Table of Contents
- 1 Why does Bilbo agree to join the dwarves on their adventure?
- 2 Who convinces Bilbo to go on the adventure?
- 3 What does Bilbo say about adventures?
- 4 Why did Bilbo never marry?
- 5 Who did Gandalf finally arrive with?
- 6 What is Bilbo’s plan to avoid war?
- 7 Why does Bilbo agree to join the dwarves in their adventure?
- 8 Why did Gandalf want to be a hobbit?
Why does Bilbo agree to join the dwarves on their adventure?
Bilbo agrees to go on the journey, partly out of pride, because the dwarves are skeptical of his ability. Gandalf takes out a map made by Thror, Thorin’s grandfather, that shows where the treasure is hidden. He points to a secret entrance marked on the map and gives Thorin the key to it.
Why does Bilbo decide to go on the adventure?
why does Bilbo agree to join the dwarves on their adventure? He wanted to prove he could do what they wanted him to do and his Took side took over.
Who convinces Bilbo to go on the adventure?
Bilbo is quite content at Bag End, near the bustling hobbit village of Hobbiton, but one day his comfort is shattered by the arrival of the old wizard Gandalf, who persuades Bilbo to set out on an adventure with a group of thirteen militant dwarves.
What does Bilbo gain from his adventure?
Bilbo gains bravery, wisdom, courage, and achieves self-actualization. He realizes upon his return (the auction) that the people of his hometown do not care about him.
What does Bilbo say about adventures?
“We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner! I can’t think what anybody sees in them.”
Why is there so much singing in The Hobbit?
The crazy fun songs, such as Sam’s troll song, are there to break up the monotony of the journey, to lighten otherwise tense moods, and to provide some character for the hobbits’ society. Tolkien was showing rather than telling, which is a requirement for all great fiction.
Why did Bilbo never marry?
The most likely reason is that Tolkien did not want to complicate the adventure for his sons, who were the first audience of The Hobbit. They were not interested in hearing about married men going off and having adventures — they wanted “boy tales”.
What two things did Gandalf give Thorin?
What two things does Gandalf give Thorin? Gandalf gives Thorin a map and a key.
Who did Gandalf finally arrive with?
Question 7: Who did Gandalf finally arrive with? Answer: Gandalf finally arrived with Thorin.
Why is there so much singing in the Hobbit?
What is Bilbo’s plan to avoid war?
What is Bilbo’s plan to avoid war? Is it a good plan? Bilbo leaves the mountain without being caught by telling Bombur that Bilbo should take watch and once they swapped he wore his ring and slipped over the wall. Bilbo’s plan to avoid war is giving bard the Arkenstone so he could trade with Thorin.
What does Bilbo always say?
“Come along back to your nice cells, and I will lock you all in again, and you can sit there comfortably and think of a better plan-but I don’t suppose I shall ever get hold of the keys again, even if I feel inclined to try.” – Bilbo Baggins.
Why does Bilbo agree to join the dwarves in their adventure?
At first he’s almost relieved that the dwarves have left ahead of him, and he feels he’s out of it…… no adventure for Bilbo. Fortunately, Gandalph brings Bilbo a note from Thorin. It’s a thank you note, which cites his “grateful acceptance” for his (Bilbo’s) offer of “professional assistance.” And then off he goes!
How did Bilbo Baggins get excited about Gandalf?
Bilbo gets excited about Gandalf’s previous adventures, and Gandalf interprets that as Bilbo asking to take him on an adventure. Respectable hobbits do not go on adventures.
Why did Gandalf want to be a hobbit?
Gandalf, it seems, was looking for a hobbit before he thought of Bilbo. He came to The Shire looking for a companion for Thorin & Co, and began asking around for such a hobbit. He soon found what he was looking for: a hobbit yearning for adventure (quite a rare thing). He hears of Bilbo, and his strange doings, and is intrigued.
Who was Bilbo baggins’mother in The Hobbit?
Bilbo was not an ordinary hobbit. His mother was Belladona Took, and they say that Tooks look ‘fairy’ as if they had elven blood in them. This is not true, but before Tooks (Tooks are mostly Fallohides) came to dwell in Shire they were friendly with the elves.