The Hobbit

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The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien was published in 1937. It is a story about a brave hobbit, Bilbo, who goes on an adventure to help some of his dwarf friends get back their stolen treasure. The Hobbit is based on the beginning of the trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. The Lord of the Rings is a world wide selling trilogy. But The Hobbit is easily forgotten. This is my critique for the book, The Hobbit. The Hobbit is quickly read. The language in the Hobbit wasn’t hard for me to understand at all. Tolkien writes in such a way that it doesn’t make you guess or assume to what he is trying to say. The vocabulary used in this book is not very hard to understand. Sure there were some words that I didn’t get, but after reading a couple of lines down I easily understood to what Tolkien was saying. The sentence structure in this book is perfect. He has a mix of sentence structures from complex to simple to grasp our attention and keep us entertain in what is happening. The only compliant I have in his reading is how hard the names are to pronounce. You most likely haven’t heard of the names like Thorin, Gandalf, Bilbo or Smaug. He clearly made up some of these names in his own.…show more content…
The adventure Tolkien gives Bilbo is so engaging that it makes it impossible to put down the book. Tolkien is a very good writer. Just look at his trilogies popularity. Tolkien doesn’t only take Bilbo on a big adventure, but he drags you alone with him. He makes it come to life. He captivates his audience and yanks you into the story. And that is why they had to make six movies after the books he has written. They are some of the best movies I have seen. They take you attention and keep it through the whole two and a half hours of it. And the sad part is, is that the movies leave a lot of information out of the book. I’m not a big reader at all, but The Hobbit kept my attention through all of

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