The Hero Of The Hobbit

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In the beginning of each story, the hero lives a comfortable life in a world they consider ordinary or uneventful. This is referred to as the ordinary world. Often, the hero is either seen as odd to those around them or feels out of place in their world due to a specific characteristic within themselves. Bilbo Baggins is the hero, protagonist, and most prominent figure in The Hobbit. He is pronounced as a hobbit with a good nature and underlying charm, making him a personable character. Throughout the journey, he accomplishes noteworthy deeds, yet remains true to himself and does not let those accomplishments change his honorable character.
As with any hobbit, Bilbo lives comfortably in his cozy underground hole, Bag End, inherited by his parents -- Bungo Baggins and Belladonna Took. The Bagginses, on his father’s side, were reputable hobbits for their money and because “they never had any adventures or did anything unexpected,” (Tolkien 11). On the other hand, though his mother had not participated in any noteworthy adventures, the Tooks were known for not being completely hobbit like -- “but certainly there was still something not entirely hobbit-like about them, - and once in awhile members of the Took-clan would go and have adventures,” (Tolkien 12). Additionally, Tolkien describes that “although [Bilbo] looked and behaved exactly like a second edition of his solid and comfortable father, he got something a bit queer in his makeup from the Took side, something that only
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