The Hobbit

Describe the Arkenstone. Discuss its function and delve into its symbolic significance.

Chapters 9-11

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The Arkenstone was a fabulous jewel found deep beneath the roots surrounding the Lonely Mountain. It was prized by the Dwarves and lost to them when Smaug sacked the mountain and claimed it treasure. The stone symbolizes Thorin's greed and childhood memories.


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