This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

The Hobbit, By Jrr. Tolkien. This Is A Persuasive Essay Designed To Convince The Reader To Read This Book.

552 words - 2 pages

Living in his little hobbit-hole in Hobbiton, Bilbo Baggins is not the adventurous type. He is content with his normal life: eating good food, which a favorite past-time of hobbits, sipping piping-hot tea and serving it to his guests, and strolling through the rolling hills watching the sun set. Little did Bilbo know, that one bright morning in May, his life would change as a result of a few unexpected guests. Journey with Gandalf the Grey, a mysterious wizard, thirteen dwarves, and a hobbit that redefines his identity as they travel through the dark Forest of Mirkwood, past the City on the Lake, and battle the dragon Smaug the Magnificent to reclaim their long-lost treasure. You'll be sure to like this book due to the author's amazing talent, unbelievable fantasy setting, and the epic struggle between good and evil.The author, J.R.R. Tolkien, delineates this epic fantasy "as if he is actually sitting in front of you telling a story". He is able to paint a picture in your imagination with compelling words, and hold you captivated throughout the entire story. For example, Tolkien writes, "The entrance to the path was like a sort of arch leading into a gloomy tunnel made by two great trees that leant together, too old and strangled with ivy and hung with lichen to bear more than a few blackened leaves."The fantasy world Tolkien creates, Middle-Earth, contains memorable characters, in accord with an editor of Barnes&Noble.com, in which he mentions, "Bilbo Baggins, the polite and peaceful hobbit; Gandalf, the wise and powerful wizard; the eerie and sinister Gollum". Reading this...

Find Another Essay On The Hobbit, by JRR. Tolkien. This is a persuasive essay designed to convince the reader to read this book.

Wtie a book report on 'The Hobbit' by JRR Tolkein. Should be at least 3 pages

1591 words - 6 pages I am going to review The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein, (1892 - 1973) who, as most people know wrote the 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy but also many others such as 'A Question of Time' and 'The Peoples Of Middle Earth'.I feel that The Hobbit is a good book to do a review on because it is perfectly enjoyable for anyone from the age of 12 to adult. I have read it many times and especially enjoy reading the Fellowship Of The Ring afterwards.The Hobbit is

An essay on a short story from the "riverside reader". This essay is a responce to the short story Harrison Bergeron By Kurt Vonnegut

737 words - 3 pages individuality, lost their humanity. Theodore Sturgeon's novel Godbody deals with a problem seemingly distant from this, yet I think it is very similar. It deals with human sexuality and nakedness. In the introduction to this book, Robert A. Heinlein said: "God must love skin since he makes so much of it. Covering it with cloth or leather or fur in the name of 'decency' is a vice thought up by dirty old men; don't blame it on God." (Heinlein in the

This is a persuasive essay about saying no to smoking

517 words - 2 pages ever take a close look at the bottom of the cigarette box? Well, if you did not, this is what it says: SMOKING MAY CAUSE LUNG CANCER, HEART DISEASE AND MAY ALSO COMPLICATE PREGNANCY. Does it not shock you that these tobacco companies are giving us a warning?I do not know why kids think smoking is cool. Maybe they think it makes them look more like an adult or they do it because their friends are doing it, but that is not a very good reason to

This is a persuasive speech relating to the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, talks about making Benjamin the donkey the leader of Animal Farm

605 words - 2 pages Animal Farm- persuasive speechGood morning/ afternoon Mrs xxx and fellow classmates. Today I will be persuading to you that I strongly believe the role of a potential leader would be most suitable for Benjamin the donkey. In my speech today I will be convincing that Benjamin is the best candidate for a new leader. I will be discussing many good reasons to vote for Benjamin and will also be telling you about what Benjamin will be likely to

This is a speech/essay on "Anti-Internet Spam" it covers all of the negative aspects of the topic and is very persuasive to the reader. Good paper. Includes Outline

830 words - 3 pages about getting junk e-mail. Put them together and it's just annoying.OUTLINEI. Anti Internet SpamA. Ask question about junk mail and telemarketing.B. Comment on my dislike of internet spam.II.What is Spam?A. Define Spam.....B. Background info on spam and problems with spam.C. Everyone is affected by this growing problem.I. Spam senders get a free rideA. Spam costs the receiver more than the sender.B. This would be similar to getting telemarketers on

Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien BOOK REVIEW. Got 75% on this one

801 words - 3 pages The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is set in a fantasy world that has differences, as well as similarities, to our own world. The author has created the novel's world, Middle Earth, not only by using imagination, but by also adding details from the modern world. Realistic elements in the book lets` readers relate to the setting, yet have the ability to "imagine" exciting events and organisms not found on Earth. The majority of differences between

