The Hobbit Compare And Contrast

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Kevin Conroy once said, “Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It’s how they handle it that makes people unique.” He’s saying that if everyone was to be given the same obstacle, everyone would do it in their own distinctive way, which makes them all unique. In The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien, two different kinds of creatures, dwarves and a hobbit named Bilbo, were given the same journey to go on, but they handled it in diverse ways. Dwarves and hobbits are two peculiar creatures. They had a few similarities, but when they went on a journey together to retrieve the dwarves stolen treasure they handled the whole scenario in very distinctive ways. Throughout the story, they faced many arduous problems and they handled the situations in their own exclusive…show more content…
In The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien, dwarves and hobbits are highly similar and compellingly different in many ways, including their physical abilities, intelligence, and values. When looking over the evidence, it is clear that the first indication of differences between dwarves and hobbits are shown in their physical abilities. Hobbits are non-adventurous, routine creatures that eat many meals a day, hence why they are plump. They have very distinctive body characteristics that highly benefit them. Tolkien illustrated the image of hobbits by stating, “They are inclined to fat in the stomach, they dress in bright colors (chiefly green and yellow); wear no shoes, because their feet grow natural leathery soles and thick warm brown hair like the stuff on their heads; have long clever brown fingers, good- natured faces, and deep fruity laughs.” (Tolkien 4).
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