Essays Tagged: "Gollum"

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

r, there are many obstacles that block Bilbo from completing his journey: Goblins, a creature named Gollum, wolves, and dragons (smaug).The first obstacle Bilbo and his friends run into are the goblin ... s of the dark and dreary caverns!!!The next barrier Bilbo has to overcome is his confrontation with Gollum, Whom he meets after he escapes from the goblins. Way down deep in the caverns of misty mount ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.4 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.

ch as joining the dwarves' quest, performing tasks a burglar wasn't required to do, and not killing Gollum when he had the opportunity to. Bilbo's manners had great affect on the outcome of the novel. ... r acquired the treasure if it were not for Bilbo to politely offer to inspect Smaug's den.Secondly, Gollum was a threat to Bilbo. He broke Bilbo's promise and attempted to murder him. The opportunity ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hobbit

es to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their treasure 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 ... SMAUG: The dragon of the Lonely Mountain who hordes the treasure he stole from the dwarves of Dale. GOLLUM: He is perfect example of the evil powers of the One Ring. He was born a Hobbit but had the r ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Lord of the Rings: The TwoTowers

as taken Merry and Pippin hostage, whilst Sam and Frodo struggle onwards to Mordor with their guide Gollum.The film is done to such a level that you begin to believe that this Middle Earth, filled wit ... ic cat, he's a schizophrenic, bug eyed creature with the worst possible comb over imaginable, named Gollum.The effects that are used on Gollum are so stunning that they make the audience believe that ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hobbit, summary

them, but that is a bad idea. They escape eventually. Second, bilbo gets stuck in a cold cave with Gollum a slimy creature who plays riddles with him so he can win and eat Bilbo. Bilbo Steals Gollums ...

(1 pages) 47 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

y obstacles, which include a trio of trolls, goblin hordes within the Misty Mountains, the creature Gollum, giant spiders, dark elves, and finally the dragon Smaug. Ensuing the slaying of the dragon, ... g. Tolkien continues to describe the door and the tunnel leading into the hole in the same fashion. Gollum is first described to the reader in the same fashion, vaguely but with specific details to ke ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

as he is the main character, possesses a special ability, by picking up a ring that 'Smeagul' a.k.a Gollum drops which helps later on in the novel and this quote shows how Bilbo finds the ring "...til ... tunnel..." The ring felt very cold as it quietly slipped on to his groping forefinger...In a moment Gollum was on him. But before Bilbo could do anything ... Gollum passed him by, taking no notice of ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hobbit By: J.R.R. Tolkien

and taken down to the goblin's lair, or the time Bilbo comes in contact with that strange creature Gollum.

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character List for "The Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers"

ting the Ring to the Cracks of Doom where it may be destroyed. Frodo is accompanied by Sam and also Gollum, for a while, and at the end of The Two Towers, Frodo has made his way to the very boundaries ... es with Pippin, towards Minas Tirith.Gimli: an axe-wielding dwarf who is a member of the Fellowship.Gollum (Sméagol): the deceitful creature from whom Bilbo Baggins first took the Ring in The H ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This 6 page essay compares/summarizes the works of Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Douglas Adams.

ding spoiler: Frodo Baggins is given a magical ring by his uncle Bilbo Baggins who acquired it from Gollum in the novel The Hobbit. The Ring has dark magical powers and was made by the Dark Lord Sauro ...

(5 pages) 31 2 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How is the Bilbo Baggins at the end of the novel different from the Bilbo Baggins in Chapter 1 in 'The Hobbit' by T.R. Tolkien?

away. This shows that Bilbo is trying to overcome his fears .His third change was the riddles with Gollum. He became much more decisive: "'Go back?' he thought. 'No good at all! Go sideways? Impossib ... thinker and faster at making decisions. He also became braver because even though he was afraid of Gollum, he still talked with him. He also won against Gollum, which is a big success for Bilbo, even ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tolkien's Nordic Sources for Smeagol/Gollum

ring. Tolkien's creativity pushes the theme further when Smeagol exercises his malice internally on Gollum. Here, Smeagol and Loki are matched emphatically in their malevolence.Resemblances in Smeagol ...

(1 pages) 1320 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Essay - "The Hobbit" vs "Frankenstein"

acter to convey the intellectual and moral qualities of power. In, The Hobbit, we are introduced to Gollum, a strange, small, slimy creature who lives deep in caves. He only cares about one thing and ... cious' (a gold ring of unimaginable power). Near the beginning of the novel, the narrator describes Gollum and his desire for his precious,"'That's what we wants now, yes; we wants it!' He wanted it b ...

(7 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hobbit.1

as a big problem when Bilbo gets separated from the group. He gets lost in the caves where he meets Gollum, a mean creature that wants to eat him. This awful setting shows what a great conflict the gr ... liked most about it.I enjoyed reading this book very much. I liked the characters the most, having Gollum as my favourite. I especially liked it when he calls himself "my precious." This book was ver ...

(5 pages) 305 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hobbit

comedic moments. One of the funnier events in the book was when Bilbo Baggins ran into the creature Gollum. This wasn't at all humorous to Bilbo at the time, but some of the conversation between the t ...

(2 pages) 258 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hobbit

nd lake. He finds a ring in the dark. He sticks it in his pocket. Then a small slimy creature named Gollum found Bilbo. They had a riddle contest. Gollum knew the way out of the underground lake. But ... contest. Gollum knew the way out of the underground lake. But Bilbo wants to know the way out, but Gollum will not tell him. They have a riddle contest. If Bilbo won, Gollum would show him they way o ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aspiration Over Temptation

to tempt, and corrupt. The most notable figures to come under the sway of the Ring in this way are Gollum, and Boromir. Upon first seeing the Ring, Gollum undergoes a transformation from a curious Ho ... undergoes a transformation from a curious Hobbit, to a greedy murderer. The Ring warps the mind of Gollum, to make his foremost thought the desire to possess the Ring. Gollum's aspiration dwindles to ...

(5 pages) 500 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

My Fav Movie

to himself. He took it deep into the caves of the Misty Mountains, and from then on he was known as Gollum. The Ring of Power stayed in Gollum’s possesion for over 500 years, waiting for its Master ... ed up enough strength to rebuild his empire, the Ring understood that its time had come and it left Gollum. While it lay hidden in the caves of the Misty Mountains, Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit from the Sh ...

(3 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hobbit

hrough the caves to get out Bilbo gets dropped and as he tries to find a way out he meets the great Gollum. Bilbo had to outsmart the Gollum in riddles before escaping by putting on the magic ring (th ...

(3 pages) 521 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hobbit

hrough the caves to get out Bilbo gets dropped and as he tries to find a way out he meets the great Gollum. Bilbo had to outsmart the Gollum in riddles before escaping by putting on the magic ring (th ...

(3 pages) 408 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature