June 8

Day 159

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 7: Queer Lodgings
    *Read the second fifth of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter VII: Medwed, (i) and (ii)

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why did Gandalf choose Bilbo to come with him to meet Beorn first?
    2. What do you think of Gandalf’s method of introducing the group to Beorn?
    3. What do you think of Beorn?