The Hobbit

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  • Reader Response : ' The Hobbit '

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    The Hobbit Settings: Generally, The Hobbit takes place in many different places as listed and described below but the time period is considered to be set in the years of 2941 and 2942 of the Third Age (before the Lord of the Rings) The Hill: More commonly referred to as “Bag End”, The Hill was a smial where the Baggins family and later the Gardner family resided. A smial is described as the Hobbit’s style of dwelling, holes in the hillside, during the late Third Age while most other Hobbit-holes

  • Bilbo's Journey In The Hobbit

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    Thesis: In The Hobbit, Tolkien wants to show the reader that anyone, from any background can step up to a challenge, and be extraordinary rather than ordinary. Bilbo, was an ordinary character in his community at the beginning of his journey. He lived in his nice home. “It was a Hobbit Hole, and that means comfort.”(3) He maintained a comfortable lifestyle; a tidy home, one with paneled walls, and tiled floors. Hobbits, were known for being respectable, because they were rich, but also because “they

  • Hobbit Shake Guide

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    The Hobbit Chapter Guides Chapter One: "An Unexpected Party" Summary We are introduced to hobbits and to Bilbo Baggins, a stay-at-home, utterly respectable hobbit with a secret desire for adventure. Bilbo receives a visit from Gandalf the wizard. The next Wednesday Gandalf returns for tea, bringing with him a party of thirteen dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield. Despite misgivings on both sides, on Gandalf's recommendation the dwarves hire Bilbo as Burglar on an expedition to the Lonely Mountain,

  • The Hobbit Character Analysis

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    The Hobbit is a fantasy novel, by J.R.R. Tolkien that tells the story of an unexpected story. Rather than being about a main character who is brave and noble, this story is about Bilbo Baggins, a predictable, mild-mannered hobbit. He lives in his cozy home and avoids anything out of the ordinary until he is presented with the opportunity of an adventure with Gandalf the wizard along with 13 dwarves. The goal is to take back the homeland of the dwarves from the dragon, Smaug, who has attacked and

  • 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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    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

  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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    Plot: The Hobbit is about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins who's living in the Shire Hobbiton. A wizard named Gandalf shows up with 13 military dwarfs and asks Bilbo to help reclaim the dwarf’s treasure. On the way they thought run into issues and obstacles. Wondering through tunnels in the Misty Mountains after being left behind, Bilbo find a strange Golden ring that when worn turns you invisible and pockets it. After that he meets back up with Gandalf and the 13 dwarves only to later be abandoned

  • The Hobbit, By. R. Tolkien

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    I. Subject The Hobbit, written by J.R.R. Tolkien, tells of the hardships and struggles of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in a hobbit hole named Bag End. Bilbo is “hired” by a party of dwarves to go on an adventure to get their stolen gold from the lonely mountain. The only catch is that the mountain is guarded by the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo goes on a quest throughout Wilderland meeting enemies like Trolls, Elves in the Elven hall, and Goblins in the Goblin tunnels. Bilbo discovers an important

  • Argumentative Essay On The Hobbit

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    Tillery Mrs. West English 203 21 August 2017 The Hobbit Essay Throughout the story line of The Hobbit, Tolkien links his fantasy world of middle earth with the reader's world. He uses his imagination to draw his reader into middle earth and allows them to glimpse his view of the evil that he witnessed living and serving in the time of WWI. Tolkien does this to show that not all technological advancements are for the common good. In The Hobbit, Tolkien describes the different races and characteristics