Worldview In 'The Hobbit' By Bilbo Baggings

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Worldview is the how you interpret the reality you live in and what you believe to be true. Everyone has a worldview, it can change and vary for each person. But there is a common ground in worldviews, which is that they are influenced by what we read, watch, and associate ourselves with. In addition to science and religion. In ‘The Hobbit’, we see Bilbo Baggings change the way he views the world. At the start of the book Bilbo was not interested in life outside of the shire or hobbit hole. But by the end, he was introduced to the outside world and became familiar with the views of others. Such as the elves, dwarves, and dragons. After being popularized with the “outside” Bilbo then yearned for adventure, compared to before when Gandalf had to trick Bilbo into…show more content…
An example of good that is shown is being your brother’s keeper. When talking about being your brother keeper the Bible gives us a good look at what it means to be your brother’s keeper. Matthew 25:35 states” For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me” The verse tells us that being your brother’s keeper means helping them no matter what they have done or who they are. Overall, it refers to being responsible for someone. This is reflected in Bilbo Baggins actions near the beginning of his adventure, when all the Dwarfs come over to Bilbo’s house. Though Bilbo is upset that the Dwarfs mess up his house by trailing mud on the carpet and messing with his things. Although, they acted poorly he still lets them stay and makes them food and drinks. The Dwarves then noticed Bilbo’s kind ways and they then help him by cleaning up after themselves. The hospitality of Bilbo gives us a glimpse into Tolkiens idea of what good is and that is treating people with respect and kindness even if they are strangers. In return those who help and accept people are to be loved and respected as
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