The hobbit, or there and back again question about thorin. If it is the movie version, thorin is very op and seems to effortlessly kill orcs mainly down to bad directing if its the book gimli fought in way more battles and. Gandalfs reputation throughout the first chapter of the unexpected party, states that gandalf is a very wise and adventurous man. I dont remember hating thorin this much in the book. In a book where there are good races and bad races the elves and the goblins, respectively, the dwarves are probably the closest things we have to a moral grey area. The hobbit quotes, plot twists, and other important details. And why the fuck is he so young looking they even mention that hes one of the only ones to have. Thorin looked and walked as if his kingdom was already regained and smaug chopped up into little pieces. Thorin, son of thrain, son of thror, is the leader of the company of dwarves who go on a quest to get their treasure back from the dragon smaug who destroyed their kingdom under the lonely mountain a couple of generations back. Im suspecting that someone didnt see what thorin was really like in the book. Just finished the hobbit, need to vent about thorinthe. Get an answer for what causes the change in bilbos relationship to thorin during the siege of the mountain in the hobbit.
Boron antagonist possessed not that wise humanbear protagonist hut in woods dragon antagonist ruler over the mountain they are both big strong they are both rich the hobbit compare and contrast. What lesson does thorin learn at the end of the book. Though his birthright and noble bearing initially make thorin seem like a fairly. Here we take a look at the film adaptation, and compare it to its source material. Gandalf thorin is a dwarf thorin is a warrior thorin is. Thorin then tells the story of his ancestors, who lived in wealth on the mountain near dale until smaug a dragon destroyed dale and took control of the gold on the mountain. Hobbit star armitage finds a wee bit of fame usa today. Thorin oakenshield from the story in the endthe hobbit by the3meraldqueen hayley kerridge with 7,805 reads. Just finished the hobbit, need to vent about thorinthe dwarves. And the bells shall ring in gladness at the mountain kings return, but all shall fail in sadness and the lake will shine and burn.
The king beneath the mountain shall come into his hold. Part of what makes him so interesting is his greed and racism. The the hobbit quotes below are all either spoken by thorin oakenshield or refer to thorin oakenshield. Thorin oakenshield in the hobbit, or, there and back again. Thorin and kili look the best with ponytails, tho the hobbit funny fan art the only thing that could have made the hobbit movies better ponytails. This lesson examines the characters thrain ii and thror in j. In the books he was humorless, but in a likable, comically bombastic sort of way. And, although the hobbit films drew criticism for embellishing and expanding on the book, this article seeks to argue that those differences are. With a cry as loud as a growling warg, he jumped from the tree and tackled azog, with his elven sword drawn.
I dont remember hating thorin this much in the book comments showing 120 of 20 20 new. In the movies hes just so over dramatic and annoying. As the story develops, the reader realizes that thorin is a mighty warrior but that he. Time is running out as they are faced with challeng. The loves and romances of thorin oakenshield, fili, and kili. I like thorin more, but aragorn is way more experienced, skilled and faster.
The last stand of thorin oakenshield lucas graciano. The dwarves arent supposed to be entirely likable, hence why bilbo is the protagonist who serves to show them a better way of life one led by bravery, politeness and humility. Thorin doesnt lie and give a false name to the goblin kingits as if hes too proud to conceal his identity, even as he refuses to reveal the purpose of his travels. Compare and contrast thorin and bilbo in the book the hobbit. So the dwarves decide to show him, how much he belongs to the group. Tolkien, the dwarves are a race inhabiting middleearth, the central continent of earth in an imagined mythological past. Dec 19, 2014 how richard armitage let thorin become unhinged in the hobbit. He doesnt believe them and another goblin says he is lying and that thorin killed many goblins. Also, i have made the cover and did the drawing myself notice i do not own any of tolkiens characters but the ones i make up. Thorin is a fascinating, awsome character in the book and the movies.
How was thorin oakenshield different in the movie and in the book. Almost from the moment he stepping into bag end, he was haughty, arrogant, and cold. The hobbit, or there and back again i dont remember. Thorin vs azog first battle the hobbit battle of moria full hd duration.
