Asdf Essay

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Grade Summer Reading Assignment The Hobbit Summary: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit residing in the Shire. He never did anything unexpected and was highly regarded for it. Then, a wizard by the name of Gandalf invites him on a journey to reclaim a dwarven homeland and slay a dragon. Without further ado, the wizard inducted Bilbo into the company of Thorin Oakensheild, King under The Mountain. Shortly after setting off, the company comes upon a family of mountain trolls. With much cleverness, stalling, and magic from Gandalf the company left the trolls with only a few scratches. The dwarves and Bilbo then came upon the last homely house of Rivendell. After many a day of rest and full bellies, the company set off again. As they began to settle in for the night in a barren cave, they soon come to realize they are not the only inhabitants. As the dwarves were taken by goblins, Bilbo found himself in another dwelling, the home of Gollum. There he found the one ring which can make one invisible, Bilbo used it to escape Gollum and once again found the company. They then find themselves at the house of Beorn, the man of many faces. After a good rest the company sets off towards Mirkwood with renewed provisions. At this time, Gandalf leaves the company. After a battle of spiders, a disturbance of the Elven King Thranduil and an escape by barrels, the company find themselves in Lake Town. Thorin leads the company from to the Lonely Mountain and home of Smaug the Magnificent. After the death of the dragon, the company find themselves in the battle of five armies. Then, when all was said and done, Bilbo returned home with the honor of dwarves, wizards, and all such folk as ever passed that way. Theme: A hero is an ordinary person who does extraordinary things. * “To the end of his days Bilbo could never remember how he found

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