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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    When Rikki- tikki first meets Nag and Nagaina, he bites Nagaina, but releases her tail too early. She survives, although she is injured and very angry. Nagaina then plots to kill the human family....

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki is scornful of Chuchundra because he is a coward and wasting Rikki’s time. Riki-tikki-tavi is very brave. Bravery is a trait of mongooses, apparently. Even when he faces extreme danger,...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Nag, and his wife Nagaina, are snakes. Specifically they are cobra snakes. Big, black cobras to be really specific. While wandering around the garden one day, Rikki-tikki comes upon Darzee and...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki got his name from the sound he makes, an example of onomatopoeia. Onomatopoeia is a sound device where a word is used that makes a sound. The words are usually spelled to represent the...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    I think one key human-like trait of Rikki is the fact that he is insatiably curious. He's so curious that he isn't necessarily afraid of things that he should be wary of. Kipling tells his...

    Asked by way2shounakchandra on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki shows he is brave when he goads Nagaina into fighting him after he kills Nag. Rikki-tikki-tavi is brave because mongooses are too curious to be scared. Speaking about Rikki, the narrator...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The reason that Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is living with humans in a bungalow instead of with the rest of his mongoose family is narrated in paragraph three of Kipling's enjoyable story. A summer monsoon...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The main conflict in Kipling's short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is an external conflict. Rikki is a mongoose, and a mongoose's mortal enemy is the cobra snake. Throughout the story, Rikki feels...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    In Rudyard Kipling's short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" a young English boy named Teddy finds Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the mongoose, after a storm. Rikki-Tikki goes to live with Teddy and his family in their...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi from the story of the same name by Rudyard Kipling, was a mongoose. A mongoose is similar to a weasel with fur like a cat. This mongoose had pink eyes and a pink nose and four...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    In the story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling, Rikki-Tikki, the mongoose goes out to the garden and is very excited by all of the possibilities for hunting there. While outside, he hears a...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    In his children's story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," author Rudyard Kipling gives two nicknames to his title character. He is usually called Rikki-tikki for short but is once called just Rikki in a...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-tikki is always described as curious, and almost impossible to frighten. A mongoose by its very nature seems to be a curious creature. When Rikki-tikki first washes up on the family’s...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The story begins with a poem that hints at the future action but the actual story begins with Rikki Tikki Tavi being washed from his parents' home to a strange garden where he is rescued by a...

    Asked by rjemison38 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The first time that Rikki seeks Darzee's help is simply in explaining who Nag is. Darzee was mourning the loss of one of their babies and Rikki asked him about Nag, who promptly shows up along with...

    Asked by enotes on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki fights Nagaina and emerges victorious after killing her. Cobras do not likely have many natural predators. The mongoose appears to be one. The conflict between Rikki-tikki and Nag and...

    Asked by user8828388 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki Tikki is a young mongoose. He is washed into the garden by a flood and has never before fought a snake, but he has an understanding or an instinct that he is the most terrible enemy any snake...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    After being washed into the garden of the bungalow, Rikki Tiki Tavi is rescued by the family there and revived, and then his mission becomes quite clear. The family, particularly the father, speaks...

    Asked by farahwaleed20 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Unlike her husband Nag, Nagaina is not quite as powerful but she tends to be the more intelligent one of the two. She is the one who comes up with the schemes that Nag attempts to carry out. She...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Darzee sings a song that celebrates Rikki’s accomplishments. Rikki-tikki realizes that as a mongoose, it is his job to take care of the snakes in the garden. The other animals are depending on...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is a bully because he does not think about the needs of others and imposes his will on them. When people think of this story, they usually view Rikki-Tikki-tavi as a hero because...

