The Hobbit

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  • The Hobbit Essay

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    The Hobbit I.     Information about the book a.     The title of my book is “The Hobbit”. The book is about a hobbit and 13 dwarves. This hobbit’s name is Bilbo Baggins, and he lives in Hobbiton. b.     Copyright © 1966; Published by Ballantine Publishing Group. c.     The author of “The Hobbit” is John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in the First World War, he decided to take up an academic career. He studied Anglo-Saxon

  • Analysis Of ' The Hobbit '

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    Settings According to (Rachel Cusk), new encounters (with others or a setting) are essential – “leaving things behind and starting again is a way of coping with difficulties.” Definitely, this thought is emphasized throughout J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” which utilises the protagonist’s (along with his band) adventures during his journey to display that there is always good to come out of a call for adventure. This is evident in the interactions and thoughts of Bilbo Baggins, who experiences tremendous

  • The Hobbit Reflection

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    The novel I read this semester was The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien which was first published on September 21, 1937. I had a positive feeling when reading the book because even though the book has many bad events the characters have to overcome many difficult situations such as almost being eaten by trolls and being cornered by wargs. Although the book started off slow and it took a bit of time to adapt to the style of writing the content was full of suspense and outcomes that I did not expect. This

  • The Hero Of The Hobbit

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    reader can establish a bond with the situation, which gives them experience of an adventure through the hero. In chapter 1 of The Hobbit, Tolkien introduces Bilbo Baggins as an ordinary hobbit who lives in an ordinary hobbit hole on the side of The Hill. In this chapter Tolkien hints towards Bilbo’s mother’s side, the Took-clan, who ‘something was not entirely hobbit like about them’ (Page 13). 1) The hero is introduced in his/her ordinary world: The hero’s journey begins with the hero being introduced

  • Themes In The Hobbit

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    In the book the Hobbit, a young hobbit named Bilbo Baggins encounters a wizard named Gandalf who urges him to join him and a group of dwarves on a journey. Bilbo declines Gandalf’s offer after hearing about the dangers they may encounter but soon thinks twice about his decision and joins Gandalf and the dwarves on the journey. All through the journey, Bilbo and his crew face many obstacles including malicious goblins, wolfs, trolls, and other geographical obstacles. Throughout the book, many important

  • The Hobbit Reflection

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    The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien is in my opinion the greatest adventure novel ever written. This strong positive reaction is garnered from my own personal experiences and the beautiful artistry of the book itself. A rainbow of characters blended together into an epic of intrigue, greed, bravery and camaraderie never fails to excite me. The main character, Bilbo, is expertly introduced and portrayed as your everyday peace-loving, humble person who is suddenly thrust into a life changing journey. The foreign

  • The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

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    tale through symbol, image and metaphor. The Hobbit is a mythic image in our modern day society. It is written by J.R.R. Tolkien. This story is more myth than anything. The Hobbit acts as the sister myth to Sigurd and Volsung. There are many mythic images in both of these stories that represent more than meets the eye. The plot, the characters, and the objects all have some hidden meaning, we just have to look hard enough to find them. Bilbo is a hobbit, quite content staying where not much happens

  • The Theme Of Genre In The Hobbit

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    or theme. An easy example of a classical book responsible for creating genres could be The Hobbit. A fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien to entertain his children and keep track of the bedtime stories he continuously told them. Tolkien’s wonderous stories bore a new era of creation, seeing the continuation of the story in Lord of the Rings, and becoming the basis for modern fantasy

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Hobbit '

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    The Hobbit takes after the mission of home-cherishing hobbit Bilbo Baggins to win an offer of the fortune watched by Smaug the mythical beast. Bilbo 's trip takes him from cheerful, country surroundings into a viler region. The story is told as a rambling mission, and most sections present a particular animal or kind of creatures of Tolkien 's topography. Bilbo picks up another level of development, capability, and intelligence by tolerating the offensive, sentimental, fey, and brave sides of his

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Hobbit '

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    Introduction In September 21, 1937, the fantasy-fiction writer J. R. R. Tolkien published the first copy of the Hobbit. The composers of both the film and the novel employ sophisticated fantasy and adventure elements such as, mythical creatures which resemble human characteristics, fighting in large groups, singing for hope, quests to reach their main goal. Furthermore the composers of both texts emphasis on the elements of fantasy and adventure in detail by offering the audience a magical setting