before studying this theme I thought overcoming adversity was about people overcoming their fears and phobias, but now I know that it is when people overcome their current problems to accomplish a certain goal....   [tags: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo Baggins]

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The Imagery of Nature and Technology in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit

- Forest decline, oil leakages, holes in the ozone layer. Pollution on land and under water, topics like these have dominated the news since the end of the twentieth century. People are becoming more and more aware of the side effects of their desperately wanted progress. From a consider-the-environment reminder at the bottom of every email to a compulsory waste separation: Educational advertising and environmental thinking has started to influence almost all parts of everyday life. Therefore it is not surprising that ecocriticism as a literary discipline has been enjoying great popularity since the late 1980s, starting in the US the criticism smoothed its way to Europe not much later (Curry...   [tags: The Hobbit Essays]

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The Hobbit

- The Hobbit I.     Information about the book a.     The title of my book is “The Hobbit”. The book is about a hobbit and 13 dwarves. This hobbit’s name is Bilbo Baggins, and he lives in Hobbiton. b.     Copyright © 1966; Published by Ballantine Publishing Group. c.     The author of “The Hobbit” is John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in the First World War, he decided to take up an academic career. He studied Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, Pembroke College, and Merton College and retired in 1959....   [tags: Hobbit Book Report Outline Essays]

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Is The Hobbit A Children 's Story?

- Is The Hobbit a Children’s Story. The Hobbit is a treasured and cherished children’s book, but the work is frequently ignored by adults who demote it to the nursery bookshelf and hand it down to younger siblings or store it away for the next generation. J.R.R. Tolkien was so successful at alluring to children through The Hobbit that it has a tendency to stay locked into the genre of children’s stories and sometimes even devoted Tolkien fans abandon it when they mature and so they move on to The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, J. R. R. Tolkien, Smaug]

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The Hobbit : Exploring Bilbo 's Change

- The Hobbit: Exploring Bilbo’s Change in Character The Hobbit written by J.R.R. Tolkien follows a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins as he takes an adventure of a lifetime. Bilbo is content to live a quiet, simple life far from adventure, until the wizard known as Gandalf appears on his doorstep one morning. Very much to Bilbo’s dismay, he is soon swept off on an adventure the likes of which he has only heard stories about. Gandalf, Bilbo, and thirteen dwarves encounter trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and a dragon named Smaug before their journey is finally completed....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Lord Of The Rings ' And ' The Hobbit '

- All games will have a certain type of geography and landscape based on the lore and fantasy they belong too. The story of Lord of the Rings, and the hobbit, takes place in the mystical realm of Middle Earth. This area is inhabited by many beings and creatures, and is not limited to Humans, Elves, Dwarfs, Hobbits, and a wide variety of monsters and beasts as well, just to name a few. Now In Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO), and as it follows the Lord of the Rings universe, for those that have seen the movies, and read the books, you can generate a general idea of what the landscapes are of....   [tags: The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth, The Hobbit]

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The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- The Hobbit is a treasured and cherished children’s book, but the work is frequently ignored by adults who demote it to the nursery bookshelf and hand it down to younger siblings or store it away for the next generation. J.R.R. Tolkien was so successful at alluring to children through The Hobbit that it has a tendency to stay locked into the genre of children’s stories and sometimes even devoted Tolkien fans abandon it when they mature and so they move on to The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, J. R. R. Tolkien, Smaug]

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Dr. R. Tolkien 's The Hobbit

- In The Hobbit written by J. R. R. Tolkien, who allows the outside world to embark on a wild adventure with many characters such as Bilbo and Gollum; and now that brings us to our question. Is everyone really one of a kind. This is a question to be contemplated when comparing and contrasting the two characters; Mr.Bilbo Baggins and Gollum. Even though these two individuals are two completely different species in the circle of life, could these two ever be the same in some way. This question is to be answered when the discussion is geared towards how the two characters have no family, but yet they still both have some somewhat decent social skills for not having any family around to practice...   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins]

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Analyzing Characters in Tolkien's The Hobbit

