Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Nineteen

The Last Stage

Vocabulary (to interpret)
  1. nine days’ wonder
Questions
  1. What day did Bilbo and Gandalf return to Rivendell?
  2. Where had Gandalf been after he left Bilbo and the dwarves?
  3. How loud does Bilbo snore (according to the elves*?
  4. What was Bilbo doing as he passed familiar places from the first part of the adventure?
  5. How did the ponies feel (see anthropomorph) when Gandalf and Bilbo add more bags of gold?
  6. What was happening when Bilbo and Gandalf finally made it back to Bag End?
  7. The sign on Bilbo’s gate indicates Bilbo’s name, Bilbo Baggins, Esquire. Esquire indicates a specific area of education and employment. What was Bilbo’s employment before he went on his adventure (based on his name)?
  8. Other than spoons, what did Bilbo lose?
  9. What did Bilbo do with his sword?
  10. What did he do with his mail?
  11. What did he do with his ring?
  12. What was the fate of The Master of the lake town?

* — Direct quotes used as your answer.

— Before reading on you need to a) think about the question, and b) do your best to answer it in the context of what you are reading.