Need online help Hobbit Chapter 8: Describe Mirkwood.
- Describe Mirkwood.
- How did the travelers cross the black water?
- What happened to Bombur at the black river crossing?
- What did Bilbo see from the top of the oak tree in Mirkwood?
- Why did the travelers leave the path?
- What happened when they entered the ring of light to beg for food?
- In The Hobbit (and also mentioned in the Lord of the Rings books), Mirkwood is a forest that Thorin and Company travel through to get to the Lonely Mountain. It was once inhabited with very evil things, but now, the only things that inhabit it are Wood-elves and lone creatures. It is a dark place with queer noises.
2. They attached a hook to a rope and threw it to a boat they saw on the other side, to retrieve the boat. Then they took turns crossing in the small boat.
3. When the dwarves and Bilbo are trying to cross an enchanted river, Bombur slips into the water and falls into an enchanted sleep, and he doesn’t wake up for a long time and had to be carried.
4. There were sun and wind and butterflies above the canopy–and no end to the forest in sight.
5. They were attracted to the lights in the forest, thinking there would be food at a camp fire. They were very hungry.