posted by Mike .
To what extents did Tolkien borrow characters,events and objects that are found in the book,"The Hobbit" from the pervious literature,"Scandinavia"
I have not read either of these works, but if you go to http://www.google.com and enter as search terms, you may find some information.
You might also check at these sites:
Sorry ... I meant to suggest some search terms. You can try this string (including the quotation marks) or any combination:
"the Hobbit" pervious literature Scandinavia
previous <~~note spelling correction!
Scandinavia pervious literature ,"The Hobbit".