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    Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay December 30 1865 in Bombay, India. At age of 5 he was taken to England to live in a foster home with his younger sister. For the five years that he was forced to live there, he was constantly bullied by his foster – mother and foster brother. This time of his childhood affected his writing style. He later returned to India and was reunited with his parents. He was traveled a great amount throughout his life. His many travels are the basis of his short stories. Baa

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    Rudyard Kipling My paper is on Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling was born in India on December 30, 1865. His father was named John Lockhart Kipling, who was a teacher at a local School of Art and his mother was Alice MacDonald. His parents had two children Rudyard and a sister. Rudyard was named after the Rudyard Lake because his parents were moved by the beauty of the lake. At six years old, he and his sister went to England for training by a distant relative whose name was Mrs.. Holloway.. Rudyard

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    1. Introduction Deemed nowadays a classical British writer, Rudyard Kipling enjoyed his peak of popularity during the 1890s (Williams 266). In the course of his prolific literary career, lasting from the 1890s to the 1930s (Hunter 21), Kipling wrote several novels, numerous poems and more than 250 short stories (Malcolm 114). Beside and to some extent due to his experiments with different literary genres, he covered diverse topics, devising a variety of characters. Not unexpectedly, many of his works

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    Rikki-Tikki Discuss why it’s important to protect people you love and why family is important. Rephrase the prompt into a thesis statement about how in the story, “Rikki-Tikki Tavi,” by Rudyard Kipling, both Rikki and Nagaina displayed the theme of dedicating all they have to protect the ones they loved. List how each character displayed character traits and human characteristics that helped them in protecting their family, but that each displayed

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    jingoist ("Kipling, Rudyard"Nobel Prize Winners). Rudyard Kipling was a European man born in Bombay India in 1865. Kipling was born during an age of British Imperialism in India (McNamara and "Kipling, Rudyard" Hutchinson Encyclopedia). He himself was rumored to be an imperialist for Britain. Throughout his lifetime Kipling lived in Britain, India, and the United States of America ("Kipling, Rudyard" World Authors). He used his many experiences from these areas to shape his writings. Kipling was also

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    Rudyard Kipling was an incredible, Complex and interesting gentleman. He was, and still is the subject of rigorous contradiction. Some say he was an idealist and literary genius, others argue vehemently that he was a bigoted, Racist, over opinionated sell-out. I’m not here to argue either side. I’m simply here to convince you from where Kippling drew inspiration. Let us begin this fascinating journey with an excerpt or two by Kippling himself: “Now this is the Law of the Jungle -- as old and as

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    Rudyard Kipling was an english author that wrote short stories and poems. Some of his famous work would include “Just So Stories”, “The Jungle Book” and “Gunga Din” during the 1900’s. (www.biography.com) He was born in Mumbai, India on December 30th, 1865 in the Bombay Presidency of British India, to Alice Kipling (one of the four Victorian sisters) and John Lockwood Kipling. For Kipling, India was a wondrous place. Along with his younger sister, Alice, he explored the local markets with his nanny

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    Rudyard Kipling is a well known short story author mostly from the book he published called The Jungle Book which contained many little side tales, along with many other enjoyable short stories. Kipling was born on December 30, 1865 in Bombay, India where he grew up with his mother, father, and younger sister. At the age of six, Kipling’s mother wanted him to have a formal British education and decided to send him off to a boarding school all the way in England. This devastated Rudyard and his

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    In the animated film, Hercules, by Walt Disney Pictures, Hercules states, “A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” “Rikki-tikki-tavi,” a short story written by Rudyard Kipling is a story about how a mongoose, Rikki-tikki, has to kill snakes that are trying to take over the garden and killing the animals and humans. Rikki-tikki overcomes obstacles, and defeats the snakes, with the help of friends, including Darzee, a bird, and Darzee’s wife. The author

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    Joseph Rudyard Kipling and his Works

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    Rudyard Kipling “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” –Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865 at Bombay, India. Kipling spent the first six years of his idyllic life in India until his family moved back to England in 1871. After six months of living in England his parents abandoned him and his three year old sister, leaving them with the Holloway family, which in turn mistreated him physically and psychologically, this left him with

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