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The Importance Of Courage In Bilbo's 'The Hobbit'

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Paulo Coelho said, “Be brave, take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” (bravery quotes). Many people are too afraid of taking the risk of being brave, but what they do not realize is there missing out on a once in a lifetime experience. Mothers and fathers are brave everyday to keep their family safe. And the same for animals, they are brave every time they want a meal. Taking that risk is always worth it in the end, because nothing can substitute the experience that you had while doing. Bravery is not just an action that a person normally wouldn't do. Rather it's defined as courage, leadership, and being determined. One important trait of being a brave person is by having courage. When a person has courage, that person will go out of there comfort zone and be brave enough to risk their life for you. This trait is very crucial to have, because if you're not willing to have the courage to be brave, then you're not even being brave in the first place. In The Hobbit, bilbo doesn't have to be here. He could have said no when the dwarves asked him to come. But bilbo had the courage to go and be a brave person and to fight all of the challenges along the way. Bilbo does not only be brave and go along with them, but he also has the courage to be the leader of the group. Putting his life before others. “Bilbo, however, soon slipped away to a different place. The idea came to him to lead the furious spiders away from the dwarves,” (J.R.R.Tolkien 159). Bilbo's idea is very
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