1 / 9

And What is a Hobbit?

And What is a Hobbit?. What is the definition of hobbits?. * Little ppl, smaller than dwarves. 2. How are hobbits described?. * Love, peace, & quiet, good tilled earth * Dislike machines, but handy w/ tools * Are nimble, but don’t like to hurry * Have sharp ear & eyes * Inclined to be fat

Télécharger la présentation

And What is a Hobbit?

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. Content is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only. Download presentation by click this link. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server. During download, if you can't get a presentation, the file might be deleted by the publisher.


Presentation Transcript

  1. And What is a Hobbit? What is the definition of hobbits? * Little ppl, smaller than dwarves 2. How are hobbits described? * Love, peace, & quiet, good tilled earth * Dislike machines, but handy w/ tools * Are nimble, but don’t like to hurry * Have sharp ear & eyes * Inclined to be fat * Wear bright colors, but seldom shoes * Like to laugh & eat (6 meals/day) & drink * Like parties & giving/receiving presents * Inhibit land called The Shire (place between River Brandywine & Far Downs)

  2. 3. The book tells about who? Bilbo Baggins – far-wandering hobbit who discovered one Ring of Power (some say stole) & brought it back to The Shire Chapter 1: AN UNEXPECTED PARTY 1. Describe the hobbit-hole. * Tube-shaped hall/tunnel – winding into side of hill * Bedrms – bathrms – cellars – pantries (lots) – wardrobes – kitchens – diningrms * Best rms on left side – only ones w/ windows 2. Whose hobbit-hole is it? Baggins

  3. 3. What is said about Bagginses? Very respectable – rich – not adventurous - predictable 4. Describe a hobbit. * Half our big ppl height – smaller than bearded Dwarves * No beards – little/no magic except what helps them disappear quickly & quietly * Fat stomach – dress in bright colors (mostly green & yellow) – wear no shoes (feet naturally grow leathery souls) – think, warm, brown, curly hair * long, clever brown fingers – good-natured faces – deep, fruity laugh – eat dinner twice daily when they can

  4. 5. Who is Bilbo Baggins mother? Father? * Belladonna Took * Bungo Baggins 6. What surprisingly happens as Bilbo is standing outside 1 day? * Gandalf came by 7. What is so surprising about it? * hasn’t been to The Hill for ages & ages – not since Old Took died 8. What is Gandalf looking for? How successful is he? Why? * Someone to share in an adventure * Not – not what hobbits do – makes them late for dinner

  5. 9. What does Gandalf say he has for Bilbo? An adventure 10. What is Bilbo’s reaction? Doesn’t want it – wants Gandalf to go away 11. What does Gandalf do before he leaves? Scratched a sigh on Bilbo’s door 12. Who does Bilbo thinks rings his bell? Who is it? * Gandalf for tea * Dwalin 13. Who rings the bell next? Balin 14. What does Balin ask for? Beer & seed cake

  6. 15. What does Bilbo learn about Dwlain & Balin? They’re brothers 16. Who comes next? Kili & Fili DEPREDATIONS: robbery 17. Who are the next 5 to arrive? Dori – Nori – Ori – Oin - Gloin BEWILDERED: completely puzzled or confused 18. Who is pounding on the door? Bifur – Bofur – Bombur – Thorin w/ Gandalf

  7. DETACHABLE: unfasten & separated LARDERS: room or place where food is kept; pantry FLUMMOXED: bewildered; confused SORCEROUS: nature of black magic; witchery 19. What does Thorin ask for after the meal? Who brings what? * Music * Kili & Fili - fiddles * Dori, Nori, & Ori - flutes * Bombur - drum * Bifur & Bofur - clarinets * Dwalin & Balin - viols * Thorin - harp 20. What happens to Bilbo after listening to the song? Overcome w/ desire to see great mts., hear pine trees, & waterfalls, explore caves & wear a sword PLUNDERING: robbing goods FENDER: pressed or formed sheet metal CONSPIRATOR: plotter

  8. 21. What happens to Bilbo during Thorin’s speech? Shieks – kneels by hearthrug – shaking like jelly that’s melting – falls to floor – calls out “stuck by lightning” 22. How was the game of golf invented & by who? * Old Took’s great granduncle Bullroarer * Knocked a king’s head off w/ wooden club during a battle & it sailed 100 yds into rabbit-hole 23. What is the one point they haven’t noticed on the map? Secret entrance – hidden passage to Lower halls 24. Why is Old Smaug knowing about the secret entrance not a big deal? Entrance is too small for him to fit thru (5’ high & only 3 abreast can walk thru it)

  9. 25. What question does Bilbo ask about the door? What answer dose he get? * How can such a large door be kept hidden * guess: looks like side of mountain 26. What does Gandalf give Thorin to make it easier? A key PRUDENT: wise in practical affairs REMUNERATION: reward 27. What is the “short version” of what Bilbo wants to know about being the burglar on the adventure? * “ ‘What am I going to get out of it?’” * “ ‘Am I going to come back alive?’”

More Related