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

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J. R. R. Tolkien’s book The Hobbit was written in 1937, and the first third was made into a movie in 2012. The first movie is called The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The second movie, made in 2013, is called The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. There is a third movie to be released that will be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again. This comparison is between the book The Hobbit, and the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The beginning of the movie takes place in the future, 60 years before the time of when the book takes place. There is an older Bilbo Baggins, the main character, and a character that was in the prequels to this trilogy, Frodo Baggins; the prequels being The Lord of The Rings trilogy (Frodo does not make any …show more content…
J. R. R. Tolkien’s book The Hobbit was written in 1937, and the first third was made into a movie in 2012. The first movie is called The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The second movie, made in 2013, is called The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. There is a third movie to be released that will be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again. This comparison is between the book The Hobbit, and the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The beginning of the movie takes place in the future, 60 years before the time of when the book takes place. There is an older Bilbo Baggins, the main character, and a character that was in the prequels to this trilogy, Frodo Baggins; the prequels being The Lord of The Rings trilogy (Frodo does not make any other appearance in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey). This section of the movie does not take place in the book. The book starts off: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” (3). This line is in the movie, however. It is in this beginning part where there is old Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggins. This part is like a build up to the story. The war is spoken about in this bit, and the line “in a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” makes its appearance. However, it is still future tense of which the book takes place. After this prologue is over, it then goes back 60 years to the present time of the story. Mr. Baggins is met by Gandalf and their following conversation is quite on point with the book. There are a few lines missing,
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