Summary Of Tikki-Tavi '

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Taking Risks to Undertake a Mission

People often take risks to undertake a mission. For example, Ahmedi climbed a mountain on a prosthetic leg to reach freedom. Aengus wandered hollow lands to find the girl he fell in love with that disappeared. Rikki-tikki-tavi took the risk to go into the cobra hole and kill the cobras to protect a British family. Ahmedi and Aengus both have to travel somewhere to accomplish their goal, while Rikki-tikki risked his life to protect a British-English family; however, all three of the characters shared an ability to endure hardship to accomplish their goals.

“Rikki-tikki-tavi” written by Rudyard Kipling is a fictional story where a courageous mongoose protects a British family that saved his life. According
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They both lived in a war-torn city, and have no choice but to escape their homeland, Afghanistan. By the time Ahmedi and her mother have made it to the border, Pakistan had closed its gates to refugees, leaving Ahmedi and her mother stranded in the desert. According to Ahmedi, “On that second day, however, I learned that it was all a question of money. Someone told me about this, and then I watched closely and saw that it was true,”...“Money changed hands, and the guards then let those people quietly through a small door to the side.”(page 12) Ahmedi finds out the secret of passing the border but, “The fact that the guards were taking bribes did us no good. We did not have the money to pay them.” (Ahmedi page 12) proves she and her mother didn’t have the money to pay the guards to get pass the border. Ahmedi was then lucky enough she had made friends with another family, whose father’s name was Ghulam Ali. Ghulam Ali had learned about a smuggler’s pass over the mountains, but the path was very dangerous. Although Ahmedi wore a prosthetic leg, she still climbed the mountain because of her desperation to be free. Ahmedi leaned there were very caring people in the world, like Ghulam Ali, who helped Farah and her mother in times of

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