The Hobbit Essay

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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who from his little home came across an old friend and began an exciting adventure. Hobbits were small creatures with no beards and are thought to be fat in the stomach. They dress in bright colors, mostly green and yellow, and they don't have much magic about them. They don't wear shoes, because their feet naturally grow leather soles. They have thick brown curly hair with long brown fingers, good-natured faces, and hearty laughs. Now Bilbo came from a very rich and respectable family. The Took side of him was the rich and not too respectable adventure wanting side. The Baggins side was respectable. Although Bilbo acted like his respectable father something about him was different on the Took side. Now Gandalf was a different character. Adventure came with Gandalf everywhere he went. He was good friends with the old Tock. He visited Bilbo with a tall pointed blue hat, a gray cloak, a silver scarf in which his white long beard hung over down below his waist with large black boots. Thorin was Bilbo's companion or his boss if that's what you would call him. Thorin was very haughty and was a very important dwarf. He had his own company of thirteen dwarves. He was stubborn but was very good when he was in charge when he needed to be. The story starts out with Gandalf telling Bilbo he will be going on an adventure. Bilbo is introduced to Thorin and Co. They explain to Bilbo what's going to happen on their journey. They start out their journey, telling Bilbo he's their burglar who's going to steal their treasure back from the dragon. Their journey to the caves of the great dragon Smaug is long and hard. First they come across trolls in which Gandalf comes in the nick of time to save them. Then as they are going over the mountains, the goblins capture them, and Gandalf once again had to help them out. While running through the caves to get out Bilbo gets dropped and as he tries to find a way out he meets the great Gollum. Bilbo had to outsmart the Gollum in riddles before escaping by putting on the magic ring...

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