In the book, as in the film, thorin is the leader of a company of dwarves who embark on a quest to kill a dragon and retrieve their stolen gold. The character of thorin oakenshield in the hobbit from. The hobbit thorins tragedy the it countrey justice. Most of your criticisms are lifted straight from the book. What happens when thorin tells the great goblin they mean them no harm. Jan 30, 2016 gandalf takes out a map made by thror, thorins grandfather, that shows where the gold is hidden. Compare and contrast thorin and bilbo in the book the.
He is the son of thrain ii, grandson of thror, and becomes king of durins folk during their exile from erebor. Compare and contrast thorin and bilbo in the book the hobbit and the heroic traits that they have. Although the dwarves try to claim that their journey is to reclaim their heritage, their real motivation is greed. And kili and fili will kill gimli, because he is slow, but legolas vs kili and fili, that is a tough fight 5 years ago. This is the most thorough treatment ever undertaken on the sciuridae and promises to be the definitive book on squirrels for decades to come. Thorin caught himself smiling, but that smile vanished as soon as he took notice of his behaviour. The hobbit, or there and back again i dont remember hating. What causes the change in bilbos relationship to thorin.
Apr 12, 20 movie the hobbit into scene thorin atack. The hobbit thorin vs azog and bolgs death lara day. The quest may be about thorin, or the dwarves in general, taking back the mountain but the book is not. The relationship between thorin and bilbo is what defines the story the most. Thorin is the leader of the company of dwarves who aim to reclaim the lonely mountain from smaug the dragon.
In the hobbit what important feature on thrors map does. Was there a romantic relationship between bilbo baggins and. Azog was standing in front of thorin s unmoving body and bilbo felt a spark of something completely foreign in him. Remember too that the book points out the dragon was always the weak point in their plan. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one. How richard armitage let thorin become unhinged in the. Thorin is the leader of the dwarves, and he takes himself very seriously. How to pronounce thorin ii oakenshield the hobbit jrr. Thorin oakenshieldthranduil works archive of our own. Now being a hunted by an orc pack, the dwarves of erebor, the blacksmith, and their burglar are on the run. Learn hobbit chapter 15 with free interactive flashcards. How richard armitage let thorin become unhinged in the hobbit.
The hobbit, or there and back again is a childrens fantasy novel by english author j. Get an answer for in the hobbit what important feature on thrors map does gandalf point out to thorin. Here is my book of the hobbit and lord of the rings imagines. Mar 07, 20 compare and contrast thorin and bilbo in the book the hobbit and the heroic traits that they have. As the story develops, the reader realizes that thorin is a mighty warrior but that he is stubborn, arrogant, greedy, and focused on power. First, we will identify the roles of thrain, thror, and thorin oakenshield in the history of middleearth. Choose from 500 different sets of hobbit chapter 15 flashcards on quizlet.
These events are related by the narrator, gandalf and thorin during the unexpected party at bilbos home. Learn the proper way to say and pronounce the name thorin ii oakenshield in english. Elves didnt normally even consider sex before marriage, and if a consenting couple did have sex, with or without a. The next morning, having not dusted the mantelpiece, bilbo did not see the letter until gandalf walked in and pointed it out the letter began with a greeting to burglar bilbo and thanks for his hospitality and offer to help. The hobbit, chapter 1 comprehension questions free16841. The hero of the book is bilbo, not thorin, hence the title. They are not interested until a wizard confronts them with a map and a key. Thorin is just a secondary character and his death does not ruin the story. Grandalf gives a key to thorin that leads to a secret entrance. Summary hobbits are little people, smaller than dwarfs and live underground. Thorin oakenshield wrote the message after the unexpected party in t. While banging the door with the stick gandalf leaves a nasty dent on bilbos beautiful door. Thorin ii oakenshield the hobbit jrr tolkien book movie. Best magicians in the world on americas got talent.
