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  • The Tiger in the Tunnel
    "The Tiger in the Tunnel" is an inspirational story because eventually, and against all odds, Tembu takes over from his father’s previous job in order to take care of the family. The young boy is...

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    The story is set in a tribal village on the outskirts of a jungle forest in India where Baldeo lives with his wife, his daughter, and son Tembu. The family grows rice for subsistence. In addition,...

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    Tembu is a twelve-year-old boy who lives in a tribal village on the outskirts of a jungle forest in India. He lives there together with his father Baldeo, mother and his young sister. They...

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    The message of the story is that courage in the execution of duty and resilience in the face of adversity are necessary traits for survival in the jungles of India. In the story, Tembu's father is...

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    Baldeo was an ordinary man who worked hard to sustain his family. He was the head of a rice-farming family. However, the rice fields did not produce enough for his family's upkeep. This situation...

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    Baldeo worked as a night watchman for the railroad company. His post was located in the precinct of India’s jungle forest. The work was highly risky given the existence of dangerous animals...

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    Baldeo strikes me as the most tragic figure in Bond's "The Tiger in the Tunnel." Baldeo is tragic because reality dictates his freedom. In the story's opening, Baldeo "stretched himself slowly...

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    Baldeo doesn't run away when he sees the tiger coming towards him because he feels confident in his ability to fight the animal. You can see evidence of Baldeo's confidence in the text. Much of his...

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    The tiger in the story has no name. However, the villagers referred to it as a man-eater and narrated stories of how it often visited the tunnel through which the train passed. It was in this very...

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    Baldeo met the tiger while checking the railway tunnel and a fight ensued. He dodged the tiger’s attacks twice and fought back, each time driving his axe in the tiger’s shoulder. His second...

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  • The Tiger in the Tunnel
    In Ruskin Bond's short story "The Tiger in the Tunnel," Baldeo and his son Tembu have gone together to the barren hut where Baldeo is the watchman for the railroad near a jungle in India. Tembu...

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    In "The Tiger in the Tunnel," Baldeo's confidence is rooted in his experience and ability. One reason that Baldeo displayed a sense of certainty is because he had yet to encounter a tiger. He...

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    In "The Tiger and the Tunnel," the tiger symbolizes death, menacing threat, and the perils of nature. Baldeo, however, is not afraid to face death; he proudly carries on the tradition of his...

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    Hello! You asked about Baldeo in "Tiger In The Tunnel" and Sher Singh in "Journey By Night." What qualities do Baldeo and Sher Singh share that reveal their courage? Baldeo stood his ground and...

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    Baldeo demonstrates the courage to continue to do his job even in the face of overwhelming conditions. One way in which Baldeo shows courage is in his persistence in doing his job. Baldeo works...

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    Hello! Ruskin Bond writes about India with warmth and admiration. Recently a recipient of the 2014 Padma Bhushan award (the third highest civilian award in India, in the field of Literature and...

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    The struggle to survive underscores Bond's short story. For example, it is clear that Baldeo and his family struggle to survive from an economic standpoint: "Their small rice fields did not provide...

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    One way that the idea of "life has to go on" is brought out in Bond's story can be in Tembu himself. Tembu does not shut down as a result of his father's death. He does not wall himself in a room...

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    Bond's description of the night in "The Tiger in the Tunnel" opens with images of predation and continues throughout the narrative. The exposition describes the night as one that "swallows" life,...

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    Courage is something that Baldeo shows in his confrontation with the tiger. One of the most demonstrative aspects of this courage is that Baldeo only interacts with the tiger because he is earning...

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    The tiger has been severed by the speeding train. Initially, the tiger is weakened from his confrontation with Baldeo. Once cornered, the watchman attacks the tiger with an axe. Once the tiger...

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    One of the themes of "The Tiger in the Tunnel" is the theme of resiliency and strength. Despite hardships, characters are shown to be strong and rather impervious to the obstacles that life places...

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    Baldeo's sense of honor is integral to the story. Baldeo has to take his extra job as a watchman to supplement the family's income. He is not necessarily excited or passionate to be a watchman....

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    The title of the story 'The tiger in the tunnel' is aptly justified as the story begins with an eeriness in the surrounding of the remote rural rail station with rumours of the the predator's...

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    Pathos is one of the three persuasive appeals, this one appealing to emotion. In this story, we feel sorry for the boy and his father because they are poor. We also feel sorry for the boy and his...

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    Baldeo, a tribal, works as a watchman at a small wayside signal stop , surrounded by a dense jungle. Baldeo was a watchman at a small station. He was responsible for signaling whether or not the...

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    The tiger approached Baldeo confidently who stood resolutely even in the face of impending danger. With swiftness of movement and angry snarls he attacked Baldeo with his right paw expecting him to...

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    In the story ,the author points out that life is dynamic and moves on despite sufferings and deaths. He conveys this by narrating the story of a brave watchman at a small wayside signal stop ,...

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    Go and buy the Golden lyre workbook of beeta publications...there u will find Setting of this Story....................................................

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    In the story ,the author points out that life is dynamic and moves on despite sufferings and deaths. He conveys this by narrating the story of a brave watchman at a small wayside signal stop ,...

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