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HEROIC QUALITIESIn the story The Hobbit Bilbo ends up being the hero in many situations At first you would not consider him a hero by any of todays typical standards for one For example hes not big strong handsomeor good with any particular weapon But in the hobbit bilbo does not need any of those particular standards He is considered a hero under different standards He is lucky brave this aspect develops throughout the novel intelligent and can be quite witty as well In this essay I will outline how all these qualities are necessary for heroismThe first aspect I listed was luck In order to be a hero you have to have luck on your side when you really need it Because sometimes its going to come down to pure chance and luck of the draw One who is consistently unlucky will not have great success at being hero One example of Bilbos luck is in chapter 2 when him and the dwarves are about to be roasted Gandalf shows up to save them all Now given that that is not Bilbo in a heroic situation but it is a sign that he does get lucky Another example of Bilbos luck in a heroic situation is in chapter 9 Bilbo is very lucky when he is able to first escape the elves He is again lucky when he is able to explore the elven palace at such great length Yet another example of his luck is when extremely potent wine comes in barrelsand ends up putting the chief guard asleep who is in sole possession of the keys which can unlock all the dwarves prisons So with all these examples of how luck can be a factor in heroism I am left to believe that it is a necessary qualityAnother necessary quality needed to be a hero is bravery This is more than likely the most needed quality of all in being a
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