What if someone went on a crazy, dangerous adventure and came back a hero? The book The Hobbit, written by J. R. R. Tolkein, has many universal themes connected to finding out who someone really is. In this book, Bilbo Baggins goes on a journey that would change his life forever. He encounters goblins, creatures, trolls, wargs, spiders, and greed, but not without his friends and his new magic ring. They all venture far away to a mountain, in hope of reclaiming their treasure that has been taken over by a mischievous dragon.
There are also characters whose main purpose in the story are to have contrast with the protagonist and help them develop. These characters don't necessarily have to be good or bad. They are called foils. Thorin Oakenshield is a foil in the Hobbit. Even though he’s perspective in the story is still questionable, but he plays one of the most important roles in Bilbo’s development of becoming a hero.
Gandalf, a wizard forces Bilbo on an adventure to regain treasure with thirteen dwarves. The company faces many challenges while Gandalf aids them. Eventually, Bilbo becomes forced to take charge and lead the company to the mountain. The experiences Bilbo encounters throughout his journey define and shape him into the hero he becomes. The Hobbit follows the story of Bilbo by mirroring the heroic journey, showing Bilbo’s dramatic change from the Hobbit he once was.
Bilbo is able to overcome his fear and how horrified he felt, when he beheld the spiders pinching and prodding his friends. Bilbo showed an extraordinary amount of bravery as well as cunning when he decided to take on the spiders to save the dwarves. The chapter “Spiders and Flies,” demonstrates how much Bilbo has grown “Already he was a very different hobbit from the one that had run left his house without a pocket-handkerchief from Bag-End long ago. He had not had a pocket-handkerchief for ages. He loosened his dagger in its sheath, tightened his belt, and went
The hero’s journey shows Bilbo's transition from ordinary hobbit to powerful hobbit. The Hobbit is home to many literary devices, including The Hero's Journey, Plot Devices, Character Archetypes and symbolism. First off is the hero's journey. In the case of Bilbo Baggins, his journey starts in
Bilbo v.s Gollum Who will win in a riddle game bilbo or gollum? Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in peace and comfort. The Title of the book is The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien and the director is Peter Jackson. In the book a lonely hobbit lives by himself in a big hobbit hole. He is asked one day by the magnificent wizard Gandalf to come along with a group of 13 dwarves and they took plain old Bilbo on a adventure.
In the beginning of the book, THE HOBBIT, we meet Bilbo. Bilbo is a well respected Hobbit. He lives in the Shire and goes about minding his own business. He enjoys staying where he is comfortable and where things are predictable. He believes that life should stay simple and plain, and that there is no time for adventures.
Bilbo Baggins, of Bag End, was not one often thought of when one thinks of a hero. People with super strength, or speed, or both are often what come to mind. Bilbo, however, possessed none of those qualities, he was in fact, a Hobbit. A Little Hobbit living in a comfortable hole, in The Shire. Hobbits never went on adventures, it was not done.
So he can find his friends. Furthermore, Bilbo preservers throughout his journey. In the movie, Bilbo preservers in Mirkwood by killing some giant spiders and setting all his friends free (Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug). Some people may believe that being able to preserver doesn’t make a hero, but they should know Bilbo is a better hero because preservers and saves his friends from giant spiders instead of running away while he had the chance. In addition, Bilbo is more sneaky than Odysseus.
In the beginning of the movie "THe Hobbit" Bilbo is a small peaceful hobbit who lives in the Shire. He loves to keep things in order, was never late, and disliked adventures or anything unexpected. As the movie progresses he starts to portray more courage, bravery, heroism and becomes more adventurous. When the dwarves offer Bilbo to join them on their quest, Bilbo faints upon hearing the news. He decides to join their quest anyways and finds that in the beginning its really uncomfortable and wishes that he was back in his cozy little home.