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  • Analysis Of Tikki Tavi By Rudyard Kipling

    Rikki-tikki-tavi was a smart mongoose in the short story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” written by Rudyard Kipling. When Rikki-tikki-tavi washed up in garden, a family took him in and he found himself defending the garden and the family, from two ruthless snakes. He became to be the savoir of the garden that all animals trusted, through the story he proved to be brave, agile, and heroic. First, Rikki-tikki showed to be brave when he waited out nag in the bathroom so he would only need to know that he had one snake to worry about. When he finally he jumps, he tried to go for the back to break it, to make the fight easy and quick but Nag dodged his stroke and Rikki and Nag went at it like lightning then Rikki got the upper hand and he clamps down…

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  • Bravery In Rikki-Tavi, By Rudyard Kipling

    My character, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, is from a short story called Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, by Rudyard Kipling which is about a mongoose, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, who is trying to protect his family from the evil snakes, Nag, and Nagania. Throughout the story he proves himself to be a brave, smart, fast mongoose. `Throughout the story, Rikki shows great bravery. The part that shows his bravery the best is when Rikki goes into the cobra hole with nag. Rikki “Plunged into the rat hole where she and nag used to…

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  • Rikki Character Analysis

    “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” (Thomas Paine) Though this quote refers to men, sometimes bravery can be found in animals as well. The theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling is that courage comes from loyalty to the people you care about. Rikki Tikki is a brave and inquisitive character in the story. Even though he’s a mongoose, Rikki Tikki is courageous and loyal to those he cares about, which is shown…

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  • Love And Bravery In Rikki Tavi By Rudyard Kipling

    Love, Bravery these are all things that are in this text. In the story Rikki Tikki Tavi by Rudyard Kipling the theme is love can make people brave. Throughout the story they show love and bravery. Can you all relate to this because I can. Rikki Tikki is a brave little mongoose in the story. In the text it states, “Then he jumped. His head was lying a little clear of the water jar under the curve of it his teeth just met.” (para.58) This shows the character trait bravery because he…

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  • Evil Is Punished And Good Is Rewarded In Rikki-Tavi

    meant to lose his own life. Rikki-Tikki is courageous; he jumped down the windowsill to kill Nag. Rikki-Tikki knew he had to go for above the hood; when he got onto Nag, he wouldn’t let go of him until he knew for sure that he was dead. Rikki-Tikki is loyal on the reasons of he stayed friends with everyone except the snakes; he also always stayed in the garden, or close to Teddy. Rikki-Tikki protected Teddy and his parents from Nag and Nagaina for the reason of mongooses kill snakes. And…

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  • Tikki Tavi By Henry Theme Analysis

    who represents good, defeats the cobras, who represent evil. Rikki, the mongoose, and the garden animals triumphed over Karait, a venomous, yet small, snake, and Nag and Nagaina, the king cobras. Another possible theme of this short story is “Knowledge can help us prepare for the future.” I am certain I can prove this inaccurate. It is critical to remember that even if Nagaina had been informed that he was going to destroy her eggs, she would not have been able to stop him; he was faster and he…

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  • Essay On Mongoose

    Mongoose (Herpestidae) Similarities Among Species Shared Traits • Short legs • Long, skinny body. • Color variability among subspecies is usually connected with soil color for camouflage. Common Ancestor is Feliformia Environment Sub-saharan Africa Thick scrub or low forest Job • Feed primarily on insects, small reptiles, and birds. • Are eaten primarily by snakes,…

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  • Rikki-Tavi: Most Elastic Snakes

    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Cobras with their threatening hoods and intimidating upright postures, are some of the most iconic snakes on Earth. Mongooses are long, furry, a pointed face, and a bushy tail. The snakes elegance, prideful stance and venomous bite have made them more respectful and feared. The three main characters are Rikki-tikki and the snakes, and Teddy. Rikki-tikki lives with Teddy and his parents in a big bungalow in Segowlee cantonment. The plot is about two of the mediums like print and…

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  • Tikki-Tavi: Comparing The Movie And The Book

    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi “Run and find out” is the motto of the mongoose. Mongoose are one of very few species that can fight a cobra and win. Cobras are rarely in danger because they are great fighters with their venomous fangs and fast strikes. The story of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is mainly about a mongoose taking on the responsibility to kill 2 deadly black cobras. The book is written by Rudyard Kipling. The book and movie of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi have many similarities, such as the characters, the setting, and…

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  • Mongoose In Hawaii

    Mongoose are becoming more of a threat to Hawaii’s native plants and animals. More so, mongoose take the opportunity at any chance they get for food. A mongoose’s menu includes birds, small mammals, reptiles, insects, fruits and plants (dlnrhawaii). Practically speaking, a mongoose will eat anything that can fit in its mouth. Also, these risk taking predators will prey on the eggs and hatchlings of native birds and endangered sea turtles (dlnrhawaii). In 1999, mongoose caused 50 million…

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