How Does Geography Affect Culture In The Hobbit

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In the Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien, geography affects culture by creating a specific sense of peace, love of visitors, and despising of machines for the Hobbits. The Hobbits’ love for the unknown is rather unanticipated because their surroundings are familiar. However; Bilbo is very friendly to anyone, even people he has never met before. This is “because [he] never [has] any adventures or [does] anything unexpected,” (2). He only notices the good aspects in life, simply because he has yet to experience the bad. When the dwarves came unannounced, Bilbo “knew his duty and stuck to it however painful-- he might have to go without [food],” (8). Although the Hobbit has no intentions of being a host, he does what he knows is necessary to have his guests
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