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EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS

Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo.

Abstract
The study is aimed to describe the characterization of Bilbo Baggins and to explore the courage of Bilbo Baggins while facing his enemies as seen in the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. This research used qualitative method with a library research. The main data for the research mostly are taken from library. The subject of the research is the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. The object of the research is the courage of Bilbo Baggins as reflected in the novel. In analyzing the courage of Bilbbo Baggins, the study applied the main theory of courage by Walton and Paul Tillich. The results of the research showed that Bilbo Baggins is the main character of the novel with the characterizations comprising of forgetful, curious, enthusiastic, venturesome, and courageous. The findings of Bilbo’s courage while facing his enemies are presented in six sub-topics discussion, namely: Bilbo’s courage to face Trolls, Bilbo’s courage to face Gollum, Bilbo’s courage to face Goblin under the mountain, Bilbo’s courage to face Spider of Mirkwood, Bilbo’s courage to face Smaug, and Bilbo’s courage to face King of Wood-Elves. Meanwhile, the moral values were also purposively analyzed to provide significant benefit to the readers.

Key words: Courage, Bilbo Baggins, Main character, Psychological analysis.


 
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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171


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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=115655 [Access: May 30, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171


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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. JCR. (2020), [cited May 30, 2021]; 7(9): 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo (2020) EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. JCR, 7 (9), 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. 2020. EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. "EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo. "EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.9 (2020), 926-932. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171



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Fahmi, Bambang Widi Pratolo, Anang Yuniyanto Wibowo (2020) EXPLORING BILBO BAGGINS’ COURAGE IN FACING HIS ENEMIES AS REFLECTED IN J. R. R. TOLKIEN’S THE HOBBIT: A PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 926-932. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.171