- Analyzing Characters in Tolkien's The Hobbit The Hobbit (1937) by J.R.R. Tolkien is an exciting novel, an adventure that takes on a whole new meaning. At the start of the novel, Bilbo Baggins, an ordinary hobbit, is doing what the ordinary hobbit does, just staying at home. Hobbits are very comfortable with life and look for no excitement or change whatsoever. When Gandalf shows up on the doorstep of Bilbo Baggins' cave (home), it was a major shock to him. Slowly dwarves show up at his doorstep, after Gandalf leaves, they slowly appear groups at a time....   [tags: Hobbit Essays]

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

- 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 into an old acquaintance, Gandalf, a wizard, who he had met many years earlier at festivals, in which Gandalf made fireworks with his magic....   [tags: Hobbit Tolkien]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Hobbit ' By Quot. R Tolkein

- This memorable beginning to “The Hobbit” by J.R.R Tolkein immediately evokes an image of Bilbo Baggins of Bag End. As an upright middle-aged hobbit, he is settled into the slow pace of his life – until thirteen dwarves fall through his door and change him forever. Through the entire novel he is pushed to his limit until he is forced to change. However, despite how his character develops, he retains his original morals, which help define his life-altering friendship with Thorin Oakenshield, Dwarf Prince and King under the Mountain....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings]

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The Hobbit - Original Representation Of The Hero 's Journey

- In J.R.R. Tolkien 's novel, The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins goes through a classic representation of the Hero’s Journey. Throughout the story, Bilbo transitions from being a complacent, sheltered hobbit, to a more adventurous hobbit. The Hobbit has all three parts of the hero’s journey; The Departure, Initiation and The Return, all of which is interpreted throughout the quest. During The Departure period in The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins lives a respected life with no adventures or anything unexpected like a hobbit should....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings]

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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- Bilbo Baggins, a respectable and unadventurous hobbit, is paid a visit by Gandalf, a wizard, who offers him the chance to go on an adventure. Bilbo, in trying to get rid of the wizard, inadvertently invites him to tea the next evening. The next day, Bilbo is flustered to find that in addition to Gandalf, he seems to have invited thirteen dwarves to tea as well. As he serves the dwarves and Gandalf tea and then supper, Bilbo learns that Gandalf has advertised him to the dwarves as a burglar. The dwarves wish him to help them on their quest to the Lonely Mountain, where they hope to recover treasure from Smaug the dragon, who destroyed their ancestral home under the mountain....   [tags: Tolkien Hobbit]

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A Hero Emerges in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit: Bilbo Baggins

- There is a hero in every story. This is the story of a small man who ends up on a journey and returns changed.. The protagonist of the story, Bilbo Baggins, undergoes a transformation that turns him into the unlikely hero of this story. Undergoing the process of becoming a hero, Bilbo emerges as a hero, more confident and competent than ever before. With each trial and tribulation, Bilbo develops more and more into the hero he becomes, but without losing sight of his true self. The process Bilbo goes through to become a hero is extensively explore in J.R.R....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien, Hobbit, heroes, ]

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Heroism, Magic and Retribution in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

- Heroism, Magic and Retribution in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit  A fantasy is an imaginary world where all things imaginable can be brought to life. J.R.R Tolkien portrayed fantasy through his use of skilled craftsmanship and a vivid imagination, which was presented in each piece of literature he wrote. In Tolkien's two stories The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings we see the theme of fantasy brought to life through three essential elements, heroism, magic and retribution. Heroism is shown through the character's courage and bravery in situations where conflict arises and this enables them to be seen in a new light....   [tags: Rings Hobbit]

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, a Fantasy Epic

- J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, a Fantasy Epic   "Long ago in my grandfather Thror's time our family was driven out of the far North. . . . It had later been discovered by my far ancestor, Thrain the Old, they mined and they tunnelled and they made huger halls and greater workshops-and in addition I believe they found a good deal of gold and a great many jewels too. Anyway, they grew immensley rich and famous, and my grandfather was King under the Mountain again. . . . Undoubtedly that was what brought the dragon....   [tags: Tolkien Hobbit Essays]

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The Unsuspecting Hero of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- The Unsuspecting Hero of The Hobbit Our tendency to romanticize it notwithstanding, childhood is tough. It is not, primarily, the time of nonstop games and fun that we would all like to remember. Childhood is marked by fun and games, to be sure, but it is also marked by a feeling of powerlessness in the face of larger and older adults. These adults are in full control of nearly every aspect of children's lives. From when they go to bed to what they eat, children are allowed to make very few choices of any significance....   [tags: Tolkien Hobbit Essays]

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The Hobbit

- It is likely for one to assume that a classic piece of literature set in a fantasy oriented stage will have no merits to the youths of today. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, however, with its crafty of usage symbolism, displays its relevance to issues that often trouble teens. As the story progresses from a children’s tale to an epic, the main character Bilbo undergoes a series of development, his experiences often overlapping with ordinary people. Reading the Hobbit will provide teens with opportunities of exploring the importance of several common but serious topics....   [tags: Social Applications, Effect on Teens]

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The Battle of the Five Armies in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- The Battle of the Five Armies in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Many great works of literature contain violent scene that contribute more to the story than merely an exciting battle to amuse the reader. J.R.R. Tolkien includes several violent scenes throughout his classic work, “The Hobbit”. The most important of these is “The Battle of the Five Armies,” which takes place at the end of the novel. This destructive scene has many purposes in the story, several of which are that it causes the uniting of the quarreling armies, allows for a final confrontation between good and evil, and draws a suitable conclusion to the hobbit’s tale....   [tags: Tolkien Hobbit Battles Battle Essays]

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The Movie ' The Hobbit '

- The world we live in is consumed by money. It seem like people could never have enough, worry about the amount of money that they have, and sometimes spend it when really do not have it. Money is, without a doubt, a power thing that can control and ruin a person’s life if they let it. In First Timothy 6:10, Paul writes, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.” Now obviously Paul is not saying that money in its self is evil but when someone loves it that is when evil things happen....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Family]

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The Hobbit

- The book I read was titled The Hobbit. J. R. R. Tolkien wrote the book. It was first copyrighted in 1937. It was published by Ballantine Books. The main character in the book is Bilbo Baggins, who is a hobbit. Hobbits are humans a little smaller than dwarves. There are other main characters in the book, too. Gandalf is a powerful wizard who arranges the adventure the book is about. Thirteen dwarves also take part in the adventure. Thorin is the head dwarf who leads the party when Gandalf is away....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien]

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The Hobbit

- The Hobbit is on e of the most interesting books I have ever read. I like it because of the adventure and the and the excitement. In the fantasy world of Middle-earth, Tolkien has created many real life things . Familiar human traits, both good and bad, are found in the actions of the hobbits, elves, dwarves, goblins, wizards, necromancers, dragons, and other more unusual inhabitants of this world. In his essay "On Fairy Stories," Tolkien states that one of the major values of stories about the Perilous Realm of Faerie is that such stories provide opportunities for regaining a clearer perspective on the real world....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien]

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The Hobbit

- The Hobbit In this most appealing book, Bilbo gets caught up in an adventure he never dreamed of, that will later change his life. In the beginning Bilbo Baggins runs into an old acquaintance, Gandalf, a wizard, who he had met many years earlier at festivals, where Gandalf had made fireworks with his magic. Bilbo and Gandalf talked for a while and Bilbo being the kind and polite hobbit he was invited him for tea in his hill the next day. There at about the time Bilbo was expecting Gandalf he heard a knock at the door, but when he opened the door it was in fact not Gandalf but a little dwarf....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Hobbit as an Archetypical Story

- The Hobbit as an Archetypical Story The Hobbit, Written in 1937 by J.R.R. Tolkien, is an episodic adventure of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo’s adventure takes him away from his quiet little hobbit hole in Hobbiton, through countless perils and unfriendly encounters, to the lonely mountain where Smaug, the magnificent dragon, lies sleeping. As a work of literature, The Hobbit expresses Vogler’s twelve stages of the journey in a very orderly and concise manner. These twelve stages create a journey with many levels of character development and personal growth....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Hobbit and The Last Olympian

