How Bilbo Baggins Is a Hero in the Hobbit

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Outline I. Bilbo Baggins is one of the heroes of the quest. II. Bilbo fulfills many of the characteristics of a hero. A. Definition of a hero. B. His powers. III. Bilbo wasn’t the only hero of the adventure. C. The others heroes D. Characteristics that made them heroes E. Actions that made them heroes IV. Heroic actions that Bilbo made F. Their purpose G. Their consequences V. Conclusion Complete and Real Heroes

The Hobbit, written by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, describes a quest that Bilbo Baggins and his friends made. Bilbo Baggins, the protagonist of the novel, was one of the many
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He was brave, smart, lucky, had an extra ability and he would give his life for his friends. At the beginning Bilbo Baggins wasn’t brave, but during the quest he became brave. He wasn’t strong, but instead he had other good abilities such as his stealth and his size, that were useful when he needed to go unnoticed. Bilbo had many good ideas because when the dwarves didn’t know what to do next, he always had the correct answer and save them from the dangerous situations. Bilbo was very lucky because when he was lost on the goblins’ caves he found a mysterious and magic ring that made him invisible. This ring helped him a lot because with it he could escape from many dangerous events that occurred during the novel. He risked his life many times to save his friends. Bilbo Baggins wasn’t the only one that had characteristics of a hero other characters also had them. Now, were a going to mention the other heroes of the novel.

In contrast, others characters that had heroic characteristics were Gandalf, Bard, and Beorn. These were also heroes because each one had characteristics that meet the description of a hero’s personality. Gandalf, a wizard that encouraged Bilbo in his quest, was a hero in the novel because he was very brave, smart, and he was a wizard. Gandalf proved his courage many times during the novel. The first action was when Bilbo and the dwarves were captured by the trolls and Gandalf smartly decided to distract them until the sun arrived and
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