It was published on 21 september 1937 to wide critical. The hobbit thorins tragedy december 14, 2014 december 14, 2014 the it countrey justice the hobbit, tolkien the long awaited final instalment of the hobbit trilogy has hit the screens along with the expected fanfare, marketing tieins and the like. When he appeared from the forest silver jumped onto her feet and walked over to him, she took his face into her hands and made sure he wasnt hurt. I will happily take requests and i hope you enjoy them. Nov 17, 20 the quest may be about thorin, or the dwarves in general, taking back the mountain but the book is not. Jan 23, 2015 this scene played out exactly as i imagined it, except it was more fleshed out than in the book. They are known to love good food and like to dress in bright colours. The hobbit fanfiction thorin oakenshield x oc the lord of silver fountains, the king of carven stone. In the hobbit, thorin oakenshield is a dwarf on a mission. Thorin and company leave bilbo a twoparagraph note, written on bilbos own notepaper, left for him under the clock on the mantle.
Thorin oakenshield book summaries, test preparation. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a. Point is, aragorn had more of a love story in the book with his sword than with arwen and his talkaction ratio was unbalanced, so maybe thorin has a. When he appeared from the forest silver jumped onto her feet and walked over to him, she took his face into her hands and. Feb 07, 2009 2 thorin is a dwarf and bilbo is a hobbit. An unexpected journey with you by maxkennedy on deviantart fili, kili, and thorin image see more. Bilbo is confused and feels like he doesnt belong to the group of the dwarves we all know whos fault this is xd. The next morning, having not dusted the mantelpiece, bilbo did not see the letter until gandalf walked in and pointed it out.
Thorin in particular encapsulates the best and worst of the dwarves. Here is what happened to all of the dwarves of thorins company from the hobbit, in the order in which they were introduced to bilbo baggins and therefore to you and me, according to the texts of the hobbit and the l. At the beginning of the story, the reader has the impression that thorin is a brave and excellent reader. The hobbit, or there and back again question about. This scene played out exactly as i imagined it, except it was more fleshed out than in the book. The loves and romances of thorin oakenshield, fili, and.
Thorin is a warrior, and he acts according to a warriors code of honor, but without all that much cleverness. Thorin isnt armitages first hobbit role when he was 11, the leicester native read the book for the first time and played an elf in a relatively lowbudget stage production. In this hidden vault are stories of romance, peril, adventure, and humor for three beloved characters who need some romance since the book and movies didnt give them much of anything. Every book on your english syllabus summed up in a quote from the office.
His goal is to regain the arkenstone back from the evil dragon smaug, who has taken over his family home, the lonely mountain. Use evidence of both types of heros and text evidence to support your claims. Was there a romantic relationship between bilbo baggins. In the book, the arkenstone was a sign that thorins line was meant to rule the lonely mountain. He is conscious of his position as son of thrain and grandson of thror, king under the mountain, and mindful of his birthright to the treasure trove guarded by smaug.
Thorin oakenshield in the hobbit, or, there and back again thorin oakenshield thorin, son of thrain, son of thror, is the leader of the company of dwarves who go on a quest to get their treasure back from the dragon smaug who destroyed their kingdom under the lonely mountain a couple of generations back. The battle of the five armies, the third and final installment in peter jacksons trilogy, belongs to thorin. Thorin had been in the forest for hours before he came back. An archive of our own, a project of the organization for transformative works. Thorin oakenshield from book to film scifi and fantasy network. He would protect thorin from this creature, no matter what. In fact, as others have stated, it adds quite a bit. Besides the excellent answers given below, bear in mind that tolkien was very, very catholic, and this was reflected in his books. They never couldve taken erebor by force, which is one of the reasons gandalf settled upon burglary. Dec 14, 2014 the hobbit thorins tragedy december 14, 2014 december 14, 2014 the it countrey justice the hobbit, tolkien the long awaited final instalment of the hobbit trilogy has hit the screens along with the expected fanfare, marketing tieins and the like. They have spent over a hundred years in the mines working, not trying to reclaim their heritage. Mar 09, 20 thorin oakenshield wrote the message after the unexpected party in t. The hobbit, or, there and back again quotes shmoop. Aragorn had more of a love story in the book with his sword than with.1151 1071 281 828 1069 689 673 271 1035 1633 653 339 1596 1570 309 1464 125 102 735 169 909 616 845 367 260 641 205 1620 966 287 1014 58 1006 1139 259 1187 344 94 462 640 1310