- The novels, The Hobbit and The Last Olympian obviously have many similarities and differences. The novels have many of the same characters, but also have different plots. In The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins ends up going on an adventure that changes his life. He had never done anything exciting before that day, but he decided to go with the dwarves. He then battled things he didn’t even know existed like trolls. The climax of the story was when the dwarves, giant eagles, and elves defeated the goblins and wargs....   [tags: compare and contrast, essay, novels]

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The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, And The Lord Of The Rings

- J.R.R. Tolkien was an english author well known for writing the classics The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and The Lord of The Rings. This fantasy series of books is one of the most popular in the world. Many film adaptations, spin offs, and even music have been made in dedication to these books. You could even say that they have their own fan base. With such a massive following, and business centered around the works of Tolkien definitely has the potential to become a huge success. I present to you my idea, a restaurant simply named Middle Earth....   [tags: The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth]

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The Boy in Striped Pajamas and The Hobbit

- My teacher has given me and my class many novels to read. But only two got my attention. The Boy in Striped Pajamas and The Hobbit. Not only did the story get my attention but most importantly the characters of these two books. These two characters are Bruno and Bilbo. They are both great to look up to because of their bravery and knowledge. I will be writing about two great characters that can be very alike but at the same time very different it’s a bit complicated. Let’s start comparing these characters let’s start with the younger one Bruno from The Boy in Striped Pajamas....   [tags: bruno, bilbo, dragon´s home]

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Analysis of Tolkien's The Hobbit

- J.R.R. Tolkien starts his world renowned book The Hobbit with, “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” (1). This book is a tale of a small hobbit named Bilbo and his ever-memorable journey through the evil world during his time. Living in the Shire, as his homeland is called, it is very calm and pleasant for Bilbo, but once the outer limits of the land are reached Bilbo is in for a great surprise. Needing a burglar on his journey Gandalf the Grey, who is famous for his magic with fire and light, came to ask for Bilbo's assistance....   [tags: literary criticism, literary analysis]

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The Hobbit and Unexpected Journey

- The film landscape that I have chosen to analyze for this research assignment is Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I decided to choose this film landscape to analyze the relationship between place and identity, mainly because the characters have such a strong connection to where they are from. Because of the strong connection it makes it somewhat easier to identify the specific elements and explain them thoroughly. I have made a decision to focus in on a few specific examples of characters, people, and their relation to specific environments....   [tags: film landscape analysis, cinematography]

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The Tolkien 's ' The Hobbit '

- “‘Farewell,’ they cried, ‘Wherever you fare till your eyries receive you at the journey 's end!’ That is the polite thing to say among Eagles. ‘May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks,’ answered Gandalf, who knew the correct reply.” (J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again) For those reading this who are familiar with Lord of the Rings, one has heard the classic “Eagles theory.” This theory states that before Gandalf died, he had planned for the Fellowship to take the Eagles to Mordor, and when he came back as Gandalf the White he had forgotten about it (Covucci “A Thorough Rebuttal to the ‘Why Didn’t the Eagles Just Fly Frodo to Mordor’ LOTR...   [tags: The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth]

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The, The Little Prince, And The Hobbit

- Because I know Evolution is real. The fragment of a sentence just read is irrelevant to the entire literacy narrative. Personally, reading is a challenge. Reading requires the reader to sit and be still for a length of time. Being submerged in a southern American culture, one may find it hard to make such time for reading; because, the yard needs mowed, football to watch, beer to drink, church to attended, wife to please, friends to entertain, quotas to meet, cars to fix, and toilets to break. As the child grows from developmental stages into stages of self-awareness the topic of reading usually arises....   [tags: Book, Paperback, Bookbinding, High school]

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The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien

