Essays Tagged: "Gandalf"

Heroism - what qualities you need to be a hero

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 in a heroic situation but it is ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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

:Bilbo Baggins- he is the main character of story. 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. ... l dragon Smaug. He leads the other twelve dwarfs in hopes of regaining the treasure and his kingdom.Gandalf- He is the great wizard who helped organize the adventure. At first he travels with the dwar ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring.

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 Balrog. The rest of t ... elude his faithful servant Sam, so the two of them set out together for the realm of the Dark Lord.Gandalf is one of the five great wizards in Middle Earth, second in his order only to Saruman. Known ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.8 Jun/2003

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

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

rts off with Frodo and Bilbo Baggins planning a big birthday party for Bilbo. As they are planning, Gandalf, a wizard, arrives to help them set up the party. Near the end of the party Bilbo gives a sp ... is finished he disappears, by putting on a magic ring. Later, when Frodo gets home from the party, Gandalf tells Frodo what was going on. So gandalf leaves and returns nine years later and tell Frodo ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Effects of a Mogul Wound: Chapter One and Two

Chapter One:Elrond and Gandalf were in Elrond's study discussing the councilthat would be held in a few days."What if the h ... discussing the councilthat would be held in a few days."What if the halfling has not arisen by then Gandalf?" Elrondquestioned the old Wizard. "It is imperative that he be there! Maybewe should wait m ... that he be there! Maybewe should wait more than two days for the council.""Nay, mellon nîn ," Gandalf replied. "Time is of theessence. He will have awoken by then. As a matter of fact he willawa ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

This is a comparison of two scenes for film Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.

idealistic portrayal. Frodo then runs across the grass at the sound of an old friend's song to meet Gandalf by the road.In appearance and by character Gandalf and Saruman are almost complete opposites ... his burning cold aura as the light filters round is head in a kind of frozen halo. Whenever you see Gandalf it is easy to relate to him and see his smile but Saruman has no such features. His straight ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Fellowship of the Ring" by J.R. Tolkien.

nduring his separation he displays a few traits of a hero. Bilbo Baggins leaves the ring behind and Gandalf gives Frodo the ring to take to Rivendell. He is separated from normal life because he must ... urney was not voluntary but he has forced to be the ring bearer. Frodo has a guide, and his name is Gandalf. Gandalf is a wise and old wizard, and helps Frodo on his journey. Frodo is accompanied by f ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

ecause I will know that a true friend will always be there for you when you are having a rough day. Gandalf, the good wizard, showed friendship and kindness by helping Frodo and Sam to the very end, l ...

(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

heir beauty. This is the ring that can dominate the whole world and no one knew that until one day, Gandalf, a powerful wizard tells Frodo Baggins. He tells him that Frodo must destroy the ring before ...

(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.

tantly drawn into a quest full of evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and other great dangers. Gandalf, the town wizard and sorcerer, takes Bilbo along with other homeless dwarves and goes on a n ... happens. Everyday life is enjoyable for the inhabitants of the Shire but some might find it boring.Gandalf The Grey is the town wizard, he travels all over Middle Earth finding out new and exciting r ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Parenting Themes in the movie "The Fellowiship of The Ring"

he extended version of the movie "The Fellowship of the Ring". In this movie, he portrayed Aragorn, Gandalf and Frodo's both parents and children at various times. He showed how good parenting can act ... n's parent instinct arises is when he decides to take over the Fellowship and be their leader after Gandalf "dies". At this point, he is acting as a parent figure to the whole group. He leads them to ...

(7 pages) 49 1 3.4 May/2004

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

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

been forged by the Dark Lord Sauron and contains terrible powers. Frodo is lead by the wise wizard Gandalf on a dangerous journey towards the land of Mordor to unmake the ring.The hobbits are small, ...

(1 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2004

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

The Hobbit

ls quite content in doing so. He is middle-aged, and resides in a burrow in the ground. One morning Gandalf, a wizard stops by to talk with Biblo. He tells Biblo that he is looking for someone to go o ... eone to go on an adventure with him. Although Biblo is tempted he declines, but not before inviting Gandalf for tea the next morning. The next day Biblo hears his doorbell and he remembers inviting Ga ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

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 created to trave ... entering the mines, they discover that it has been overrun by Orcs. When they have paced the mines Gandalf dies by the hands of a Balrog, after this part of their quest Frodo decides to continue alon ...

(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'?

ect 'Arkenstone", the dwarves legendary stone from the feared Smaug, the dragon, with the help from Gandalf, the dwarves and many other friends they find on the way they succeed in finding the Arkenst ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

B Samenvatting met een correcte alineaverdelingBilbo woont vredig in zijn Hobbithol wanneer Gandalf de tovenaar hem komtopzoeken. Deze haalt hem over mee op avontuur te gaan met de dwergen Tho ... van Beorn, een man die zich in een beer kan veranderen. Hij helpt ze verder op weg en dan neemt ook Gandalf afscheid.Nu staan ze voor het moeilijkste deel van hun reis; ze moeten hun weg vervolgen doo ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Kings of Fantacy

he drudgery of textbooks. I had more than one friend with a cat or dog (or Volkswagen) named after "Gandalf," the powerful wizard from the 'Rings' series. Today, Tolkien's epic fantasy is still popula ... y a clever hobbit named "Bilbo Baggins." 'Hobbit' also introduces the previously-mentioned wizard, "Gandalf," and the very-creepy character called "Gollum." Gollum loses his "precious" ring in 'Hobbit ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

er): a member of the Fellowship, who travels with Gimli and Legolas, eventually joining forces with Gandalf, who gives him the palantír.Éomer the Marshal: the leader of the Riders of Roh ... died. At the end of The Two Towers, Frodo is still drugged when he is seized and imprisoned by orcs.Gandalf: a wizard who plays a major role in the trilogy. Gandalf the Grey died in a battle with the ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

moking his pipe and blowing smoke rings into the sweat flower fragranced air, the legendary wizard, Gandalf came and sat next to him. Gandalf asked Bilbo if he would like to come with him on an advent ... an adventure. In response Bilbo got up and marched right into his hole, never once looking back at Gandalf. The next day at teatime thirteen dwarves showed up at Bilbo's door insisting that he come w ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lord of the rings book 3 of 6 by JRR TOLKIEN and motifs

one ring so that Sauron's reign of terror and his attack will end. In this book the main Heroes are Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Théoden, and Haldir. The push forward only to protect the i ... upon killing all men.There are many forces and power, on the good side there is providence in that Gandalf only just gets there in time, like in the Ragnarok when the other races only just in time ca ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers