The British View over the Indian in Rudyard Kipling’s “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”.

Nurul Khak,, 2250404583 (2011) The British View over the Indian in Rudyard Kipling’s “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.


This final project has the focus of analysis of on Rudyard Kipling’s short story entitled “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” written in 1894. The author constructs British colonization to India in 18th century within the story through the representation of animal characters besides human. By the author animal character is represented as Indian like mongoose, cobra, rats, etc. while human, in this case an English noble family is represented as British. It can be learned from the story that the characters naming method reflects author its own purpose of writing the story. As it can be read, Indian is treated badly by British. Indian is considered as people with lower level status, fool, aggressive, and dangerous. In contrast, British are well-portrayed with the traits of nobility. The purpose of this final project is to reveal the meaning of author’s way of making this story. The method used in this research is qualitative. This research is conducted by the perspective of Edward W Said’s Orientalism theory. This research shows that Rudyard Kipling makes propaganda through the story in order to strengthen British (West) domination over India (East).

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Uncontrolled Keywords: British colonialization, British and Indian Representation, Orientalism, West domination over the East.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Sastra Inggris (S1)
Depositing User: budi santoso perpustakaan
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2012 02:20
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2012 02:20

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