- The Hobbit is the story about Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in Hobbiton. He enjoys a peaceful life in his elegant house, surrounded by beautiful surroundings. His life is suddenly interrupted when he’s sitting on a bench with his eyes closed, enjoying life. Bilbo opens his eyes and in front of him stands a tall bearded man, dressed in a grey coat and with a stick in his hand. It’s Gandalf who is looking for someone to share an adventure with. Before Bilbo even knows what kind of adventure he is talking about, Gandalf has invited himself to tea....   [tags: story analysis, Lord of the Rings]

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The Hobbit of Flores Island

- The partial remains of a skeleton belonging to a tiny female hominid that lived around 95K to 17Kya, was found in the Liang Bua cave on the island of Flores in Indonesia in 2003. This skeleton has unique traits. It has small body approximately 3’6” in length and an estimated body weight of 66 lbs. The 426 cc brain capacity led scientists to taxa the skeleton to a new species they called Homo floresiensis. Since the initial find, teeth and bones from as many as twelve H. floresiensis remains have been discovered at the Liang Bua cave which is the only known site where H....   [tags: Homo Sapiens with cretinism?]

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The Hobbit: Thematic Analysis

- The Hobbit The Hobbit, written by John R. R. Tolkien, is a fantasy novel published on September 21, 1937. It was written as a prelude to the famous series, The Lord of the Rings, written seventeen years later. The Hobbit introduces the reader to an incredibly immersive fantasy world, that enriches the reader into its epic storyline. The story takes place in a land called Middle-earth, a land filled with enchanting surprises and magical wonders. It was the perfect playground for Tolkien to develop his main character Bilbo Baggins....   [tags: literary analysis, analytical essays]

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Narrative Essays: Hobbit Journal

- Day 2 The Hobbit starts off in a hobbit hole, one inside The Hill. Inside the hole lives Bilbo Baggins, whose story is told in third person omniscient. But as I was saying, Bilbo comes from a line of Bagginses who are respected and are expected to do anything out of the normal, for that they were respected. Then one day Gandalf, the wizard, comes to talk to him about an adventure. Bilbo resists because he is used to this lifestyle but Gandalf thinks otherwise. He leaves a symbol on the door which brings thirteenth dwarves and himself to the hole....   [tags: adventure, dwarves, mountains]

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The Sensible Nature of Bilbo and Hobbits

- One of the recurring themes throughout The Hobbit is Tolkien’s manifestation of morality through his inherently good and evil characters. Although, some characters narrowly balance the line of good and evil through portraying characteristics such as greed, the hobbits represent naturally altruistic and peaceful characters. The protagonist Bilbo’s rational nature and willingness to compromise through his selfless transfer of the Arkenstone to Bard and the Elvenking further highlights Tolkien’s portrayal of a simple and sensible twentieth century Englishmen in a fantastical setting....   [tags: movie, the hobbit, science fiction]

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The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy And The Hobbit Trilogy

- There are many artists in the world of cinematography, one, Peter Jackson, stands out the most. He brought the world of Middle Earth to life in his films through two series, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy. They are his greatest works. Both were done masterfully, inspired by the famous author J. R. R. Tolkien’s books. The Most recent one, The Hobbit, told the backstory of Bilbo Baggins and the discovery of the ring of power. Yet, The Hobbit, while masterfully done, simply cannot top the incredible way Jackson directed and created The Lord of the Rings trilogy....   [tags: The Lord of the Rings]

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The Hobbit: by J. R. R. Tolkien

- ... Thorin Oakenshield being their leader. Although there are thirteen, they do not arrive as all thirteen. The first being Dwalin, the last being Thorin. This scene was only partially accurate to the book. Yes, the order they arrived was correct, but the manner in which was not. In the book, Thorin arrived with the group that had Gandalf in it. In the movie he arrived alone. Other than that, this was merely a visual version of the scene in the book. In the book, whenever the dwarves, Gandalf and Bilbo went over the map it seemed more in depth than what was portrayed in the movie....   [tags: book and movie comparisson, adaptation]

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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

- The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have been beloved works among many generations of readers since they were first published. The author of these two books, J.R.R. Tolkien is just as interesting a man as many of the characters he created in the world of Middle-Earth. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in Africa to a banker manager and his wife in 1892 and had only one sibling, Hilary, who was less than two years younger (Wikipedia). When he was young both of his parents died (one from rheumatic fever, the other from diabetes) and he and his brother were raised by a Catholic priest in Birmingham (Wikipedia)....   [tags: Literature]

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The Hobbit: Tale of a Thief...Written by a Thief?