    Asked by kiramendez57 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is protective of his new family and curious about them. Rikki-Tikki is happy to find a family because “every well-brought-up mongoose always hopes to be a house-mongoose some...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Darzee and his wife are afraid, because the cobras are on the hunt. Darzee and his wife are the tailor-birds who help Rikki in his fight against the cobras. They are in danger because the cobras...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The central conflict is between Rikki and the snakes and takes place in and around the yard. A conflict is a struggle between opposing forces. This story is actually deceptively complex. While on...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-tikki gets washed away from his mongoose family in a flood and that is how he ends up with the people. This story takes place in British-colonized India, in a house on the edge of a “half...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    I'll start with the comparison, because I think that objective is a bit harder to accomplish. Rikki is the hero, and the cobras are the "bad guys," so it's a bit tougher to show how they are...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The reader first learns of Nag from Darzee, who tells Rikki Tikki that Nag ate one of their babies, and then suddenly Nag appears. He is described as being five feet long and as wicked as any snake...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    "Nag" is the villain in Rudyard Kipling's short story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi simply because the author intended that to be the case and made very clear that this menacing serpent was the villain. A...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rudyard Kipling is the author of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was composed as part of a series of children's stories that collectively became known as The Jungle Book. It is the story of a...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rudyard Kipling's "Rickki Tikki-Tavi" is a story about a mongoose, his friends, and a little boy. The opening lines of the story tells us the plot: This is the story of the great war that...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki can be seen as an invader to the cobras’ natural habitat who hunts them down, terrorizes them, and finally kills them. Although we often look at the story as being the tale of a cute little...

    Asked by pothani on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Darzee’s wife helps Rikki-tikki in his battle with Nagaina. Rikki had already killed her husband Nag and all of her eggs except one. He used the last egg to lure Nagaina away from Teddy and the...

    Asked by user8559428 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki Tikki Tavi destroys Nagina's eggs because they are going to hatch soon, and then he will have an entire brood of deadly cobras to deal with. He needs to destroy the eggs before any of the...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    When Teddy's parents find Rikk-Tikki-Tavi asleep next to their son for the first time, Teddy's mother is afraid and says she doesn't want the mongoose there, because he might bite or scratch Teddy....

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-tikki killed Nagaina by following her into her hole and fighting her to the death. Nagaina was the female cobra in the garden at the Indian bungalow. Rikki-tikki killed her mate, Nag,...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is a children's story which was published as part of the Jungle Book stories. Rikki-Tikki is a mongoose who has become a loyal friend, pet, and guardian of a little boy. When the...

    Asked by bodha on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Calling any story a fable puts it in a specific category of literature. Fables are allegories, stories that use animals as characters with the plot written "so as to reveal some truth; ordinarily...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Calling any story a fable puts it in a specific category of literature. Fables are allegories, stories that use animals as characters with the plot written "so as to reveal some truth; ordinarily...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The description "flat character" is used to describe those characters in a story that are not given any depth of development. The reader generally meets such characters only briefly, and sees only...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Nagaina threatened Teddy, and Ricky told her he had killed all of her eggs except one. She followed him, and eventually he followed her down her hole and killed her. After Rikki kills Nag, the...

    Asked by user1815740 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The english family finds Rikki-Tikki, nearly drowned and separated from his mongoose family by a flood. They take care of him, and he responds to their kindness as would any mongoose. The boy's...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    You are referring to a technique called anthropomorphism, which is "Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena." The animal...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    There are various methods of measuring the reading level of a story. The Accelerated Reader program developed by Renaissance Learning has been widely adopted by school systems. The AR program...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" begins with introduction of the readers to the main character and some of the supporting characters of the story. Rikki-tikki is a mongoose, a ball of energy contained in a body...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    The story of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Rudyard Kipling's famous story from The Jungle Book, is one still treasured for the heroics of the little mongoose who saves the family from the king cobra snakes....

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    In Rudyard Kipling's short story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", the mongoose for whom the story is named is the main character. Rikki is found by the white family living in a house in India, and Rikki is...

    Asked by subhaditya18 on via web

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” uses anthropomorphism in describing Rikki and the other garden animals with human emotions and actions. Using anthropomorphism, Kipling is able to tell a dramatic story...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    When Rikki-Tikki destroys all of the eggs except one, we know that he will need to face off against Nagaina and kill her in order to survive. Foreshadowing is a hint earlier in the story about what...

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  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi tricks both snakes, Nag and Nagaina, so that he has the advantage when killing them. Rikki tricks Nag by waiting in the house while Nag hides in the bathroom, so that he will be...

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