Essays about: "Bilbo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word Bilbo.

  1. 1. The Hidden Femininity of The Hobbit : the Gendering of Bilbo Baggins

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Josefina Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; gender norms; Bilbo; The Hobbit; femininity; masculinity;

    Abstract : This essay argues that the protagonist of The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins can be considered to be a female character in a male form. By applying feminist literary criticism this essay map out the traditional gender roles in society along with the traditional gender roles in Middle Earth in order to investigate Bilbo’s female characteristics, the similarities between him and women in patriarchal society as well as the female imagery present in The Hobbit. READ MORE

  2. 2. In a hole in the English classroom, there lived a hobbit : Archetypal criticism and ways to use The Hobbit for EFL learning

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Arvid Granström; [2019]
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    Abstract : This essay focuses on Bilbo Baggins’ journey towards becoming a hero in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Jungian Hobbit: Bilbo’s Individuation Process in the Archetypal Hero Story The Hobbit

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Pontus Brandt; [2018]
    Keywords : Archetypes; Carl Jung; The Hobbit.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Carl Jung, the Swiss psychologist, is best known for his theories of the archetypes, which are universal and archaic images that are nestled deep inside the part of the psyche that Jung coined the ‘collective unconscious.’ These can be found in art, such as literature, and be extracted and analyzed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breaking the Gender Norms : Bilbo as the Feminine Hero in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Hanna Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Tolkien; The Hobbit; Bilbo; gender norms; femininity; heroism;

    Abstract : This essay demonstrates how Bilbo, the main protagonist of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, is a feminine hero despite being male. READ MORE

  5. 5. CALL TO ADVENTURE: A comparison between the outsets of Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggins in J R R Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Per Lundberg; [2016-03-02]
    Keywords : J.R.R. Tolkien; monomyth; Joseph Campbell; Call to adventure;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore and analyse two specific events in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth mythology, namely the departures from Hobbiton of the two hobbits Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggins. READ MORE