- It is said that nothing is original. That the greatest films, songs, shows, writings, performances, and fashions of our time all began as a germ of an idea that originated from some other place - maybe another masterpiece in the same line of work, or perhaps a lesser-known diamond-in-the-rough by an unsuccessful artist. Even the ‘Father’ of Modern Fantasy literature, J.R.R. Tolkien, has been subjected to critical scrutiny concerning the influences behind his acclaimed novel The Hobbit. Certainly his stories have done their own share of influencing, ultimately spawning a number of films, video games, and even stage adaptations....   [tags: Authors]

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The Hero’s Journey in the Film: The Hobbit

- Heroes are present in many of the films produced today and these heroes generally follow both Campbell’s “Hero’s journey” and “Heroic Archetypes”. Some of Campbell’s tenets for a hero are that he must be called to a quest, he will face trials and tribulations, face temptation, complete a task, and eventually return home. The hero must also fit an archetype and its quest, fear, dragon, task, and virtue. Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in fact one of the aforementioned heroes....   [tags: cinematography, film analysis]

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Revenge in Tolkien's The Hobbit: A Perilous Path

- The morality of revenge is often difficult to evaluate, and the struggle to determine whether it is the path to justice or evil subtlety permeates through J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. In the novel, the morality of vengeance does not fall into the clearly set lines between good and evil. This grey area is a hallmark of Tolkien's background, for his religion and academic studies have conflicting stances on revenge. His faith criticizes revenge and promotes forgiveness, yet he was a scholar of Anglo-Saxon literature which portrays revenge as the noble route to justice....   [tags: literary/biographical analysis]

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The Hobbit Laughed And Patted Her Arm

- The hobbit chuckled and patted her arm. "That spirit will serve you well when in the company of Dwarfs, my dear." He peered up at her shrewdly. "Forgive me for asking, but are you nervous?" Sigrid considered for a moment. They were now high above the core of the Mountain and the amassing din of voices from the gathering masses below echoed up to them. "I am I suppose." She began. "At first I was excited; we 've waited for so long for this day, but now that it 's here..." Sigrid took a deep steadying breath as the straining nerves in her stomach threatened nausea....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, 1995 singles]

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The Plot in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- The Plot in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a captivating tale about unusual creatures, great struggles, a flying dragon, and much, much more. The story comes alive through colorful depictions of characters and details that capture the imagination. The plot of this novel is the dwarves' journey to recapture their homeland. The setting, characters, and trials throughout The Hobbit help to fully shape this overall theme of the novel. Throughout The Hobbit the setting is constantly changing from start to finish....   [tags: Papers]

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The Protagonist’s Quest in The Hobbit and The Last Unicorn

- When you look at various genres of literature, the one binding theme that they all have is the sense of a journey or quest. The protagonist goes through a mental and emotional journey where they rediscover themselves, or an epic quest filled with adventure and high-paced action. Often times, we see both attributes used by the author. The quest is highly significant throughout the story as it creates change in the main character. Through reading both “The Hobbit” by JRR Tolkien and “The Last Unicorn” by Peter S Beagle, I discovered that while both had very different plotlines, the journey that the Unicorn and Bilbo shared were vastly similar in many ways....   [tags: JRR Tolkien, Peter S Beagle]

