Rudyard Kipling Essays
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“It’s not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves”. Or is it? In both poems, ‘Fate’ by Emily Dickinson and ‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling, they both agree that we control the path we take in life. In the poem ‘Fate’ it explains a little more on how we control the path we take in life. Despite bearing some minor similarities, the differences between Emily Dickinson ‘Fate’ and Rudyard Kipling ‘If’ are remarkable in how each explains the...
Anthropomorphism gives human characteristics or behavior like attributes to objects or animals. The use of anthropomorphism is demonstrated throughout the books ‘The Jungle Book’ by Rudyard Kipling and ‘The One and Only Ivan’ by Kathrine Alice Applegate. Mowgli from ‘The Jungle Book’ portrays the main character; however, he is not the one demonstrating anthropomorphism as he is what is known as a man-cub. He is a human raised by a pack of wolves who take him in, and the use...
The outbreak of the Great War in 1914 ensued a feeling of euphoria in Britain. Many Britain’s felt it was their moral duty to participate in the war because of ‘its pledge to Belgium and its duty to destroy Prussianism in a war to end war’. The declaration of the war was greeted with enthusiasm and jingoism. Streets filled with celebration and national pride, many with the belief of ‘it’ll be all over by Christmas’. The reason for excitement and...
The poem “If” made up by four stanzas which have eight lines for each stanza. Also this poem are divided into four parts follow by four stanzas : Attitude toward life, attitude toward dreams , difficulties in life and individual’s personality. Therefore , it mainly contains the author's thoughts and hopes for his son, which can be inferred from the last sentence: 'You will become a man, my son! ' However, we can also infer that this is the author's...
Kipling wrote 'The White Man’s Burden' believing that white men are getting the short end of the stick in Africa, but Morel thought the opposite and expressed his feelings in 'The Black Man’s Burden'. In 'The White Man’s Burden' Rudyard Kipling believes that Europeans are helping Africans by ending famine and sickness and not being appreciated for the hard work that they do, which can be seen in lines 15-16: “To seek another’s profit,/ And work another’s again”. Men who...
Introduction Rudyard Kipling's short story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," is a captivating tale that explores the themes of bravery and loyalty. Set in colonial India, the story follows the adventures of a young mongoose named Rikki-Tikki-Tavi as he defends his adoptive human family from the treacherous cobras Nag and Nagaina. This theme essay delves into the significance of bravery and loyalty in the story, highlighting how they shape the characters' actions and the overall narrative. Bravery Bravery is a central theme in "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi."...