Essays Tagged: "Dwarves"

Heroism - what qualities you need to be a hero

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 save them all. Now given that that is not Bilbo ... ds up putting the chief guard asleep who is in sole possession of the keys which can unlock all the dwarves prisons. So with all these examples of how luck can be a factor in heroism I am left to beli ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Hobbit, Bilbo's Journey by J.R Tolkien

all who tend to be in their destructive range. They come upon a crowd of scrawnier individuals (the dwarves and Bilbo), in great numbers. They steal food as well as destroy all things that intervene w ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Personal opinion of The Hobbit by Tolkien

Wood-elves who were try tofind out what him and his friends were doing in thewoods. The rest of the dwarves are quickly captured andtaken into the dungeons of the Wood-elves. Again withthe help of the ... -townThorin declaredhimself to be the grandson of the King under theMountain. The Lake Men gave the dwarves food andsupplies for their journey up Lonely Mountain. When thedwarves found the secret door ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien

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 trea ... n named Smaug stole from their people long ago. Gandalf has selected Bilbo to be their burglar. The dwarves are not too happy with the wizard's choice, especially when Bilbo faints at the first talk o ...

(3 pages) 108 1 3.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien. Complete summary of plot, characters, setting, etc

the story takes place in the lands of Wilderland. It is through Wilderland that the hobbit and the dwarves travel to retrieve their lost treasure. As they move on through Wilderland, they encounter d ... The tiny hobbit is convinced by the great wizard Gandalf to undertake a long journey with thirteen dwarves to help them retrieve their lost treasure. Bilbo, at first, seems to be of no use to the dwa ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, was a novel about manners. This essay helps define why manners was significant to the impact of the story.

he novel. The main character, Bilbo Baggins, did many things out of politeness, such as joining the dwarves' quest, performing tasks a burglar wasn't required to do, and not killing Gollum when he had ... ortunity to. Bilbo's manners had great affect on the outcome of the novel.Firstly, Bilbo joined the dwarves in their quest for the stolen treasure as a burglar. Bilbo's only requirements as a burglar ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describe the character and importance of Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkein.

Bilbo Baggins has played a very important role in this novel by being the rescuer of the dwarves at several different occasions, and has undergone a drastic change in his personality and in ... gs, to someone who experiences all many difficulties of life and turns out to be brave hero for the dwarves. This hobbit, though at the starting was thought to be not worth much by the dwarves, eventu ... a ring in the Misty Mountains that makes one invisible, and with the help of that, he saves all the dwarves from being eaten by the great spiders of Mirkwood Forest. Then he again gets the dwarves out ...

(3 pages) 99 1 2.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hobbit, by JRR. Tolkien. This is a persuasive essay designed to convince the reader to read this book.

s a result of a few unexpected guests. Journey with Gandalf the Grey, a mysterious wizard, thirteen dwarves, and a hobbit that redefines his identity as they travel through the dark Forest of Mirkwood ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ciggarettes And Syringes - Gonzo Journalism The grade is no lie I got A* full marks for this work.

.It began on a Thursday, or perhaps it was a Friday. My sense of time had been eliminated after the dwarves with plastic gloves had destroyed my only resident clock and date dispenser some five months ...

(18 pages) 95 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring.

heads south and attempts to pass under the Misty Mountains through Moria, the ancient realm of the dwarves. There, Gandalf falls into the chasm of Khazad-dum while protecting the company from a Balro ... r Legolas and they have a special friendship. Gimli believes that Caradhras does not love Elves and Dwarves. He thinks this because of an unordinary storm, and it is a "drift laid to cut off the fello ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

A defintion of Everquest.

elves and variations on the elf, to a combination of the two. These include Barbarians, Dark elves, Dwarves, Erudites, Frogloks, Gnomes, Half elves, Halflings, High elves, Humans, Iksars, Ogres, Troll ...

(3 pages) 176 8 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Hobbit: Biblo Baggins Character Growth.

ers. Bilbo finally shows his courage and bravery when a giant spider attacks him, when he saves the dwarves again from the dungeons of the Wood-elves, and when he finds enough confidence in himself to ... em tied up in bundles by hungry spiders that are waiting to make their next move. Bilbo rescues the dwarves through a clever strategy and the use of his magic ring. Even though he must reveal his sour ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Transformation of Bilbo Baggins" Thoroughly describe Bilbo's growth as a leader,Tolkien's methods of characterization throughout the thematic journney.

strongest in the description of Bilbo's mentality and actions. The journey Bilbo and the company of Dwarves embark on is at once adventurous and very much thematic; Tolkien's theme of self-transformat ... ed in Gandalf's adventure, but Gandalf was steadfast, and returned the next day with the company of dwarves, and together they convinced Bilbo to go with them. This decision to undertake the risks and ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


HobbitThe Hobbit who led the Dwarves to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their treasure from the dragon Smaug. He found the One Rin ... on 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 save his comr ... magic spells and often calls upon them to save his comrades. THORIN OAKENSHIELD: Son of the King of Dwarves who were driven from the Lonel y Mountain by Smaug. With the aid of Gandalf and Bilbo he see ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord of Rings Movie analysis

story takes place in Middle-Earth, in the Third Age of it's history. It's a land and time of Elves, Dwarves and Dragons. The story contains the elements of a fantasy story, but in comparison with The ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.5 Mar/2004

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

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

f the book is in Middle-earth. This land is inhabited with all kinds of creatures, including elves, dwarves, humans, and hobbits. All these creatures live in different areas and are mostly in peace wi ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wtie a book report on 'The Hobbit' by JRR Tolkein. Should be at least 3 pages.

d other great dangers. Gandalf, the town wizard and sorcerer, takes Bilbo along with other homeless dwarves and goes on a never-to-be-forgotten adventure. Their goal is to find the treasure stolen by ... s helped them in time of need. It is Gandalf who helps Bilbo start his quest.Thorin and co, are the dwarves that arrive at Bilbo's home and ask him to help them on a quest. Thorin Oakenshield, son of ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyzing Style: J. R. R. TOLKIEN'S THE HOBBIT

a hobbit, name Bilbo Baggins as he explores the realms of Middle Earth with a wizard and a band of dwarves to slay the dragon known as Smaug and reclaim the treasure of the dwarven mines of old. Alon ... the slaying of the dragon, war threatens to break out between the humans and the elves against the dwarves and Bilbo. Peace is achieved just before an army of goblins and wargs marches on the elves, ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


n 1726, and can be read as a fantasy novel, a story for children, and a social satire, its tales of dwarves, giants, floating islands and talking horses, which have long entertained readers from every ...

(8 pages) 64 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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.

er. 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 the dragon Smaug. Bilbo would ha ... t was a key member of Thorn's group. Bilbo found what the Dragon Smaug's weak spot is, he saved the dwarves from the goblins by calling Gandalf, he saved the group from elves and spiders in Mirkwood, ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays