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J.R.R Tolkien

The Hobbit summary

BIlbo Baggins, a hobbit who enjoys nothing really to extreme although deep down loves adventure. One day his hobbit hole was disturbed by Dwarfs and a wizard named Gandlaf to ask for accompany of Bilbo on a mission to retrieve the gold stolen by Smaug a huge dragon guarding the gold. Bilbo joins the quest and deals with dozens of battles physically and mentally. On the way, Bilbo encounters many things such as a magic ring and a scary creature named "Gollum."

Favorite quotes from the book

"There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after." - Gandalf

"I am like a burglar that can't get away, but must go on miserably burgling the same house day after day" -Bilbo Baggins

Favorite characters..

Where does Bilbo begin? What are his favorite things?

Bilbo starts from his hobbit hole under the hill. His favorite things are his handkerchiefs and his pipe.

How does Bilbo receive the call?

The dwarfs come to his house thanks to Gandalf and tells Bilbo his mission.

How does Bilbo respond to the call?

Bilbo says no, but deep down inside he likes adventure unlike any other Hobbit and wants to go on the adventure.

Who is his mentor and why does he think Bilbo is the right person for the job?

Gandalf is Bilbo's mentor, Gandalf thinks Bilbo is the right person for the job because he is different from all the other Hobbits. He is up for adventure and is quiet as a mouse.

Where does the ordinary world slip away and the special world begin? Are his fears truly overcome at this point?

The ordinary world slips away when the dwarfs and Bilbo begin the mission. His fears are not truly overcome at this point.

Who are Bilbo's Friends? Who are his enemies? List at least 3 tests that Bilbo faced during his journey. How is he tested?

Bilbo's friends consist of: Gandalf, Fili, Kili, Balin, Dwalin, Oin, Gloin, Dori, Nori, Ori, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur. Bilbos enemies also consist of : Thorin, Goblins, Gollum, and the trolls that try and kill him. 3 tests he faced was trying to escape Gollum. After escaping Gollum, he had to get past the goblins again. Last, he was tested in the riddle competition. He is tested to make it out alive by himself.

What does the company review? Who is to carry out the most difficult part of the plan?

The company's review is having to look at the map to get through the gate to get the gold. The one to carry out the most difficult part of the plan was Bilbo.

What is the biggest life-or-death challenge that Bilbo faces? How does he overcome this great test?

The biggest life-or-death challenge Bilbo faces is when he had to save all of the Dwarfs from captivity of the spiders. Bilbo overcomes this great test by using his sword, "sting" to kill off the spiders and let loose the Dwarfs at once.

What rewards does Bilbo earn? (physically and emotionally)

Bilbo earns part of the treasure he helped retreat from Smaug and the stone he stole. Emotionally, he is a better burglar and is mentally and physically stronger.

Is he happy or sad to return home?

Bilbo was sad yet happy to return home.

What happens when Bilbo returns home? What are people doing and how do they view him?

When Bilbo returns to his hobbit hole, people are in his house having an auction for is stuff. People view him as if they thought he died but obviously he didn't.

Is Bilbo accepted back to the Ordinary World? How has he changed? How will this affect his future choices?

Bilbo was again accepted back into the Ordinary World. He is change mentally and physically, he is stronger and he is a better burglar. This will affect his future choices by him being more out-of-the-box and him going out of his comfort zone.