The Hobbit

Page 6 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Film Analysis Of 'The Hobbit'

    1031 Words  | 5 Pages

    The Hobbit directed by Peter Jackson is a movie that lets you see how the underdog goes from being small and not noticed to becoming the hero that will bring back hope and save the day. Everyone likes a good underdog story and I for one think that The Hobbit is a perfect example of it. Throughout this movie, it slowly makes the main character Bilbo Baggins more of the light in dark and makes him become more hero like with each passing event. Throughout this movie, the tone helps to bring out the

  • Theme Of Greed In The Hobbit

    1151 Words  | 5 Pages

    detrimental factor in society today. All around the world people experience this type of attribute, whether it is for power or for the simple concept of desiring more in life. In order to further this prevalent theme, Peter Jackson created the film The Hobbit-Desolation of Smaug, in 2013. In this film, he continued the adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves and set them off to reclaim their ancient dwarven city guarded by the dragon, Smaug. Throughout the entire movie, the characters face many tough

  • The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

    979 Words  | 4 Pages

    As the story of “The Hobbit” by J. R. R. Tolkien develops, readers of this book can see that one of the main characters experience a metamorphosis. From the beginning of the story throughout the end, Bilbo goes through a change, but for the better. Tolkien’s main character Bilbo in “The Hobbit” shows the theme of becoming a hero by gaining courage and confidence as the story progresses. During the beginning of “The Hobbit” Bilbo likes to stay to himself in his hobbit hole. We see that he is also

  • The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

    862 Words  | 4 Pages

    recurring problems of life they address. 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 Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey

    954 Words  | 4 Pages

    TITLE: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey I just watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey directed by Peter Jackson and would like to give my honest opinion about it. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a fantasy screen adaptation based on the book The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Accroding to fantasy can be defined as the faculty or an activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable. In a fantasy book or movie, like the definition states things that

  • The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

    1580 Words  | 7 Pages

    R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit is arguably one of the most popular children 's books of all time. The novel, because it includes characters such as trolls, elves, giants, goblins, and others is the reason that this story is a fairytale. This fairytale centers on a little hobbit known as Bilbo Baggins. It tracks the expedition of a group of dwarves, and a wizard, Gandalf, and their burglar, Bilbo as they travel to retrieve treasure that had been stolen from them long ago. The hobbit journeyed far, starting

  • The Hobbit, Or There And Back Again

    1491 Words  | 6 Pages

    Amanda van der Merwe Wide Reading #4 - novel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. “The world is not in your books and maps.” - J.R.R Tolkien.  ‘The Hobbit’, written by Tolkien which was published in 1937, follows the journey of a “reluctant hobbit” who sets out on a unexpected adventure to the Lonely Mountains, with a “spirited group” of dwarves and a “talented wizard”, to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.  Through this dynamic text, Tolkien conveys to

  • The Importance Of Compural Characters In The Hobbit

    945 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Hobbit is a great fantasy novel. It has many great aspects. Such as, a vast amount of supernatural beings, including trolls, that are only found within fantasy novels. In addition, the plot of the novel has the classic struggle between a kind and courageous protagonist and an evil and sinister antagonist. Lastly, The Hobbit contains one element that all can agree is only found within the realm of fantasy. Magic. The unique characteristics found in The Hobbit make it a prime example of the fantasy

  • The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

    1573 Words  | 7 Pages

    The definition of a hero is an individual, man or woman, in which he or she exhibits immense courage, fortitude, and being humble. In today 's culture, one might think of Batman or Wolverine as heroes, however, in J.R.R Tolkien 's The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins redefines the entirety of the definition of a hero and deemed like no other. Throughout his adventure across middle-earth with the dwarves, Bilbo exemplifies several of these qualities. In contrast to both Norse and Anglo conceptions of heroism

  • The Hobbit Character Analysis

    722 Words  | 3 Pages

    Harleen Randhawa Ms. Robison The Hobbit (by: J.R.R. Tolkien) 6/21/17 Novel Reactions Chapter 1 (An Unexpected Party) Setting: A hobbit-hole that belongs to Baggins. The hole had a round, green door with a shiny yellow brass knob in the middle. Inside is a tube-shaped hall, panelled walls, floors tiled and carpeted, with polished chairs, and lots of pegs for hats and coats. (p.3) Characterization: Bagginses are very respectable, with many of them being rich and they never had any adventures or did