May 23

Day 143

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 2: Roast Mutton
    *Read the third fourth of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter II: Trolls, (i) The Trolls

Enrichment Activities:

  • Timeline: Third Age May 2941

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why do you suppose trolls hate Dwarves?
    2. Where might Gandalf have been during this scene?
    3. How could Thorin have handled the situation better?