Mongoose Essays

  • Rudyard Kipling's 'Rikki Mongoose'

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    rudyard kipling is about a brave mongoose named RIKKI TIKKI TAVI. RIKKI TIKKI TAVI is willing to risk his life to protect his family. Rikki fights the evil and mean NAG and NAGAINA. He fights two snakes that want to get rid of him. When Rikki fights Nag and Nagaina he has help from Darzee’s wife and Chuchundra. Darzee’s wife is willing to help Rikki and Chuchundra is so afraid to fight Nag and Nagaina. First of all RIKKI TIKKI TAVI is a brave mongoose That is willing to risk his life to

  • Brave Mongoose Rikki Courage Quotes

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    I feel like the author’s theme in this story is bravery and courage. Rikki is the main character in the story. In the story it shows that Rikki is a brave mongoose who fight snakes. In the story it quotes “the great war that Rikki-tikki-tavi fought single-handed”. If Rikki fought a war single handedly he is truly a brave mongoose. Rikki-tikki fought the snakes that everyone feared. Both of these statements prove that Rikki-tikki is brave. TS Nagaina, another character in the story is

  • Pros And Cons Of Tikki-Tavi

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    between a young mongoose, and a deadly gargantuan black snake with a mark on his back to prove that he was a king cobra was drawn-out, and took a long time to finish. So when the young mongoose, by the name of Rikki-tikki-tavi, killed the king cobra. He should have the right to be proud of himself. Afterall, he did kill the king of the garden, who everyone was terrified of. Rikki-tikki-tavi deserves the right to be proud for saving the garden of the most dreaded King cobra, Nag. A mongoose and a cobra

  • 's Metamorphose In Rikki Tavi By Rudyard Kipling

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    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is a mongoose that is washed out of his hole by a flood and found by an English family. This family takes him in as their own and lets him live with them in their bungalow. He is the good guy or protagonist in the story. This mongoose has the same name as the story written about him by the author, Rudyard Kipling. Throughout this tale Rikki proves himself to be brave, heroic, and quick. First, Rikki shows himself to be brave when he stops Nagaina from fleeing with the last of her

  • Mongoose In The Poisonwood Bible

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    the 1960’s in the former Belgian Congo. The mongoose adopted by the price family directly parallels the nation of Belgium.

  • Rikki Tavi

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    Kipling. Rikki Tikki Tavi, the protagonist of this story, is a curious young mongoose. In this story Rikki learns to be very brave, and that he must fight a great war to save his family. This story begins In a rainforest in India where Rikki was caught in a terrible flash flood and nearly drowned. Rikki was rescued by a kind English family who nursed him back to health. Rikki quickly felt love for this family. When the mongoose was back to full health he took a walk through the garden. He found Darzee

  • Compare And Contrast Tikki Tavii Movie And Book Report

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    Cobras with their threatening hoods and intimidating upright postures, are some of the most iconic snakes on the planet Earth. Even though some Cobras search for new meat, Mongooses are fit to stop them from doing so. Mongooses are carnivorous mammals that are known for its ability to kill Cobras and other venomous snakes. In the book, “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”, that is just the case. By examining “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” the setting, characters, and conflict it is clear that the book and movie are very similar

  • Tikki Tavi Character Analysis

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    save her egg, Rikki-Tikki had, “His little white teeth clenched on her (Nagaina’s) tail and he went down with her, and very few mongooses, however wise and old they maybe, care to follow a cobra into its hole,” (27). This shows that Rikki-Tikki was willing to risk his life to save the garden from the tyranny of the king cobras.

  • Rikki Compare And Contrast

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    Snakes and mongooses have hated each other since they were brought to this world. However, the reason they fight for is very thoughtful and advantageous. In Rikki-Tikki-Tavi written by Rudyard Kipling, Rikki is a mongoose that was taken into care by Teddy and his loyal family. This is mainly due to the reason that Rikki was washed up a storm that collapsed his house. On the other hand, Nagaina is a vicious cobra who is the wife to Nag, and the mother of many babies. Although, Rikki and Nagaina are

  • Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tavi

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    wrote a very good story, titled “ Rikki Tikki-Tavi”. It is about a mongoose and a cobra and how they really can’t interact together. Nagaina, a main character, is very vicious and sly, but she is also a very protective mother who wants to keep her baby eggs safe, as any mother would do. She knows that ¨a mongoose in the garden meant death for her and the family sooner or later¨. Nagaina tries to kill Rikki-Tikki, the mongoose, but she only makes things worse for her and her family. The only

