Chapter Three

Chapter Three

A Short Rest

Vocabulary (to interpret)
  1. voice of hurrying water
  2. faggots
  3. fair nonsense
Questions
  1. What do you think will happen in this chapter (based on the title and what you’ve read so far)?
  2. What obstacle is Bilbo in awe of?
  3. What are the three (3) options in terms of the obstacle*?
  4. Where does Elrond live?
  5. How was the path marked?
  6. Describe the path into Rivendell.
  7. What is “…a very foolish thing to think…”?
  8. Why do you think they referred to Thorin as “father”?
  9. What kind of story is quickly told and boring?
  10. What kind of story is interesting and takes a while to tell?
  11. Describe Elrond*.
  12. What event marked the end of Bilbo and the dwarves stay in Rivendell?
  13. Write one of the stories the elves might share with Bilbo or other visitors.
  14. What name is given for Thorin’s sword?
  15. What name is given for Gandalf’s sword?
  16. Where does Elrond think the swords came from?
  17. What are moon letters and how do you read them?
  18. Describe how Bilbo writes.
  19. What (if anything) changed about what The Hobbit is about or how the story will take place?
  20. Did Bilbo and his company find out anything important?

* — 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.