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien Book Report

562 words - 2 pages Book ReportTitle: The HobbitAuthor: J.R.R. TolkienMain Characters: Bilbo Baggins (the hobbit), Gandalf, Balin, Thorin, Fili, Kili, Bofur, Bombur, Bifur, Dwalin, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, and Gloin.Setting: All over a fantasy landPlot:This is a story about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. He was chosen by a wizard to go on a quest. He was to go on a quest to go with some dwarves (listed above) to get some treasure that a dragon named Smaug had stolen

This is a persuasive essay on the death penalty

1413 words - 6 pages spend a few years in jail before being released to return to our neighborhoods? Or should the taker-of-life have his or her life also taken? This is a complicated moral question, especially for a country like ours which values mercy, morality and justice.Some people say that the death penalty is immoral, that killers have a right to live since they are human beings, too. People against the death penalty ask why killers should lose their right to

Lord of the rings book 3 of 6 by JRR TOLKIEN and motifs

853 words - 3 pages that they lost everything including there lives and any chance of reforming into a super power again. This can be related to The Norse battle of Ragnarok in that so many died yet still the good managed to triumph.The extent that Book 3 is relevant to the motifs of Mythology and Legend is high and although Tolkien may not have know how much it is connected, it is because they are what shaped his mind. Just as this is what shapes our mind.The main relevant sources are Norse and Christian although there is a slight connection to other sources. These 2 sources are what I think he intended to be connected to his story.

A successful text is one that unsettles the reader. to what extent is this true? Refer to 'After the First Death' by Robert Cormier

1062 words - 4 pages of two different narrative strands which add complexity to the novel. Typically, as readers we expect the ending of a novel to conclude on a positive note. In the case of a thriller, this usually involves good prevailing over evil. However, After the First Death does not follow this format. The eventual death of Kate, murdered by Miro, is horrifying to the reader and proves greatly unsettling as our values of justice are not upheld. The unhappy

Using this to read an essay

568 words - 2 pages told me that she was looking at a cute bra for Jules and next thing you know she was off with the fairies looking at jolly a sports bra! What I'm saying is even if someone does fancy you I can hardly imagine he'd be the type that you would want to come home and show to your parents. Putting this together I can only assume that Jules must be a lesbian. Now believe me when I say this I am in no way against homosexuals but, I would want my baby to get

Similar Essays

It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back To Life By Lance Armstrong Versus The Hobbit By Tolkien. This Essay Is A Comparison Between The Two Books

733 words - 3 pages Armstrong's book the main character, Lance Armstrong, was a professional bike rider who got cancer. Now he had to fight to survive. In The Hobbit the main character, Bilbo, was forced to help the Dwarves, led by Thorin, to reclaim his treasure which was stolen by the dragon Smaug. Bilbo would have to be the burglar, the person who steals the treasure. But in the story Bilbo helped in more ways than that. The conflicts were resolved in

This Is A Comparison Of Two Scenes For Film Lord Of The Rings By Jrr Tolkien

774 words - 3 pages Lord of the RingsThe Shire and Isengard are two very different parts of middle-earth. An array of different camera techniques, lighting and sound effects are used to control the viewers reaction.The first shot of the shire is a LS of Frodo sat amongst the shade of the trees reading his book. The whole area around him is intense with colour. The grass is a perfect green and the sky is a cloudless blue. As the camera zooms in on Frodo, the theme

The Hobbit, By J.R.R. Tolkien, Was A Novel About Manners. This Essay Helps Define Why Manners Was Significant To The Impact Of The Story

520 words - 2 pages The Hobbit EssayIn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, The Hobbit, manners is significant to the impact of the novel. The main character, Bilbo Baggins, did many things out of politeness, such as joining the dwarves' quest, performing tasks a burglar wasn't required to do, and not killing Gollum when he had the opportunity to. Bilbo's manners had great affect on the outcome of the novel.Firstly, Bilbo joined the dwarves in their quest for the stolen

This Is Going To Tell U Lots Of Things About A Book Called "The Giver" If U Have A Hard Time To Understand It This Is The Right Essay For You To Read

991 words - 4 pages followed by warfare."(Page #111) This is a quote from one of the main character who holds the burden of memories and for the ideal community. He's the Giver. This quote proved that hunger lead to hope, physically pain cause human desire and hopes to be survive. However, the community in "The Giver" will never encounter starvation. Meals are always providing to each family unit. Worry and eager are one kind of feelings, but the community will never