Facing the obstacles and troubles of life helps individuals to mature. The Hobbit concerns itself with pressure between balance and change. Through the results at full power leading to the awakening of wicked, Bilbo is compelled to choose between his own greed and the welfare of not only The Shire; but the world. J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit uses a symbolic journey to reveal the way the integrity of an individual can help one defeat life's temptations and deter from greed and wicked. Tolkien's..