The Hobbit - Study Guide Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3. The travelers need to replenish their supplies and to rest for a time in a place of safety before they travel on to the Misty Mountains. Gandalf takes them to Rivendell, home of the elves and where his friend Elrond lives in the Last Homely House. Bilbo loves the elves, but dwarves have never gotten on well with them and think them rather foolish. As they enter the valley where the elves live, the travelers are greeted with singing from the trees. They spend at least fourteen days with the elves.

The elves provide the travelers with provisions to help them to traverse the mountain passes awaiting them in the Misty Mountains. Elrond looks at the swords Thorin and Gandalf took from the troll’s cave; they were made by the High Elves of the West for the Goblin-wars. Thorin’s is named Orcrist, the Goblin-cleaver...

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