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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

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If Tolkien focused too much on the dwarfish storyline at the end then the focus of the story would have appeared different. They stayed long in that good house, fourteen days at least, and they found it hard to leave. With the help of the ring, which confers , Bilbo escapes and rejoins the dwarves, improving his reputation with them. Set in Middle Earth 60 years before the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, the adventure follows the journey of Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom from the fearsome dragon Smaug. They use the term mathom for old and useless objects, which are invariably given as presents many times over, or are stored in a museum mathom-house. On the contrary, he was a shy academic, who lived quietly with his wife and four children in North Oxford. Tolkien greatly prefers this motif over the later medieval trend of using the dragon as a symbolic or allegorical figure, such as in the legend of.

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SparkNotes: The Hobbit: Plot Overview

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While they stayed there, the knew them. . Lost in the goblin tunnels, he stumbles across and then encounters , who engages him in a game of riddles. The lived on the lowest slopes of the Misty Mountains in hobbit holes dug into the hillsides. Enjoy the story as the simple entertainment it was meant to be. In the end Bilbo gives up the precious stone and most of his share of the treasure to help those in greater need. He had been over the river and right back up into the mountains - from which you can guess that he could travel quickly, in bear's shape at any rate.

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Hobbit

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Deadly monsters, goblins, wolves, unfriendly elves are between their goal, the sinister Misty Mountains, rivers to cross, lakes too, the dark thick forest Mirkwood, where evil giant spiders, sinister wizards, unfriendly wood-elves reside, with only a little stream to guide and follow , then Gandalf abandons them. Of all the principal characters of the story, he possesses probably the least of that quintessential heroic attribute - martial prowess. Tolkien subsequently began work on The New Hobbit, which would eventually become , a course that would not only change the context of the original story, but lead to substantial changes to the character of. They are adept at throwing stones. Chapter 5 — Riddles in the Dark. .

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Hobbits

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Some of my favourites quotes: At any rate he under no enchantment but his own. The peoples are diverse and contrasting; I think the differences between the elves and the dwarves are best captured in their music. As for The Hobbit, I was reluctant to read the book because I disliked the movie adaptation. And you write a very good review. In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.

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The Hobbit

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Bilbo Baggins transverses to seek adventure and a pot of gold. I find it hard to believe there are people who have no clue what the book is about. Instead, this simple children's story resonates and fascinates. Clothing: green velvet breeches; red or yellow waistcoat; brown or green jacket; gold or brass buttons; a dark green hood and cloak belonging to a dwarf. I give this book a perfect five stars.

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

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It is unique and groundbreaking. Nearly all scholars agree that Men were closely related to Hobbits, far more closely than Men were to either or. Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien's Mythology. Tolkien weaved his magic here and delivered a timeless classic. In a 1955 letter to , Tolkien recollects that he began work on The Hobbit one day early in the 1930s, when he was marking papers. Shippey writes that all the same, rabbit is not a native English species, but was deliberately introduced in the 13th century, and has become accepted as a local wild animal.

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The Hobbit

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. Large numbers of Hobbits followed them, and most of their former territory was depopulated. The Wizard marks him as the fourteenth member of his company, his burglar. Tolkien refines parts of Beowulf 's plot that he appears to have found less than satisfactorily described, such as details about the cup-thief and the dragon's intellect and personality. In The Lord of the Rings, he has explain that tobacco had been brought from the West by the.

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

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He was one of Tolkien's closest friends, and an agnostic at the time. The Hobbit employs themes of. And he was miserable, alone, lost. Tolkien was responsible not only for our current ideas of many creatures of fantasy, and a whole other world. There are trolls, giant spiders, giants, goblins, were-wolf sorts called wargs, talking eagles, a communicative, if murderous dragon, elves of both the helpful and difficult sorts, and a few men, as well.

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