Comparison And Contrast Of Tikki-Tavi

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“Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.” This is exactly what a mongoose named Rikki-Tikki-Tavi did. This brave mongoose befriended a young boy named Timmy. While exploring the garden outside of Teddy’s bungalow, Rikki-Tikki kills many snakes that live in the garden. In the book, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, and the movie that is based on that book, there are similarities and differences in the setting, conflict, and characters. The setting in both the book and the movie of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is a bungalow in Segowlee, India. The bungalow is home to Teddy, a boy that befriends Rikki-Tikki, and his family. Another setting that appears in the story is the …show more content…
Two evil cobras named Nag and Nagaina are the antagonists in the story. These snakes target animals that live in the garden outside a young boy named Teddy’s bungalow. Rikki-Tikki has a feud with the cobras Nag and Nagaina. Another similar character is the tailorbird, Darzee, and his wife. There are many things that are similar to the characters in Rikki-Tikki, nevertheless, there are some differences. One difference is about the main character, Rikki-Tikki. In the book, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Rikki-Tikki roams the gardens at night and is a very wild creature. (Kipling) Unlike the book, Rikki-Tikki sleeps with the little boy, Teddy in his bed every night and is tamer than the book says he is.
The differences and similarities in the book and the movie Rikki-Tikki-Tavi are found in the setting, conflict, and characters. Although the two are very similar, they have some differences as well. Rikki-Tikki was very brave to fight Nag and Nagaina. He saved Teddy twice, and his whole family once. Even though the movie and book, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, are different in many ways, they are also similar in some

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