the hobbit

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In J.R.R Tolkien's novel, The Hobbit, there are major themes of bravery and transformation. The main character goes through a lot of character and personality changes. By the end of the novel the hobbit, also known as Bilbo Baggins, is almost a different person with many new characteristics.

Bilbo Baggins starts out as a round bellied little creature who is happy staying at home. Bilbo is half the size of a man and likes comfortable, peaceful life. Bilbo has two family characteristics that he has inherited. The Baggins side of his family is exactly what Bilbo likes at the beginning of the book. The Baggins are typical hobbits who like food and their hobbit holes. The other side of his family the Tooks, like adventure. The characteristics of the Tooks start to show a lot more by the end of the book.

The wizard Gandalf, goes to visit the little Hobbit in the beginning or the story and asks him if he wants to be a burglar for the dwarves on their adventure. The dwarves and going on a very long and dangerous adventure to reclaim their treasure in the Lonely Mountain that is being guarded by a powerful dragon

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