Compare And Contrast Of Rikka-Tikki-Tavi

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Rikki-tikki-tavi Compare and Contrast A mongoose is a small carnivorous animal that is native to Africa and Asia. Rikki-tikki-tavi is a mongoose that lives in Segowlee cantonment, India. He was born to kill cobras and he protects the human family. Mongooses are natural predators to snakes and are very curious. Rikki-tikki-tavi is washed away from his mongoose family by a summer flood and humans save him. A human family saves him. He defends Teddy and his parents, who are humans, from cobras that are very dangerous at the bite. The “Rikki-tikki-tavi” movie and book of “Rikki-tikki-tavi” are similar and different because Rikki-tikki destroys Nagaina’s eggs, Teddy gives Rikki-tikki a treat, and Darzee sings his songs about Rikki-tikki’s triumphant…show more content…
Darzee sings when Rikki-tikki kills the vicious and treacherous Nag. In the book “Rikki-tikki-tavi” on page 151 Darzee sings "Nag is dead-is dead-is dead!” In the book “Rikki-tikki-tavi” also on 151 Darzee goes on to sing "The valiant Rikki-tikki caught him by the head and held fast. The big man brought the bang-stick, and Nag fell in two pieces! He will never eat my babies again." This scene also happens in the movie with Darzee’s triumphant songs of the brave Rikki-tikki-tavi. Rikki-tikki goes on to follow Nagaina into her hole. Darzee thinks for sure that the valiant and brave Rikki-tikki is dead. Rikki-tikki comes out and tells Darzee that Nagaina is dead, so the garden is safe. In the story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” on page 156 Darzee sings "Ding-dong-tock! Nag is dead-dong! Nagaina is dead! Ding-dong-tock!" He sings this to let the garden know that the valiant Rikki-tikki has killed Nagaina, as well as Nag. This part of this exciting scene happens in both the movie and the story.
In conclusion the movie and the book “Rikki-tikki-tavi” has similarities and differences because Rikki-tikki destroys Nagaina’s eggs, Teddy gives Rikki-tikki a treat, and Darzee sings his songs about Rikki-tikki’s triumphant times. Rikki-tikki-tavi, the courageous and valiant mongoose, killed the malicious Nag and Nagaina. Rikki-tikki saves the animals from anything that is harmful in the garden. He saves the human family from a feat of dying from a deadly snake

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