Tikki Tavi Short Story Summary

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The story Rikki-tikki-tavi starts out in Segowlee, India, the main characters in the story are Rikki-tikki-tavi, Nag, Nagania, Teddy, Darzee, Chuchundra, Mom, Dad, and Karait. The themes in this story are about heroism, good vs. evil, and bravery. these are the themes in the story because Rikki-tikki-tavi is the hero in the story and shows alot of bravery, also he is the good one in the story and Nag and Nagania are considered the bad ones in the story. The story starts out with Rikki-tikki-tavi being washed away from his family by a high summer flood which leaves him asleep in the middle of a garden- path, this is were Teddy's family eventually finds him and takes him in as one of their own. Later on he meets two snakes, one's name is Nag and the…show more content…
Then once Nag manages to get himself into the bathroom sluice, Rikki-tikki-tavi kills him just right before the man blows him into pieces. Rikki-tikki-tavi then relizes that he would have to soon fight Nagania which he says that battling Nagania would be worse than fighting 5 Nags and that he would have to destroy her eggs aswell. When Nagania finds out that is dead, she asumes that the family had killed him. She soon thought of a plan to get revenge on the family, and just a moment later Rikki-tikki-tavi had thought of a plan himself, he went to Darzee and asked him to pretend that he had a broken wing in front of Nagania so that he could attract her attention. Darzee thought to himself that such a plan would be to risky, so instead his wife decided that she would do the job herself. Also Rikki-tikki-tavi wanted to know were Nagaina's eggs were, so he asked, but Darzee didn't like the idea of Rikki-tikki-tavi destroying her eggs because he had been through what he was afraid might soon happen to her and he knew what it had felt like when he had lost one of
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