The Hobbit’s Adventure Going on an adventure can be really hard, but only Bilbo Baggins knows how hard it really can be. In the story The Hobbit, by J.R.R Tolkien, a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who goes on a great adventure. He fights in many battles, verbal and physical, to fight for the greater good. Bilbo learned how to support his friends and how to be self reliant. The character changes from beginning to end, evolving into a heroic leader.
Michael Shermer, a science writer and historian of science said, “Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns, whether they exist or not.” In J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, the main protagonist, joins a group of dwarves to recover their lost, forgotten gold from Smaug the dragon. Joseph Campbell’s A Hero with a Thousand Faces, he states that many legendary heros follow a pattern in their adventures. Matthew Winkler has his own ideas of the heroic quest pattern, stating the hero's follow a pattern of eleven stages. Both The Hobbit and the heroic journey have similar elements with departure, initiation and then return.
Snot Thief VS. Pocket Thief Engrossed by the screen, the flashing lights, the angles, the sounds, watching The Hobbit is a completely different experience from the book. The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien , is about the various adventures and the challenges, that Bilbo faces on his journey to the Lonely Mountain. However the movie, The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey directed by Peter Jackson in 2012, includes, advanced computer graphics, that attracts millions of fans both old and new. Peter Jackson makes multiple changes that alter the movie from the novel.
After telling to The Wart that the destinies of two people are not identical through his tale about Elijah and the rabbi, Merlyn tells The Wart that there is an adventure that both The Wart and Kay can go on, and tells him to venture into the forest to find it. After much searching, the boys find Robin Wood, who explains to them that the dog boy, Friar Tuck, and Cavall have been taken hostage at Morgan Le Fey’s castle. However, only a child can get into the castle, and so the boys agree to go and rescue the captives. When they reach Morgan Le Fey’s castle, they see that it is guarded by a griffin and made entirely out of sweet foods. Kay and The Wart enter the castle, and using iron against Morgan, “the whole fairy appearance of the Castle Chariot melted together in collapse” (112).
In the novel The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Spear, Daniel, a poor boy, runs away from his abusive mentor and hides in the mountains. Daniel finds a group of outlaws he lives with and becomes the resident black smith. Daniel thinks his life is wonderful until one day when he is wandering around on the hills he sees two of his old friends, Joel and Malthace. Although Daniel enjoyed visiting with his friends, later he wishes he had not because now a small part of him misses his old life and his family. Throughout the course of the novel, Daniel develops in to a better person and shows everyone just how brave, faithful and loving he can be.
He knows Gandalf as the traveler wizard. He starts to the adventure because of Gandalf compares him with his mother. He travels with the dwarves a long time. He takes the ring from Gollum. At the end of the book, he becomes a brave Hobbit.
Courage A single feat of daring can alter conception of what is possible. In the novel “The Hobbit” Bilbo Baggins shows immense courage by plunging into the depths of the caves now controlled by the great and terrible Smaug. The insurmountable amounts of courage that he took with him was immense compared to the small groups of courage that I have gathered up over the years of my life. Bilbo has been a great provider of courage and bravery throughout the entire journey because he has saved all of the other companions from death and being eaten by spiders.
He took his place because Gawain knew the king would be greatly missed. He accomplishes the ordeal and cuts the green knight’s head off to seal the deal. After Sir Gawain cuts the green knights head off, the green knight leaves and Gawain doesn’t see him till the next year. When Gawain sets out to find the knight after a year, he went through three tests that proved his bravery. He was able to find the green knight and confirm he was a great knight.
The Outsiders: Literacy Essay The Novel, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, (you only need to underline the title, not the author),is a novel about a gang of young men called Greasers (from the poor side of town) who support and stand up for each other in a difficult situation, like a problem, challenge, rumble or the Socs (from the rich side of town). In this novel, a character that interested me was Darry Curtis. Darry is hard and firm and rarely grins at all. I found him interesting because he gave up his football scholarship and took two jobs to take care of his brothers(Ponyboy and Sodapop Curtis) and his gang.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a compelling and adventurous story of a boy named Huckleberry Finn and a slave named Jim, who ran off together. Huckleberry ran away from his drunkard father who locked him away in a house in the woods; while Jim ran away in fear of being sold down the Mississippi River. The two met each other on Jackson’s Island on accident and decided to stick together. Sacrifice becomes a large part of the story as both Jim and Huck make many sacrifices for each other as the story progresses.
A hefty portion of us, as children, have watched films in which a brave man goes out to destroy the evil and spares his kin. We always thought of this hero to be brave, tall, strong, and fearsome. Bilbo Baggins is as much as a hero as these heroic characters, however he is only a short, weak, cowardly hobbit who is afraid to leave the Shire, yet by the end, Bilbo Baggins defeats the five armies and spares all of Smaug. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, is written by J. R. R. Tolkien. When Bilbo Baggins gets an unexpected knock on his door, he is called to reclaim the kingdom of Erebor, he refuses, unwilling to escape the comfort of his hometown: the Shire.
Crispin: The Cross of Lead written by Avi, is an cool story about a young boy in Medieval England. The book starts with the death of the boy’s mother, which sets off a chain of political problems, removing Crispin from the village he has been in his entire life and sending him out across the content. His path cuts through the different layers of society, revealing them from a peasant’s view and showing people just how scary life in a world spread with plagues, illiteracy, and the feudal system could be. But at the same time, this is a book of innocence and wonder. Bear protects Crispin, through the adventures, Bear and Crispin become basically foster father and son.
The plot which is why the book is famous, is very well constructed and interesting. It is about a Hobbit( Hobbit’s are people who has a height below average and had no sense of adventure) named Bilbo Baggins. He lived a comfortable life in hobbit hole located in Bag end in middle Earth until one day, Gandalf the wizard and thirteen dwarves came set him out on an adventure to steal back a treasure which
Similarly, in of Mice of Men by John Steinbeck two friends named George and Lennie are migrant farm workers, looking for employment near where Steinbeck grew up in Salinas, California. Lennie is huge, strong and mentally challenged. George is the brains of the pair as they travel from ranch to ranch. They also have a secret power -- their friendship: They do not have any family. So they decided to look out for each other (G. p, 22).
In J.R.R Tolkien’s book, the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins goes on a long, treacherous journey to retrieve the dwarves’ treasure from the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo is terrified to go on this adventure, but is soon persuaded to go. This story is an epic that states all of the steps of a Hero’s Journey. With this being said, the three steps of the Hero’s Journey” are the departure, the initiation, and the return. Through Bilbo’s misadventures, he goes through all of these steps; him and all of his companions learn throughout the journey.