Essays Tagged: "Bilbo"

Heroism - what qualities you need to be a hero

In the story The HobbitBilbo ends up being the hero in many situations. At first you would not consider him a hero by any o ... . For example he's not big, strong , handsome,or good with any particular weapon. But in the hobbit bilbo does not need any of those particular standards. He is considered a hero under different stand ... the draw. One who is consistently unlucky will not have great success at being hero. One example of Bilbo's luck is in chapter 2 when him and the dwarves are about to be roasted Gandalf shows up to sa ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Personal opinion of The Hobbit by Tolkien

s are quickly captured andtaken into the dungeons of the Wood-elves. Again withthe help of the ring Bilbo sneaks in the dungeon andusing the Wood-elves empty food barrels to float downstream to Lake-t ... plies for their journey up Lonely Mountain. When thedwarves found the secret door, the dwarves sent Bilbo inalong. Only because it was in his contract. When Bilboreached the treasure room where Smaug ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A book report on how frodo shows courage from the Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of the Ring by: J.R.R. TolkienPreface:Written by: Bilbo BgginsThe main essence of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings is how good trium ... not be more proud of Frodo for I believe such greatness is acquired not something you are born with.Bilbo Baggins

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hobbit

from the dragon Smaug. He found the One Ring in Gollum's cave 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 ... the King of Dwarves who were driven from the Lonel y Mountain by Smaug. With the aid of Gandalf and Bilbo he seeks regain his trea sure and the throne. When Smaug died he truly became King under the M ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord of Rings Movie analysis

much like a fairy tale (not as complex and thorough).The narrator is omniscient, but mainly follows Bilbo like a sort of shoulder-camera. Bilbo's thoughts are sometimes quite clearly expressed by his ... etimes quite clearly expressed by his behaviour. You also get a rather good peek inside the head of Bilbo, especially when he's alone somewhere. The symbolism is that good wants to save the world and ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong versus The Hobbit by Tolkien. this essay is a comparison between the two books.

k while The Hobbit was fiction. However, both the main characters in the books (Lance Armstrong and Bilbo) went through changes. Both books had very different conflicts. In Armstrong's book the ... sional bike rider who got cancer. Now he had to fight to survive. In The Hobbit the main character, Bilbo, was forced to help the Dwarves, led by Thorin, to reclaim his treasure which was stolen by th ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring By: J.R.R. Tolkien PGs: 535

e Rings:The Fellowship of the RingBy: J.R.R. TolkienPGs: 5352) In the beginning of the book, Bilbo disappears on his birthday leaving his young cousin, Frodo, the quest to journey across Middle ... er to help them get to the house of Elrond. When they get to the house of Elrond, they meet up with Bilbo and Gandalf and a council is held to discuss what to do about the Ring. A Fellowship is create ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Elements which make novels, written in the fantasy genre unique and how have these been used in Tolkein's book 'The Hobbit'?

ability4.Usually involves magicThe first point I would like to explain would be the main character. Bilbo doesn't realise this at first "... We are plain quiet folk and I have no use for adventures... ... e dwarves and many other friends they find on the way they succeed in finding the Arkenstone; using Bilbo as the main source for getting It.The second point I'd like to explain is about the character. ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Major Themes and more insight on "the Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King" by J.R.R Tolkien

Storytelling: In an explicit sense, Bilbo, Frodo and Sam are engaged in a literary endeavor, involving the chronicling of their adventur ... est that originated in an anterior mission (for example, Frodo's quest of the Ring is the result of Bilbo's earlier adventure with the Ring). As a result, the songs are often celebratory (in regards t ... ure).Aging: Aging is a complicated theme in this last novel of the trilogy. On one extreme, we find Bilbo Baggins, who has become a very elderly (but also very sleepy) hobbit. His recurrent sleep pref ...

