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    simple life, that goes by the name Bilbo Baggins. Until one day he was chose by a wizard, Gandalf to go on adventure with him. A small hobbit that has no experience going on adventures and facing prettified adventures.The two majors differences that happened from the book to the movie are the scene where Bilbo is stealing an item from the castle while Smaug is calmly sleeping and where has Smaug fighting Bilbo in the book and in the movie he was fighting the dwarves in the movie. In the movie it gave the viewers have a see a different perspective. The…

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    The Hobbit Allusion Essay

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    An example of this is when Gandalf saves Thorin and company in the goblin caves. As written, ‘Suddenly, a sword flashed in its own light. Bilbo saw it go right through the Great Goblin as he stood dumbfounded in the middle of his rage’ (pg 61). This is also an example of a Deus ex Machina, as the wizard swoops in and saves the characters at the last minute. Second, is most of the times Thorin gets presented with his honorary title. He says, “‘Thorin, son of Thrain son of Thror, King Under the…

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    The Hobbit is a good book and one of the reasons it was good because it had many sources and help like King Arthur, Beowulf, and a lot more and now you will read them. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a children's’ fantasy novel in which a wizard, a Hobbit, and dwarves go on an adventure to recover the dwarves’ lost homeland taken over by a dragon named Smaug. Many connections in The Hobbit and those connections are used by myths and folktales cause Tolkien like to read them as a child. King…

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    The Hobbit Themes

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    The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien was written on September 21, 1937 and tells of an epic fantasy starring many complex characters. The main theme of The Hobbit is bravery and courage, it highlights the importance of the main character, Bilbo Baggins turning from a self conscious and scared hobbit to a courageous hobbit. The novel takes place in Middle Earth during a time when Smaug, a dragon, has ruled the Lonely Mountains for years. I really enjoyed reading The Hobbit and I think it is a…

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    In the book The Hobbit, there are three characters that play a very important role in the book. The characters alter the fairytale in various ways. Gandalf, Thorin, and Smaug, are the three main characters that play extremely important roles in this novel. “Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found . I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keeps the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love,” said…

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    Bilbo not only shows his bravery by stealing the golden cup and confronting death when he encounters Smaug, but he earns the dwarves’ respect by proving himself to be a true burglar. Bilbo has also developed the skills of a true leader since all the dwarves count on him to sneak around and outsmart Smaug to find his weak point. “He fought the real battle in the tunnel alone, before he ever saw the vast danger that lay in wait” (213). But during Bilbo’s decent into the nadir, he senses danger…

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    In the case of The Hobbit, this perspective becomes beneficial to the reader’s engagement with the novel. Since the narrator is omniscient, he is able to get inside of character’s minds and describe their thoughts to the readers, further enhancing the reader’s immersion and knowledge of the story. While the narrator mainly speaks from Bilbo’s feelings and point-of-view, there are other times when he knows the same of others characters as well. Specifically, in chapter 12, when Bilbo first talks…

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    always be brave during his adventure, the determination he displays at moment proves that he is definitely heroic. He faces his fears, doing the terrifying task, of confronting the menacing dragon that no one else wants to do. Bilbo bravely returns to the dragon’s lair for a second time, and finds that the dragon is missing a scale in his left breast, revealing a weak spot. A bird overhears Bilbo telling his friends this exciting news, and it tells Bard, a skilled archer. Therefore the next time…

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    various characters are driven by greed. In relation, I believe that this real life scenario is something we see everywhere. In the novel, The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien, the ruthless battle between good and evil is portrayed through three significant characters: Thorin the dwarf, Sméagol the hobbit and Thranduil the Elvenking which teaches us that the root of all evil is greed. In The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien, Thorin Oakenshield, son of Thrain, son of Thror starts to reveal his greed after the…

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    Hobbit, written by J.R.R Tolkien and directed by Peter Jackson, is about a creature called a hobbit. This hobbit’s name is Bilbo and he goes on a demanding adventure with a group of dwarves ,to steal what is rightfully the dwarf leader, Thorin . Bilbo ends up facing near death situations, fighting nasty creatures and, makes a few friends. Jackson's version of the Hobbit, is not as effective as Tolkien wanted it to be. Tolkien made Bilbo the main character because he wanted Bilbo to discover…

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