The Hobbit

The Hobbit

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  • Date Submitted: 11/02/2008 8:21 PM
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The Hobbit: Synopsis

The Hobbit, a novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, is a very

interesting and mind blowing novel. From it’s wide variety of

races, such as goblins, dwarves, humans, elves, hobbits, and

even a dragon, to it’s huge world full of much reality and

adventurous places. The world that The Hobbit takes place in is

called Middle Earth. The incredible thing about the novel is that

Tolkien created all of the mythology and geography in it. Even

the languages were his idea, based on the many ancient

languages he had known.

In The Hobbit, there were many different types of people.

The hobbit people, who mostly were laid back, and for the most

part very kind. They were also very tiny in height at about half

the size of the humans. Although laid back, some of the hobbits

such as Bilbo Baggins, liked the idea of going on mysterious

adventures but never really did.

Another amusing race was the dwarves. The dwarves were

loud, abnoxious little men but had strong hearts. They always

liked a good battle and loved treasures. The dwarves in The

Hobbit were lead by Thorin, the grandson of King Thror, the king

of the dwarves. Thorin and his men were in search of assistance

to get back the treasure in which the dragon Smaug had taken

from Thror and his people, and to take over the mines once


Two of the more powerful kinds of people were the humans

and the elves. Both in abundance of men and trained archers and

swordsmen. The elves are split into two types, the Wood Elves,

and the High Elves. The Wood Elves reside in place called

Mirkwood and tend to not have as much respect and are not as

wise as the High Elves. The High Elves lived in a city called

Rivendell, a peaceful place where there is little danger. Lord

Elrond is in charge of the elves and becomes quite good friends

with Bilbo and his companions. The main human in the novel is

Gandalf the...

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