(3 pages) 22 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review of "THe Hobbit" by Tolken

ncluded a hobbit, dwarves, elves, wargs, goblins, a half-man half-bear, a wizard, and a magic ring. Bilbo was asked to go with the dwarves on their adventure and he would get some money in return. He ... In a cave, the hobbit finds a ring, which is magical, and helps make whoever puts it on, invisible. Bilbo uses that ring throughout the whole story to help him in hard times. Their mission is to kill ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord of the Rings: How evil is shown

love for nothing more then to get the ring back and control the Middle Earth. Froto's uncle, Bilbo, also portrays evil throughout the movie. Bilbo was the first one to offer a delivery of the r ... to Mordor, as Gimli, Legolas, Boromir, and others argued on who should be the one to take the ring. Bilbo stood up to evil in that he would of fared many obstacles in taking the ring to Mordor. In the ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

ts his world renown book The Hobbit, published in 1966. This book is a tale of a small hobbit named Bilbo and his ever-memorable journey through the evil world during his time. Living in the Shire, as ... d during his time. Living in the Shire, as his homeland is called, it is very calm and pleasant for Bilbo, but once the outer limits of the land are reached Bilbo is in for a great surprise. Needing a ...

(8 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hobbit": A Dragon's Curse

his world renown book "The Hobbit", published in 1966. This book is a tale of a small hobbit named Bilbo and his ever-memorable journey through the evil world during his time. Living in the Shire, as ... d during his time. Living in the Shire, as his homeland is called, it is very calm and pleasant for Bilbo, but once the outer limits of the land are reached Bilbo is in for a great surprise. Needing a ...

(8 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How are generic techniques used to shape our response to one character from the novel "Lord of the Rings": Fellowship of the ring by JRR Tolkien?

shire, depicted as a small utopian village home to a race called the hobbits, via the friendship of Bilbo. These dwarves see Gandalf only as interesting and bright pigment in the softly coloured tapes ... its live in peace, oblivious to the sinister rising outside the friendly surroundings of the Shire. Bilbo’s party begins and Gandalf reveals one of his renowned firework displays. “The firew ...

(7 pages) 14 1 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hobbit

The Hobbit Bilbo Beggans changed drastically through the story. From his little prefect hobbit hole, to the end ... he story. From his little prefect hobbit hole, to the end of the story after going on an adventure, Bilbo underwent some pretty noticeable changes. The most noticeable change of all was the state of h ... e pretty noticeable changes. The most noticeable change of all was the state of his mind. At first, Bilbo was on a more conservative side. Always making sure everything was perfect and to his satisfac ...

(1 pages) 263 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Culture In The Works Of J.R.R. Tolkien

ragons, his swift-winged entities of power.I. Characters A. Development 1. Bilbo's journey a. Coward who matures b. Ordinar ... cter, he takes who they are and raises them to what they can be. In The Hobbit, he started off with Bilbo as an everyday, though immature, person. He is a coward, not wanting to leave the comforts of ...

(4 pages) 352 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hobbit

HOBBIT The main character is Bilbo a hobbit. In the book a hobbit is described as a short man and has similar qualities of a elf. ... getting into adventures which were not normal for hobbits. Even though he had Tooks ancestral blood Bilbo Baggin was like any Hobbit One day sitting outside his hole {a hobbit kind of house} smoking a ... de his hole {a hobbit kind of house} smoking a pipe he saw an elderly man passing toward his house. Bilbo recognizes the man as Gandalf a wizard that made fantastic fireworks on holidays in Hobbiton. ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fellowship Of The Ring

ce again in order to take over Frodo's known world of Middle Earth.The story opens as Frodo's uncle Bilbo is having a birthday party and parts with his friends of the hobbit land known as the Shire. W ...

(4 pages) 551 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

TheLordOfTheRings

he Hobbit. There are creatures like goblins and orcs. There are some of the same characters such as Bilbo, Gandalf, and Golim. This story takes place when Bilbo is older. The main character of this st ... Gandalf, and Golim. This story takes place when Bilbo is older. The main character of this story is Bilbo's nephew Frodo. It has to do with the magic ring that Bilbo found during his travels with the ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Babbit vs. the hobbit

Sinclair Lewis' character of George Babbitt is similar to J.R.R Tolkien's character of Bilbo Baggins, but they are also very different. These two characters are alike in two different way ... narily different. The most basic of these differences being that George Babbitt is an anti-hero and Bilbo Baggins is a hero. In the beginning both characters seem very much alike in the way tha ...

(3 pages) 449 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature