About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about the elves within The Hobbit will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to explore the characteristics of the elves in the book. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in their studying of the elves in The Hobbit
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Elves in The Hobbit practice exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Elves in The Hobbit practice exam to make sure you're prepared.
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- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the elves in The Hobbit for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- The character of the Elf King
- The role of Elrond in the novel
1. The Elf King in The Hobbit
In 'The Hobbit' the Elf King, Thranduil, is the king of the Woodland Realm. He shows his entitlement and arrogance in his rule as king, but his reticence to help others is discarded to fight in in the Battle of the Five Armies.
2. Elrond in The Hobbit
Expert rune-reader, party master, lord of the Last Homely House, Elrond of Rivendell is an all-around great guy, and he plays an important role in J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'. Let's see what all the fuss is about.
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