Rikki Tikki Tavi “Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in power of love.” This a quote written by Morihei Ueshiba which represents the story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling, in which Rikki Tikki shows how much he cares about Darzee and Teddy and their families by fighting Nag, Nagaina, and Karait to protect them.
The mongoose is also depicted in this same way by colonial people. In the short story Rikki Tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling, an author well known for his pro-imperialist ideals, the mongoose is painted in the same light. The novel depicts the mongoose as a protector and friend of man. The noble creature protects a colonial family and their child, as well as those around them from a vicious attack from a pair of cobras. The ideal helps to paint the colonialists as noble people and great saviors and champions of democracy and
Lastly, Nagaina was dangerous. She said while she went to kill Teddy, “If you move I strike, If you don’t move, I strike.” This proves that Nagaina was cruel and she knew it. She also plotted with Nag to take Rikki’s life. That didn’t work out so well for Nag, or Nagaina really!
As J.K Rowling always said, “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up for our friends.” Rikki Tikki is an example of this quote, because he needed bravery to fight Karait, Nag, and Nagaina. But he needed the same amount of bravery to stand up FOR his friends. If he didn’t love the inhabitants of the garden, he wouldn’t of even thought to save them. Although mongeese are curious, he wouldn’t of gone out of his way to save quite a lot of lives from a deadly snake, because then this moral would be the consequences of not helping when someone needs it most. Rikki Tikki almost killed himself, three times, because despite his small size, he had the biggest heart of all the inhabitants of the garden.Therefore, the theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling, is defending the people you love is more important than defending yourself.
Just as he got ready to strike Nagaina lunged faster, and although she missed Rikki, that showed she would have the advantage for the rest of the fight. Nagaina quickly jumped on Rikki striking him in the back of the neck, her venom seeping into his blood. Rikki pleaded, "When I die please don 't hurt my friends" "I have much more planned for them", Nagaina said coldly. As Rikki took his last breath he swore one day he would get his revenge and as the sun set on the bungalow Rikki died in sorrow knowing his friends would have a fate worse than death.
Katie, also referred to as “The Bitch”, shows her wrath by pulling a blade from her mouth and slicing the narrator's face. Before the cutting the narrator was portrayed as a girl with a rich father that gave her unlimited access to money and objects. The narrator has an avalanche of emotions and stages of diminishing self-portrayal after the incident, the narrator's mother first attest that her life is
This proves the the theme because he wanted to figure out why Darzee was crying. In addition, “Do you think a snake killer kills muskrats?” said Rikki-tikki scornfully.” (para 38) For this reason, it is an example of anthropomorphism because Rikki Tikki was kind to the Chuchundra. It proves the theme because the Chuchundra thinks that sense Rikki Tikki killed Nag, he’s going to kill him.
Tree frogs, maybe, or snakes or flying squirrels or who-knew-what.” The author’s purpose for using personification in this particular passage is to reveal how chilling this war is, how it’s unlike any other battlefield. Also, how it intimidated the soldiers. The war must had been alarming for these animals to behave this way, abnormal and out of character. Another reason why this war is horrifying.
When the narrator heard the news about an elephant going wild and destroying most of the Burmese homes, he rushed to find the elephant and shoot it. During his journey, he told himself that he would not shoot the elephant. But when he arrived face to face with the large mammal, with thousands of people watching, he shot it multiple times until the elephant fell. Minutes later, he came back with a different weapon brutally killing the elephant.
Her red scarf, lips, and ribbon all connected her to the symbolic object, the pickle dish. The pickle dish is first showed as Zeena's and Ethan's physical meaning of their marriage. Once Mattie comes into Ethan's sight of love, her presence destroys it. The way it happens in the story is that as Ethan and Mattie prepare for dinner the cat jumps onto the table and breaks the red pickle