Coming of Age
Although Bilbo Baggins is ‘fully aged’ at the beginning of the novel, his adventure teaches him bravery, courage, how to develop skills he didn’t know he had and to have responsibility for himself and for others. In effect: he grows up and found a different side to himself.
The love and desire of their homes motivate most of the main characters in ‘The Hobbit’. It is the sense that Bilbo always wishes he never came on the adventure and stayed in his warm hobbit hole. While the dwarfs embarked on the adventure as to return to their home under the lonely mountain which they are to claim back from smaug the dragon.
‘The Hobbit’ being a fantasy novel contains the many aspects that most fantasies would