"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit."
The title page of The Hobbit mentions that this is the revised edition. This is because of three things:
What this last thing has to do with anything is that the original has Gollum, while still being a wretched creature, as a nice guy who wants to help Bilbo. After writing his longer work, he noticed that he had really beefed up the evilness of the ring and its effects on Gollum, so he made several changes. In his introduction to the book, he explains the major changes to Chapter 5 this way (keep in mind that he pretends to only be a translator of ancient texts he found, not the true author - Bilbo is the supposedly the true author of The Hobbit):
Here are our reading texts for this unit:
Before the movie came, there were various opinions of what Gollum looked like:
Trailer for the 2012 Hobbit part I - an Unexpected Journey
Trailer for the 2013 Hobbit part II - The Desolation of Smaug
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