This is why Gandalf, another character, justifies (in the movie) thinking Bilbo is important.
In the beginning of the book, Bilbo doesn't even want the dwarves in his house. Name some things that changed Bilbo and helped him become a better person on the class message board.
Do a character sketch of Bilbo at the end of the book. Convey who he became because of his journey.
Why do you think this character is important to literature?