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  • The Hobbit

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    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

  • Comparison Of The Hobbit

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    The Hobbit Compare & Contrast Essay Rough Draft Have you ever thought how the characters relate to each other? Is it the behavior, culture, attitude or values. Well, all those things make ones similar and different from others. In his book, “ The Hobbit”, the author J.R.R Tolkien describes the hobbit, dwarves, and elves. In “ The Hobbit”, the characters all have traits that they have in common yet also have traits that are different. About the hobbit in chapter 1, it is said that “They are little

  • Analysis Of ' The Hobbit '

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    nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after” (Tolkien). Certainly, when E.M Forster wrote A Passage to India or J.R.R Tolkien wrote The Hobbit or Kurt Vonnegut wrote Slaughterhouse -Five they were not looking for anything. However, they ended up finding a crucial link in their books–links to society at the time their books were published. 1924, 1937, 1969 or is it 1890, 2157 (Shire reckoning)

  • The Hobbit Themes

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    The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien and it was published on 21 September 1937. The novel is about quest and adventures of Bilbo Baggins through to the Lonely Mountain. The book still remains popular in children’s literature. The story is told in a heroic way and basically is about Bilbo gaining new level of maturity, wisdom and losing his innocence. Themes are pretty much personal growth, heroism and war. Tolkien had four children and he used to write stories

  • Conflict In The Hobbit

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    “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” (Tolkien, 7). With those great words we were introduced to the greatest saga of high fantasy known to man. The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien, narrates the adventure of the simple hobbit Bilbo Baggins who is recruited by Gandalf, a wizard, to help a group of dwarves defeat the dragon Smaug and restore the Lonely Mountain to Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the dwarves and rightful heir to the kingdom. The territory in question, the Lonely Mountain, was

  • The Hobbit Analysis

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    In the novel, The Hobbit, the author J.R.R. Tolkien, suggests when an individual pushes themselves to explore risk-taking, they take the opportunity to grow within themselves, and test the extent of their newfound values, which result in the character fostering a stronger sense of self-identity. Accepting the opportunity to experience risk allows the individual to push themselves, despite the possibility of danger towards oneself. In the Hobbit, the character Bilbo demonstrates risk-taking most

  • Essay On The Hobbit

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    described Tolkien as “The most prominent fantasy writer of the twentieth century” (Baker 672). Before writing The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien wrote The Hobbit, which serves as a predecessor to the events of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. When The Hobbit was published in 1937 it received popular and critical acclaim (Baker). In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, the concepts of an unconventional hero are depicted in the views and actions of Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo Baggins depicts these concepts through his reluctance

  • The Hobbit Songs

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    “The mountain smoked beneath the moon; The dwarves, they heard the tramp of doom.(15)” The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a tale comprised almost solely of mystique and heroics. One facet of this precious story is given through song. The songs are meant to give a picture of the past and also to foreshadow what is to come. In the case of the dwarf party, their songs spoke of a past event, the moving of a wind over the land, and their triumphant return to the halls of their ancestors. Song singing is

  • The Tolkien ' The Hobbit '

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    The Hobbit The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien is novel about a hobbit who comes to the realization that there was more to him than what meets the eye. In the Middle Earth, around the third age, Bilbo Baggins embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. Throughout the obstacles and hardships of the adventure, Bilbo Baggins transforms from a man of doubts and comfort to a hero with a newfound confidence and leadership. The Hobbit, a book of fantasy and adventure, is likely to appeal to readers of any age. The

  • The Hero Of The Hobbit

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    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