Essay on The Tolkien 's The Hobbit

1055 Words Sep 27th, 2016 5 Pages
“Before him lies the great bottom-most cellar or dungeon-hall of the ancient dwarves right at the Mountain’s root. It is almost dark, so that its vastness can only be dimly guessed, but rising from the near side of the rocky floor there is a great glow. The glow of Smaug!” (Tolkien 215). This particular passage that describes a horrific scene about a dragon, is from a novel called The Hobbit, and was written by J.R.R Tolkien. Later on, this book was also made into a movie, which was directed by Peter Jackson, that made several changes to make his movie seem more interesting but not as accordingly to the author’s purpose. The story is about a young Hobbit, whose name is Bilbo Baggins. “Hobbit’s” are not known for having adventures. In Fact, they are humble, courteous and the most kind creatures a person would meet. This certain book is all about a hobbit’s exploit of being dragged into a mission and being a burglar amongst mischievous dwarves. The director of the movie, Peter Jackson, has inputted many different changes into his motion picture that were fairly off from the original intent of the author who wrote the book, J.R.R Tolkien. Two features that were manipulated and added into the movie that were unnecessary, was the fact that Thorin was the one in charge of taking action in replacement of Bilbo taking the lead, and how Smaug took on the whole entire dwarf crew instead of just Bilbo himself. These are just some of the differences that were made into the movie that…

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