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolken

- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolken Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit, one of a race of short, timid creatures who live in cozy tunnels and who prefer to keep their lives ordered and predictable. One day, he unexpectedly finds himself playing host to Gandalf the wizard and thirteen dwarves. The dwarves, with Gandalf's help, plan to travel to the Lonely Mountain to recover the treasure that a dragon named Smaug stole from their people long ago. Gandalf has selected Bilbo to be their burglar. The dwarves are not too happy with the wizard's choice, especially when Bilbo faints at the first talk of danger....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- Introduction The book I read and analyzed was “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkein. I shall discuss the plot and character development, setting, author’s style and my opinions about it. Plot Development There are too many characters in the story and so it is hard to follow and know each one of them. (There are many dwarves and it’s confusing.) In the beginning there is an introduction where the author tells a bit about what is a hobbit and the hobbit’s (Bilbo) family. It is not very complicated and the author makes it easy to understand....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- “The Hobbit” Book Report “The Hobbit” was written by J. R. R. Tolkien and secured as a copyright in 1937. The story is about a short, peaceful creature named Bilbo Baggins who, like most hobbits, is about half as tall as a human, but not nearly as loud. Bilbo resides in his comfortable hole where he leads a very easy-going life. He does, however have a side to himself that wants to go out and explore the world and be adventurous. One day a wizard, named Gandalf, comes to Bilbo’s house and discovers that he could use an adventure to make a difference in his life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Don't judge a book by its cover. This famous phrase can very well be applied to the hobbit a small human like creature that goes along with 13 dwarves and a wizard. The wizard, Gandalf, has total faith in the little hobbit knowing full well that when the time comes he will serve the dwarves quite well. He does this with the help of a ring that makes him invisible. He saves the dwarves from evil spiders that wish to eat them. Uses it to help them escape the clutches of elves that would keep them in their clutches for some time....   [tags: Papers]

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Bilbo Baggins' Transformation Depicted in Tolkien's The Hobbit

- Bilbo Baggins changes a lot in the novel The Hobbit. In the beginning he is a small peaceful Hobbit who lives in Hobbiton. He loves to keep things in order, and hates things that are disorganized. “Please be careful,” and “Please don’t trouble. I can manage” (Tolkein, 12). Then one day a wizard by the name of Gandalf comes and gives Bilbo the opportunity to go on an adventure. Bilbo turns his offer down, but the next day thirteen dwarves come to his house. They have meals together and they sleep at Bilbo’s house....   [tags: critical essay, literature analysis]

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- THE HOBBIT BY J.R.R. TOLKIEN The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a story of adventure and danger, and it is a prime example of a romantic plot and fantasy genre. What makes this story such a great example of a romantic plot. One, the unlikely hero, Mr. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit that is dragged on an adventure he doesn’t wish to take. Second, there is a great quest with a reward at its end. Third the great teacher figure, Gandalf is a wizard that helps Bilbo to become the great hero he is destined to be....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mr. Wagamese And Bilbo Baggins

- There are heroes around the world that go on incredible adventures to save people, but all of these heroes go on a different journey to complete their quest. There are heroes that are traditional heroes that everyone knows, like Superman or Batman. There are also other heroes like non-traditional heroes. They aren’t known for being a hero they are just regular people. These people do things that are brave. Examples of these non-traditional heroes are Mr. Wagamese and Bilbo Baggins. They were regular people living regular lives until something happened in their life that compelled them to become heroes....   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Hobbit]

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The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien

- The Hobbit By J.R. Tolkien The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in a hole in a hill. He enjoys a quiet life but it is interrupted by a surprise visit by the wizard Gandalf. Gandalf comes with a company of dwarves led by Thorin. They were searching to recover a lost treasure that was being guarded by a dragon named Smaug, at the Lonely Mountain. Gandalf decided Bilbo would be helpful to the team as a burglar. On the journey, Bilbo and the dwarves encounter all sorts of villains and obstacles....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Frodo, the Greatest Little Hobbit of Them All

