the hobbit summary

Posted by admin on January 7, 2018 in Articles

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a story about little Bilbo Baggins and his not-so-little adventure. The theme of The Hobbit is Bilbo’s development into a hero. A common favorable thing about this novel is the character grown that Bilbo experiences through his journey; he steps out of his comfort zone and challenges himself, and in the end he proves to be quite heroic for a little hobbit. It seems to be inspiring how Bilbo pushes himself outside of his comfort zone time after time. This is a journey of self discovery and he sure does discover a thing or two about himself and his limits. If a tiny little hobbit who sees adventure as “nasty disturbing uncomfortable things” can sneak up on a dragon, then surely anyone can tackle a Monday, that’s how Bilbo makes you feel at least.
The author supports the theme by growing Bilbo’s character from a shy, comfortable, and complacent in his secure little hole at Bag End. When Gandalf talk s him into embarking on the quest with Thorin’s dwarves, Bilbo becomes so frightened that he faints. But as the novel progresses, Bilbo prevails in the face of fear and adversity, justifying Gandalf’s early claim that there is more to the little hobbit than what meets the eye. Evidence of his grown is laid throughout the novel and is truly convincing due to his continuous decision to push himself.
Tolkien was a scholar who specialized in the study of medieval English language and literature. As a result, much of his works, including The Hobbit, is influenced by his interests. In addition to the language, Tolkien’s literary interests also find their way into his novel in many of the myths he reworks and the conventions and codes he utilizes, and he has a weird art of naming swords and weapons. The culture of The Hobbit was alike with our Middle Ages, having been full of kingdoms and fiefdoms. This work makes for a distinctive reading experience because Tolkien creates a world, and languages, with a hilarity that no one has done, He…