The Hobbit - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7. The Eagles fly the dwarves, hobbit and wizard away from the mountains and set them down near Mirkwood. Gandalf tells the travelers that he plans to leave them soon, once he has the provisions that he needs and he sees them once again on their own journey. He takes them to the house of Beorn, a skin-changer, who is not only a large man, but also a large black bear. Gandalf makes the dwarves approach the house two at a time with five minutes between each pair. Gandalf tells Beorn the story of their journey and is frequently interrupted by the appearance of the dwarves. Beorn finds their tale fascinating and is less gruff than he would have been had they all come upon him at once. Beorn allows the travelers to stay for a while, and they get plenty of rest and lots of food...

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