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Usually in life once you conquer evil you become mightier and more confident in yourself As a result it prepares you for further occurrences with evil This was the case in J R R Tolkiens novel The Hobbit Throughout the novel Bilbo is greatly affected by the characters and groups he meets Each character or group increases Bilbos confidence and prepares him for the final battle with Smaug Gollum the spiders and the dwarves are the three most significant characters or groups that Bilbo meets throughout the novel Each one of these characters or groups greatly advances Bilbos courage and prepares him for the next step in his adventurous journey The first significant character that Bilbo meets is Gollum Deep down in the Goblin caves was where Gollum lived He was a small slimy creature as dark as darkness except for two big round pale eyes in his thin face p 71 A very cautious and blind Bilbo was nearby trying to find a way out of the caves He was left behind while riding the Doris back The dwarves were running away from the Goblins when out of nowhere the Goblins unexpectedly grabbed Dori who was at the back of the line Being on his back the hobbit rolled off his shoulders into the blackness and remembered nothing more When Bilbo opened his eyes he wondered if he had for it was just as dark as with them shut p 68 This is why he was roaming the dark still tunnels of the Goblins While Bilbo was slowly feeling his way through the tunnel Gollums hiss emerged into his ear The hobbit nearly jumped out of his skin p 72 After a bit of negotiating Gollum and the hobbit decided to have a contest with riddles If Bilbo could not solve the riddle he would have to be eaten If Gollum could not solve the riddle he would have to guide the hobbit to
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