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    Imagine if you and two of your friends are stuck in a huge maze built with tall concrete walls, covered in ivy. To make this situation more interesting, this maze is filled with huge monsters, called the grievers. You don’t have any memory of what happened two days ago. If you had the choice to save your friends, what would you do? This was the situation of Thomas, the lead character in the Maze Runner, by James Dashner. Thomas is sent to a hidden place called the Glade. This place has a huge…

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    All narratives refer to an art of storytelling, a sequence that is followed known as the Hero’s Journey. An example of a narrative that exhibits the Hero’s Journey is The Hobbit, a fictional novel written by J.R.R Tolkien, first published in 1937. This is a story about a creature known as a Hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who goes on an enticing adventure. This essay will elucidate why the sixth stage of the Hero’s Journey, tests, allies and enemies, is the most significant within the narrative.…

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    killing an individual each time he made a Horcrux. While on our journey from the throes of despair towards the warm glow of contemtment and peace of mind, we too can ensure that we live on for a far greater length of time than our physical presence on Earth. Pouring our souls into each one of our creations can turn them from ordinary elements to beautiful and inspiring Horcruxes for all time to come. The inherent feeling of genuine happiness that this act spreads is to be felt to be…

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    People metamorphose into different characters after experiencing an adventure. In The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, Bilbo Baggins, the protagonist, grew and developed a great deal spiritually throughout his adventures. He changes from an insecure hobbit who avoids adventures to a brave hobbit who finds courage, from a foolish hobbit who is careless to an observant one who is conscious of surroundings, and from an useless member to becoming a leader and taking over. These new characteristics Bilbo…

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    Monomyth In The Hobbit

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    In the contexts of the Monomyth, Bilbo and his journey in the book The Hobbit (1937) can be compared to Moana’s journey in the film Moana (2016). J.R.R. Tolkien’s book, The Hobbit, tells the story of Bilbo’s journey to the Lonely Mountain with Gandalf and thirteen dwarves. Moana, directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, tells the story of Moana’s journey to return the Heart of Te Fiti. The Monomyth, first coined by Joseph Campbell in The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949), is a storytelling…

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    During a hero’s journey, a hero must travel to the underworld to receive the knowledge needed to complete their journey. In Daniel Woodrell’s Novel Winter’s Bone, Ree Dolly must travel to her own Underworld to learn the truth about her father’s where about and save her home from being taken. Ree’s begins to enter her Underworld when she re-visits Hawkfall for a second time looking for Thump Milton, after being told to never return. Although Ree went through many Underworld like events, her…

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    In the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien the readers are introduced to the protagonist Bilbo Baggins who is a close-minded, and unadventurous creature “ Sorry I don’t want any adventures, thank you” (6).The protagonist, Bilbo is a hobbit which is a small sized race that is similar to humans. Hobbits have hairy feet and enjoy the comfort of their home and knowing they are safe. He lives in a hole in Bag End Underhill and likes food and drinking.In the beginning Bilbo is not daring and weak…

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    Death. Once getting past the guardian of the Bridge, King Arthur and Sir Bedevere the Wise find the Grail, just to have the police apprehend them. This movie is a significant, modern example of satire, which burlesques the knights and customs of the Middle Ages. Satire attempts to bring change in the world, without actually providing a solution. The film Monty Python and the Holy Grail uses exaggeration and unexpected logic to…

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    Who Is Bilbo A Hero

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    In the Novel, “The Hobbit”, written by J.R.R Tolkien is a hobbit named Bilbo. A typical hobbit doesn’t go on any adventures, they love to stay in their homes and eat comfy food. Bilbo isn’t your typical hobbit, at first he refused to go on any adventure when a wizard named Gandalf asked him to the impossible. But as it turns out, it isn’t the impossible. Bilbo and thirteen dwarves set out on a tough adventure to slap a dragon and take back their treasure. Bilbo helped save the dwarves countless…

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    Bilbo Character Analysis

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    Is Bilbo Baggins a hero or villain. In the fantasy novel written by J.r Tolkien titled the Hobbit. The main protagonist Bilbo Baggins is a dynamic character who changes drastically throughout the duration of his Journey. Bilbo could have easily sat back and be like the rest of the hobbits and not step out of his comfort zone. He displays many characteristics of a hero such as cleverness, loyalty and courage. Bilbo displays the characteristics and values which a true hero embodies but he stays…

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