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what do thorin and the rest of the dwarves hope to accomplish on their quest?

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hellohello | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 5, 2007 at 7:29 AM via web

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what do thorin and the rest of the dwarves hope to accomplish on their quest?

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renelane | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted November 5, 2007 at 7:45 AM (Answer #1)

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They want to go and take back Thorin's father's treasure from the dragon , Smaug.

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luannw | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

Posted November 5, 2007 at 8:06 AM (Answer #2)

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Thorin particularly wants the Arkenstone, a special piece of the treasure that Smaug has taken over and is guarding. Thorin also hopes to become King Under the Mountain.  The rest of the dwarves want to share in the treasure.

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