Did you predict the outcome of the battle between Rikki-tikki and Nagaina? In a paragraph, explain how easy or difficult it is for readers to predict the outcome of "Rikki-tikki-tavi." What prior knowledge do they need? What events in the story help the reader predict the outcome?

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  1. If you have read it, you should be able to think about it and know what hints/telegraphing Kipling gives his reader. Reread it if necessary and look for them.

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    posted by Reed
  2. Ms. Sue ?

  3. I agree with Reed. Reread the story if necessary.

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