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  • Bilbo And The Dwarves On Their Quest
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    Robert Hedrick Debbie CunconanEnglish Comp II 2/26/01 Magic in the Making The main character of the book is Mr. Bilbo Baggins. He is the hobbit who led the dwarves to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their treasure from the dragon named Smaug. Bilbo is middle aged and resides in a clean, warm burrow dug into the side of a hill. In the beginning of the story Bilbo is a very weak character. He is easily frightened, and very shy. One of his strengths though, is that he is of the mythical race called ...
  • With Bilbo And Gandalf
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    The Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien The story begins with a small fellow by the name of Bilbo Baggins "The Hobbit" he lives is in his house and doing what hobbits do during the day. The first few chapters tell you what a hobbit is and what a hobbit looks like and also what his home looks like. Hobbits are smaller then and eat much more then do, hobbits eat six meals a day. Bilbo is cleaning his house and preparing for a meal when an old friend of his comes past his doorway and starts to chat with Bilbo...
  • Misty Mountains And The Party's Next Trial
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    The plot in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a captivating tale about unusual creatures, great struggles, a flying dragon, and much, much more. The story comes alive through colorful depictions of characters and details that capture the imagination. The plot of this novel is the dwarves' journey to recapture their homeland. The setting, characters, and trials throughout The Hobbit help to fully shape this overall theme of the novel. Throughout The Hobbit the setting is...
  • Bilbo And The Dwarves
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    Bilbo's Transformation in the Novel The Hobbit Some people say that people never change, while others believe that if given the chance, they will. In this case, J.R.R. Tolkien gives the character Bilbo Baggins the chance to change dramatically in his book The Hobbit. Bilbo undergoes many significant changes in his personality as a result of engaging in Gandalf's journey with the dwarves. The most important transformations include Bilbo going from cowardly to brave, from being ridiculed to respec...
  • Dwarves With Gandalf's Help
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    The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolken Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit, one of a race of short, timid creatures who live in cozy tunnels and who prefer to keep their lives ordered and predictable. One day, he unexpectedly finds himself playing host to Gandalf the wizard and thirteen dwarves. The dwarves, with Gandalf's help, plan to travel to the Lonely Mountain to recover the treasure that a dragon named Smaug stole from their people long ago. Gandalf has selected Bilbo to be their burglar. The dwarves are not ...
  • Elves And Dragons
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    The Hobbit The Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien. Don't judge a book by its cover. This famous phrase can very well be applied to the hobbit a small human like creature that goes along with 13 dwarves and a wizard. The wizard, Gandalf, has total faith in the little hobbit knowing full well that when the time comes he will serve the dwarves quite well. He does this with the help of a ring that makes him invisible. He saves the dwarves from evil spiders that wish to eat them. Uses it to help them escape th...
  • Friends With Bilbo And Gandalf
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    The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Characters 1. Bilbo Baggins: The Hobbit who led the Dwarves to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their treasure from the dragon Smaug. He found the One Ring in Gollum's cave 2. Gandalf: The Wizard that accompanies Bilbo and the dwarves on their quest. He is well versed in magic spells and often calls upon them to save his comrades. 3. Thorin Oaken dshield: Son of the King of Dwarves who were driven from the Lonely Mountain by Smaug. With the aid of Gandalf and Bilbo he see...
  • Bilbo Baggins In Tolkien's The Hobbit
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    When one thinks of a hero, the image that generally comes to mind is a great warrior with shield and sword, or maybe a larger than life sports figure such as Michael Jordan. Moreover, when one thinks of a heroic journey, great epics such as The Odyssey and Beowulf come to the tip of the tongue, but how often is Tolkien's classic The Hobbit thought of as a heroic journey In fact, many analyze the novel as a heroic journey. As defined by Joseph Campbell in The Power of Myth, a true heroic journey ...
  • Back With Some Dwarves And Bilbo
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    Chapter 1: Bilbo, the main character, is introduced and he meets the wizard Gandalf who want Bilbo to go on a adventure. Bilbo says no and invites Gandalf to tea to be polite. Gandalf comes back with some dwarves and Bilbo gets talked into going on an adventure. Chapter 2: Bilbo wakes up and finds a note telling him to meet the dwarves. He leaves and meets up with them and they start on the adventure. They see a light in the distance and Bilbo goes and find out there are trolls and he tries to s...
  • Lonely Mountain
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    As Mr. Tolkien explains, Hobbits are a very ancient people. Peaceful and well ordered. They love food and are never in a hurry. Smaller than dwarves, ranging between two and four feet tall. They seldom wore shoes because their feet were covered in thick curly hair, and have tough leathery soles. They loved parties and presents, you would never ask for a better host Head of the Baggins family, he dwelt alone at Bag End, Hobbit on, until Gandalf involved him in the Quest of Erebor in 2941 (Third A...

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