Essays Tagged: "hobbits"

Why the hobbit is a successful book

successful book because its tale takes an ordinary person and transforms him into a hero.By nature, Hobbits are not adventurers. They are a peaceful people who enjoy being to themselves and having eve ... rything in order. Never would a hobbit decide to leave on a quest of thievery and danger. Like most hobbits, Bilbo enjoys his snug little hole until he is confronted by Gandalf the wizard. After some ...

(4 pages) 72 1 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

venturous type. He is content with his normal life: eating good food, which a favorite past-time of hobbits, sipping piping-hot tea and serving it to his guests, and strolling through the rolling hill ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Of the rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

character who has hairy feet and is part of a rich and well-known family of a race of people called Hobbits in Middle Earth. He is very friendly and likeable. The antagonist in the story would probabl ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A puruasive essay to prove that "The fellowship of the ring is unquivocally good for children to read" I got a b+ for it

is displayed throughout the whole book. The strongest friendship in the fellowship would belong to hobbits; it was solid during their life in the shire and grew stronger throughout their adventure. W ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Fellowship Of The Ring" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

ives to help them set up the party. Near the end of the party Bilbo gives a speech to all the other Hobbits in the town. Once his speech is finished he disappears, by putting on a magic ring. Later, w ... r journey they encounter problems with a tall dark rider, nearly escaping him every time. The three Hobbits also meet up with their other friend Merry near a bridge. After that they meet up with a gro ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of the trilogy film. This film anaysis is completely detailed and reviewed.

.......... Frodo BagginsHe is a very curious adventurer. He lives in a time when most of his fellow hobbits want to stay with their own kind, but he is very different, in that he wants to leave and se ... :At the core of the story in The Fellowship of the Ring are the cultures that make up Middle-Earth: Hobbits, Dwarves, Humans, Elves, Wizards, Trolls, Ents, Orcs, Ringwraiths and Uruk-Hai. Each culture ...

(7 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

The Lord of the Rings: The TwoTowers

llum.The film is done to such a level that you begin to believe that this Middle Earth, filled with Hobbits and Dragons, could be real. The whole fantasy/action genre allows the mind to go wild and st ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Operation Read: "Lord of the Rings- Return of the King Literacy Project"

gled on for maybe twenty yards." J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is about two hobbits who have one goal, to overcome many obstacles in order to destroy the one ring in the fires ... , Boromir, mentioned throughout the book, had actually sacrificed his own life in order to save the hobbits, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin.Evil would rule the world in Lord of the Rings if the fellows ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

le-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 with each other. This d ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Problem of Power in The Fellowship of the Ring By Jrr Tolkien

that power does not show intelligence. The works that were born out of a need for more information 'hobbits' show that J.R.R. Tolkien wishes for us to distribute power in order that it can not complic ... osts of men. He even carries a sword that is broken: the token of his birth rite. He saves the four hobbits from almost certain death in Bree, delivers them to Rivendell, takes them and the fellowship ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Lord of the Rings, very short summary and some details about the movie.

by the wise wizard Gandalf on a dangerous journey towards the land of Mordor to unmake the ring.The hobbits are small, but courageous creatures, and Frodo is accompanied by his three friends on the jo ...

(1 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2004

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

Summary of the Hobbit Evaluation of the Hobbit Description of Bilbo Baggins

ough the mythical lands of middle earth. Before I start this tale let me tell you what a Hobbit is. Hobbits are small merry creatures, about half the size of an average man, fat in the belly, brown cu ... heir heads and on their feet, and they usually dress in bright colors, particularly red and yellow. Hobbits enjoy simple calm lives; never traveling too far away from their cozy, warm holes. They love ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

y years ago, took this desired treasure. Bilbo wanted not to go, but with his, along with all other hobbits, ability to escape quietly, quickly and easily in the woods and mountains, Bilbo was a perfe ...

(8 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hobbit"

MY REVIEW OF the HobbitBilbo Baggins was a Hobbit, son of Belladonna Took. Hobbits are little people, smaller than dwarves and half our height. They love peace and quiet. They ... ller than dwarves and half our height. They love peace and quiet. They are very respectable people. Hobbits lived for peacefulness. We find that sleep is one of the few cherished joys of the hobbits. ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hobbit": A Dragon's Curse

y years ago, took this desired treasure. Bilbo wanted not to go, but with his, along with all other hobbits, ability to escape quietly, quickly and easily in the woods and mountains, Bilbo was a perfe ...

(8 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Essay - "The Hobbit" vs "Frankenstein"

dle Earth. In this new world where humans live, they share the world with fantasy creatures such as hobbits, elves, dwarves, dragons, wargs, goblins and trolls. Each inhabitant of Middle Earth has dif ...

(7 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2007

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?

and wise fellow arrives in the 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 pigme ... topian place, similar to the town in which JRR Tolkien grew up. It is in this settlement, where the hobbits live in peace, oblivious to the sinister rising outside the friendly surroundings of the Shi ...

(7 pages) 14 1 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hobbit.1

ok is based on an imaginary world called "˜Middle-Earth' which suits the characters in it like Hobbits, Dragons, Wargs, Goblins, Elves and Wizards. Tolkien only gives a deep description of places ...

(5 pages) 305 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

son who becomes a hero 2. Frodo's journey B. Symbolism 1. Hobbits' meaning 2. Aragron's meaning 3. Tom Bombadil's meaning II ... e Rings. Tolkien also designed his characters to represent characteristics of human society. Hobbits, comfort loving and simple, represent common man - Tolkien himself once said, "I am in fact ...

(4 pages) 351 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hobbit

rth, possessing its own races, languages, and geography. This world is connected to our own, though hobbits "have become rare and shy of the Big People," and thus limit their magical presence. M ... more mythological than fantastic; though imaginary, it is connected with reality.Characters Hobbits are like people, but shy and half the size of a man. Most have thick hair on their feet, rou ...

(4 pages) 795 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature