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Tikki Courage Quotes

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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.

Tikki Tavi is a heroic character because
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A full out conversation between Rikki Tikki and Chuchundra take place, which, obviously wouldn’t happen in real life.(para 37-50) This is an example of personification because animals can’t typically have a conversation. Animals can communicate, just not like the ones in this story. When wikki meets Nag, they have a short little discussion, about their differences.(para 23-27) This evidence proves that if Nag didn’t have Nagaina as a wife, the inhabitants of the garden would be in a neutral state with Nag. This proves that because Rikki was brave enough to speak with Nag, the supposed son of Brahm, then Rikki Tikki must love the creatures of the garden as same as to die for them. So basically, the fact that the animals can speak english, gives away its nonfiction theory, but a story about an animal wouldn’t be good without
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