Tikki Duvi Character Analysis

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
-Nelson Mandela http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/n/nelsonmand178789.html?src=t_brave

Nelson Mandela said to triumph over fear , and that a brave man is not one who has no fear but the one that overcomes it and Rikki is a lot like this because he overcame his fear instead of just not being afraid.

The theme of the fictional story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling is … the love for someone or something can make you act in courageous ways.

Rikki Tikki is a courageous character because the love for his family made him so.“Rikki-tikki felt his eyes growing red and hot (when a mongoose’s eyes grow red, he is angry), …show more content…

I am not ready yet. Wait a little. Keep very still, all you three! If you move, I strike, and if you do not move, I strike. Oh, foolish people, who killed my Nag!”(para 84)This is an example of personification because it shows how Nagaina’s emotions are of vengeance and revenge to Rikki Tikki and his family.This personification proves the theme because she is being courageous to fight against them because they killed her husband.An example of evidence of personification is Rikki-tikki put his paws one on each side of the egg, and his eyes were blood-red. “What price for a snake’s egg? For a young cobra? For a young king cobra? For the last—the very last of the brood? The ants are eating all the others down by the melon bed.”(para 90)This is evidence of personification because it shows they can have emotions and feelings.This proves the by Rikki being courageous to fight Nagaina so the family will have enough time to kill her.Rudyard Kipling uses personification to show character emotions and

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