Is Bilbo A Hero

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When people go places and step out of their comfort zones, sometimes they come back a different person. In The Hobbit, Bilbo is an ordinary hobbit, but after his adventure, it is apparent that Bilbo is now a hero. Three events that occur that show this transformation are when Bilbo jumps over Gollum, when Bilbo slays a spider, and when Bilbo travels to the Elvenking and Bard in order to make peace. The moment Bilbo leaps over Gollum demonstrates to the reader how Bilbo is beginning to go from hobbit to hero. In chapter five it states, “Straight over Gollum’s head he jumped, seven feet forward and three in the air...” This proves that Bilbo is beginning to become a protagonist role in the story because he could have cracked his skull on the
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