  • Nagaina Compare And Contrast Rikki And The Cobras

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    In the story, Rikki- Tikki- Tavi by Rudyard Kipling, a young mongoose is washed away from his family because a flood. A young boy named Teddy finds him in his backyard located in Segowlee Cantonment, India. The family decides to keep Rikki- Tikki as a pet. While Rikki- Tikki was exploring, he encounters two cobras, Nag and Nagaina. As conflicts arise between Rikki- Tikki and the cobras, the reader is able to recognize key traits in the two characters. Rikki- Tikki shows that he is loyal, smart,

  • Nigaina's Determination In Brikki Tavi

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    “Rikki-tikki-tavi” is a book about a mongoose written by Rudyard Kipling, a human. During this story Rikki-tikki-tavi uses his fast reflexes to eliminate the snakes and be considered a hero. He proves himself to be determined, brave, and protecting while killing snakes, obviously, because who doesn't prove themselves by killing snakes. At first Rikki proves his determination in extermination while he kills Nag in the bathroom. While he held onto Nags fragile neck “he closed his jaws tighter, for

  • Nag Is A Cobra In Rikki-Tavi

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    Nag is a Cobra in ¨Rikki-Tikki-Tavi¨ by Rudyard Kipling. Nag rules the garden in terror with his wife Nagaina. When Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, a young mongoose, comes to the garden he tries to stop Rikki by killing him. In these next few paragraphs I will prove without a doubt that Nag is sly, logical, and harsh. First, Nag shows he is quite sly when he meets Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. While his wife delivers a mortal blow from behind, Nag attempts to distract him by giving an intriguing comparison,“You eat eggs

  • How To Characterize Rikki Davi

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    This story is called Rikki Tikki Tavi by Rudyard Kipling. I would like to talk about the main character, Rikki Tikki Tavi. Rikki is a young mongoose that was carried from a flood to a strange and dangerous garden. Rikki soon discovers the secrets of the garden, Nag and Nagaina, who are awful cobras, who want to be king and queen of the garden. Rikki soon discovers that a family needs his help to keep the predators away. Rikki fights for the family to keep them safe. Rikki’s eyes light up red as he

  • Rikki Tavi Theme

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    death to protect his family and the animals in the story and not only survived, but succeeded in protecting them. He didn’t only do it once, but he did it three times. I’ll prove it with text evidence too. In other words, he triumphed over evil. The mongoose isn’t the only good character in this story that triumphed though. For instance, take Darzee’s wife, she was brave enough to help Rikki out and now she has no threat to her babies. She triumphed over evil as well. Let’s say that you still don’t

  • Tikki Bripi Character Analysis

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    Now, we know for a fact that mongooses do not talk to muskrats. They might communicate to each other, but they don’t speak English. Rikki Tikki and Chua are having a conversation about Nag, and note that they are speaking to each other in the English language (para 39). Since they are talking to each other, we know that this shows anthropomorphism because anthropomorphism just means the attribution of human characteristics. Not many can say they’ve seen a mongoose talking to a muskrat at night,

  • Rikki Tikvi Analysis

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    “Rikki-tikki-tavi” is a story by Rudyard kipling that has a very helpful,murders, and happy mongoose. His name is Rikki. rikki he is the main character of the story. He is ready to murder snakes that stand in his way. First, Rikki is very happy that he found a new home in the bungalow.” There are more things to find out in this house’’he said to himself,’’Than all my family

  • Rikki Tiki Characters

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    story is “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.”The author of the story is Rudyard Kipling. The main character in the story (the protagonist) is named Rikki-Tikki and goes through a lot of battles throughout the story against the antagonists. Rikki-Tikki was a stray mongoose that a family found on the street and picked him up and took him home to a bungalow. 3 adjectives that I would use to describe Rikki-Tikki are brave, aware, and fast. Rikki-Tikki shows great bravery throughout the story as he fights many battles

  • Tikki Tavi Character Analysis

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi is a great character for the story Rikki-tikki-tavi. This story was written by Rudyard Kipling. Rikki-tikki ends up in an English family’s house and is about to face many snakes in the garden. This is courageous, very quick, and curious. Rikki-tikki is tremendously courageous in this story. When he stood up to Nag by saying,“You think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of their nest(17)?” it must have taken a lot of nerve for him to say that to a cobra snake. I could never

  • Compare And Contrast Rikkki Tikki Carvi

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    Directions: Write a five paragraph essay about Rikki Tikki. “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” by Rudyard Kipling is a short story that focuses on the love of family and a brave and courageous mongoose, and a wicked, sneaky cobra that fight to death. Rikki-Tikki is the embodiment of a strong, brave, and intelligent ,hero in his protection of himself and his family. Nagania on the other hand, is the embodiment of evil ,proving herself to be sneaky,selfish and cunningly threatening to the other animals of the garden