Bilbo's 'Positive Change In The Hobbit'

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Life is a learning experience which most of the time requires one to change. In the book, The Hobbit, Bilbo undergoes a very positive change of poltroon to a gallant and adventurous little hobbit. Three instances of this occurring are when he goes to pick-pocket the trolls, when he finds a way into the mountain, and his fight with the giant spider. The first instance that begins to advance Bilbo’s personality is when he decides to pickpocket the trolls. This is a major turning point in the book because it is the first instance in Bilbo’s life that he actually has to be brave. However, this results in the entire group of dwarves, as well as Bilbo, in danger. This shows Bilbo that being brave requires one to think, and that being bold doesn’t
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