Loyalty In Rikki-Tavi By Rudyard Kipling

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”When people show loyalty to you, you take care of those who are with you. It's how it goes with everything. If you have a small circle of friends, and one of those friends doesn't stay loyal to you, they don't stay your friend for very long” -John Cena, is a quote that speaks about loyalty.This quote about loyalty connects to the theme of Rikki Tikki Tavi.The theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling is loyalty can cause people to take a chance for those you love and care for.

Rikki Tikki is a loyal and insolent character in this story. For example, Rikki Tikki was loyal to the family, but he was also insolent to some of the other animals in the story. Rikki was insolent towards Chucundra
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For example, Rikki Tikki was loyal to the family and protected them, without anthropomorphism we would not know why he had been loyal to them. Rikki Tikki felt hatred toward nag and nagaina for being cruel and saved the family from their deadly bite (para 56 and 97). This demonstrates that Rikki Tikki’s feeling of gratitude and hatred is a human emotion which is anthropomorphism. The author uses the anthropomorphism to show how Rikki felt towards Nag and Nagaina and to connect it to the theme of loyalty. In addition, Rikki Tikki had saved the family because he felt he owed them which is a human emotion. The family had saved him and took him in and in return he protected them and was loyal to them.(para 4). This means that Rikki felt as if he owed them and in turn was loyal, which animals can not feel so it is anthropomorphism. Because he felt he owed them he was loyal and took a risk by saving them from Nag and Nagaina, which further proves the theme of loyalty. In conclusion, the author uses anthropomorphism this story to help show the theme,loyalty can cause you to take a chance for those you care

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