Rikki-Tikki-Tavi from The Jungle Book
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi from The Jungle Book Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Whenever you see a shotgun in a story, it's a symbol. (We don't know if that's actually true or not, but it's probably a pretty good bet.)And it's definitely true for "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Both the s...
Let's get this out of the way right now: mongooses' eyes don't actually glow a fiery red when they get angry. Kipling invented that whole thing specifically for "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Okay, now that w...
If you've been rummaging through our "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" learning guide, then you've probably seen us mention something called a "postcolonial reading." But, we hear you asking, what exactly is post...
Garden of Eden Allegory
We're just going to throw this out there. Think about the story of the Garden of Eden. A quick refresher, if you need it:In Judeo-Christian tradition, God creates Adam and Eve and sets them down in...
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