- Frodo’s adventure is not one of originality. It follows a cookie-cutter character through its journey to save that which is dear to him. In the case of Frodo he must protect the shire from devastation, and potentially all of Middle-Earth, by throwing the ring back into the fires of Mordor. This quest takes Frodo through a series of plot elements that famous Greek heroes have followed, his mission to rid Middle-Earth of ominous forces. Frodo’s birth wasn’t particularly odd, as most Greek heroes. He wasn’t parts divine, nor was he blessed in any way....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- The Hobbit The story starts out telling you about hobbits and stuff that you think you should know before reading the book. Then it talks about the main start Bilbo Baggins just sitting on his porch smoking a pipe about as long as he is. When a wizard named Galdalf come up to him and stares at him for a long while till Bilbo looks up at him and says good morning. Well the go on to talk about an adventure that Galdalf as kind of forced on him. Bilbo does not wish to go on any Adventures thinks that they are not worth the trouble....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Heroism of Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- A hero. Today, by definition, to be a hero is to have abundant power, the ability to have defiance, attain fame and wealth, and to have the intrepidity to conquer something difficult in order to help the ones who cannot defend for themselves. However, Bilbo Baggins, the protagonist of The Hobbit, by Johan Ronald Reuel Tolkein, is shown to be a hero without possessing any of these qualities. Although he is an indolent hobbit, he is offered to partake in an adventure as a burglar to help reclaim the Dwarves’ homeland from the dragon Smaug....   [tags: metamorphosis, courage, loyalty,]

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JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit

- JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit The Hobbit tells the story of a comfortable, friendly creature named Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo, like most hobbits, is similar to a human, but about half the size, and much more nible because they have leathery soles on thier feet, and not nearly as loud. Bilbo gets caught up in mysterious affairs much greater than his own hobbit-life affairs when, at the recommendation of a mysterious old wizard named Gandalf, he is hired as a "burglar" by a group of dwarves. These dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, son of Throror, son of Thrain are going to the Lonely Mountain in the East to reclaim their family's massive treasure from the great dragon Smaug who lives deep in the bo...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

- The Hobbit This book began with Biblo Baggins smoking a pipe after breakfast. This is one of his favorite things to do and he feels good in doing it. He is middle-aged, and lives in a burrow in the ground. One morning Gandalf, a wizard stops by to talk with Biblo. He tells Biblo that he is looking for someone to go on an adventure with him. Although Biblo is tempted he decides not to go, but invites Gandalf for tea the next morning. The next day Biblo hears his doorbell and he remembers inviting Gandalf for tea, but instead of finding the wizard at the door, he finds 13 dwarves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Babbit Vs. The Hobbit

- Babbitt vs. The Hobbit Sinclair Lewis’ character of George Babbitt is similar to J.R.R Tolkien’s character of Bilbo Baggins, but they are also very different. These two characters are alike in two different ways: in personality and the heroic journey. However, on every other subject these two characters are extraordinarily different. The most basic of these differences being that George Babbitt is an anti-hero and Bilbo Baggins is a hero. In the beginning both characters seem very much alike in the way that they are portrayed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Values vs the Values of Bilbo Baggins

- In the Hobbit there are fourteen main characters as well as many other characters that help along the way. The characters are Gandalf the Wizard, Mr. Bilbo Baggins, Throrin Oakensheild, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Fili, Kili, Bombur, Bifur, Bofur, Dwalin, and Balin. Gandalf is a wizard that helps the dwarves in their various journeys. He knows more than he reveals to the dwarves and everyone else and he knows that the hobbit can help the dwarves in their quest. That hobbit is Mr. Bilbo Baggins....   [tags: Hobbit, Tolkien]

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Magic and the Supernatural in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

- Magic and the Supernatural in The Hobbit The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, is full of magic and things having to do with magic. There are all sorts of supernatural creatures in this novel, including dwarves, trolls, goblins, elves, wizards, and the main character is a “hobbit”. Overall, magic and the supernatural plays a very big part in The Hobbit. One major magic entity in the book is Gandalf. He shows his magic power a few times. One of those times was when the little party was in the Misty Mountains, sleeping in the cave....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hobbit by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

- The Hobbit - John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R) Tolkien The Hobbit The Author John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R) Tolkien as was born on January 3rd 1892. Apart from his long and distinguished academic career, he is best known for his extraordinary works of fiction "The hobbit", "The lord of the rings" and "The Silmarilion". His works are translated into over 24 languages and sold many millions of copies worldwide. He was awarded the CBE (?), and an honorary Doctorate of letters from Oxford University in 1972. He died in 1973 at the age of 81....   [tags: English Literature]

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