Essays Tagged: "Hobbit"

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 ... for one. 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 differen ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"What do you want in your hero: The Hero Journey of Bilbo Baggins." Essay about Bilbo Baggin's qualities of being a hero. In reference to "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

not be limited to any one action. No one good deed or terrific accomplishment makes a story. In The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the main character is Bilbo Baggins. This novel is all about Bilbo?s jour ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit, one of a race of short, timid creatures who live in cozy tunnels and who prefer to keep thei ... ally when Bilbo faints at the first talk of danger. But Gandalf insists there is more to the little hobbit than meets the eye.Bilbo himself is not sure that he is happy about being chosen burglar. But ... ly recounting his tales to any who will listen.Themes are quite evident throughout the story of The Hobbit and some of them were more significant than others. The question of determinism is only hinte ...

(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 setting of 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, t ... of an adventure.Characters:protagonists: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 ...

(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.

The Hobbit EssayIn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, The Hobbit, manners is significant to the impact of the novel ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien BOOK REVIEW. Got 75% on this one.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is set in a fantasy world that has differences, as well as similarities, to ... cters that can not be carried out or created in our world. The most abundant example of this in The Hobbit is the presence of magic. Gandalf, the wizard, is able to help the adventurers out of a numbe ... sible in a world such as ours.Several of the organisms in the book are not known to exist on Earth. Hobbits, of course, are fictional characters, as are dwarves, elves, goblins, and trolls. Many speci ...

(3 pages) 73 2 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why the hobbit is a successful book

rength, speed, and vision, or perhaps an untouchable sports figure. But how often is a small, plump hobbit who enjoys the comforts of his home and a routine consisting of tea time and afternoon snacks ... a hero? In fact, even such a person is considered a hero, and Bilbo Baggins is this person. In The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein, Bilbo is nothing short of a hero. For a hero does not have to be a towerin ...

(4 pages) 72 1 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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 ... stronger throughout their adventure. When Frodo volunteered to bear the ring into Mordor, his three hobbit companions dauntlessly accepted the same challenge. Despite the hardships endured throughout ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring.

wship Of The RingThe novel, The Fellowship of the Ring, written by J.R.R. Tolkien, is about a young hobbit, Frodo Baggins, who is out to seek the Cracks of Doom to destroy the Ruling Ring. Throughout ... is one of the five great wizards in Middle Earth, second in his order only to Saruman. Known to the hobbits only as a creator of fine fireworks, he is actually powerful beyond their imagination. His g ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.8 Jun/2003

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

The Hobbit: Biblo Baggins Character Growth.

Bilbo Baggin's Character GrowthIn J.R.R Tolkien's, The Hobbit, the heroic nature of the main character, Bilbo Baggins, is demonstrated through a series of ... Company looks up to Bilbo and thus they ask for his help. He now is surely regarded as a respected hobbit.Since Bilbo is continuously reminded to play the role of a burglar, the dwarves chose him to ... ilbo could not have learned more about himself than he did in this journey.In J.R.R. Tolkien's, The Hobbit, the heroic nature of Bilbo Baggins is depicted through his actions in each mental and physic ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord of the Rings.

tions. Here's why. If you've never read The Lord of the Rings, then get cracking and begin with The Hobbit (1936), a fun story that will whet your appetite and invite you to jump into Tolkien's vivid ... professor of medieval English literature at Oxford University in England. He originally created The Hobbit as a bedtime story for his son. He followed that with three novels: The Fellowship of the Rin ...

(3 pages) 143 3 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Biblo Baggins of "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien Character Analysis.

Bilbo Baggins in the novel, The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, is a clever character. In the beginning of the tale, the dwarfs consider ... m. Although his idea was not thoroughly planned out, all went well.Further into the story, when the hobbit and dwarfs found the Front Gate, they were unable to open it. Dwalin said:What is our burglar ... ormation. Who would have thought he would remember Elrond's advice? Apparently, Bilbo was one witty hobbit.After entering the mountainside, Bilbo was sent to take a glimpse of what lies in the mountai ...

(3 pages) 63 2 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

Fellowship of the Rings is how good triumphs over evil. That all happens with the help of a little hobbit named Frodo. It takes immense potency for a diminutive individual to obtain the task of troun ... at was never seen before. After a man was unsuccessful in overpowering this creature Frodo, a small hobbit acted extremely courageously in defeating the creature. "Suddenly, and to his own surprise, F ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Overview of J.R.R. Tolkien's creation of Middle-earth: includes the Silmarillion, the Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings.

created by the world-renowned author, J.R.R. Tolkien. His works, including "The Silmarillion", "The Hobbit", and the famous trilogy "The Lord of the Rings", have been read by millions of people across ... ved longer than Men, around two hundred and fifty years. One dwarf that played a major role in "The Hobbit" was Thorin Oakenshield, whose grandfather was the last King under the Mountain, before the k ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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 ... n that he wants to leave and see the rest of the world and all its wanders. This shy and forthright hobbit who assumes the responsibility for destroying The Ring ushers it across vast lands of many da ...

(7 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

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

Fantasy novels, such as The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, are at times difficult for a reader to follow and understand; by definitio ... of the story that is anchored firmly in reality. This reality-link is present in characters of The Hobbit, especially the protagonist, Bilbo Baggins. Tolkien used many methods of characterization to ... rm of characterization is a physical description. This is specifically appropriate when reading The Hobbit, because Bilbo (and most of the supporting characters) isn't even human. Tolkien, however, do ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is a character analysis of Frodo Baggins from the novel, "The Lord Of The Rings:The Fellowship Of The Ring," by J.R.R Tolkien.

a single individual, Tolkien displays the brave soul a single individual can posses.Frodo, a young hobbit of exceptional character, is the ring-bearer of the fellowship. The ring Frodo carries belong ... f destroying it. Victimised by unmistakable evil and frightening dark forces, the loving and heroic hobbit succeeds at overcoming such opposition. The fear of being oppressed motivated this simple yet ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


HobbitThe Hobbit who led the Dwarves to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their treasure from the drago ... he dwarves of Dale. GOLLUM: He is perfect example of the evil powers of the One Ring. He was born a Hobbit but had the ring too long. It made him into a slimey little creature who only lives to posses ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wizard of Oz by Frank, Alice in Wonder Land by Lewis Carroll, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien This essay was written in comparison as requested by my instructor

"The Wizard of Oz"By L. Frank Baum"Alice in Wonder Land"By Lewis Carroll"The Hobbit"By J.R.R. TolkienThe Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonder Land and The Hobbit are great fantasies. A ... Just like in The Wizard of Oz the good witch would appear make things better and then disappear.The Hobbit was pretty much different in a great deal but did have several things in common with the othe ... ntain every day reality. The use of talking poker cards, flowers and a Cheshire cat.The plot in The Hobbit was more like every day reality. In The Hobbit there were people living their lives under gro ...

(4 pages) 54 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Tolkien's "The Hobbit" compared to Homer's "The Odyssey"

e Odyssey is an epic poem written by Homer and passed down the centuries by the oral tradition. The Hobbit is a fantasy novel authored by J.R.R. Tolkien introducing the world-renowned Lord of the Ring ... , but the veil opens when examined closely. There are many similarities between The Odyssey and The Hobbit.The basis of The Odyssey and The Hobbit is the heroic journey. The Odyssey is told in the tra ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers