The Hobbit: Discussion Guide

Source: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novels. Use this discussion guide and analysis of Tolkein's use of language and metaphor to accompany reading The Hobbit.

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Age Range 12 - 18 years