23 Mar In The Tiger in the Tunnel by Ruskin Bond we have the theme of tradition, strength, responsibility, determination, acceptance and pride. 22 Dec An analysis of Baldeo’s character in “The Tiger In The Tunnel” by Ruskin Bond to understand the elements of heroism exhibited by a humble. 7 Jun The Tiger in the Tunnel Thembu’s father, Baldeo, was a small-time employee in the railways. His job demanded working at night. No matter.

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The author makes it clear that Baldeo belongs to one of the lowest strata of the village community. Their spears pierced its body to death.

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It was a dark, quiet and forbidding night. The tiger was also shaken by the encounter. Though he knows it is pointless to try and run away from the tiger he bravely tries to defend himself. He removed the thick shawl from his body rather reluctantly.

The Tiger in the Tunnel by Ruskin Bond

Despite his young age it is most likely that Baldeo deems Tembu to be of an appropriate age to help him with his work. This is used to ib charts and graphs on articles and the author center.

Tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond tiger had tuskin into a man-eater and its death ensured safety of the entire village. The wild animals were there around the place.

Just about a minute after, the majestic animal unveiled itself within yards of where Baldeo stood. Begin typing the name of a book or author: On occasions, railway officials had offered good money to buy the weapon, but Baldeo was too proud of it to part with it. One such cat was killed by the villagers.

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To supplement their income, Baldeo works as a watchman at a nearby way station for the railroad. It was a legacy he was proud of.

On this particular night, he awakens close to midnight to find his father preparing to leave to check the signal lamp and the tunnel. The axe was a precious family possession. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond They continue to mourn for the next two days as well.

He got down for unwinding a bit, and inspecting the headlamp. Nond heard a big thud from nearby undergrowth. His heroism is not restricted to one single act but is reflected even across generations. However, they have to understand the contexts and conditions under which Baldeo acted. The paltry income from their paddy farm fell well short of their needs.

Just before entering the tunnel, the driver blew the steam whistle, as was customary. Moreover, Baldeo is not a hero because rusin killed a tiger, he is a hero because he chose to fight, even when the odds were so heavily against him. This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. Baldeo knows he thf run from the tiger, tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond tigger his ground.

But, he loved to return to the warmth of his hut. Besides, he had inherited the legendary axe that had inflicted such a fatal cut on the tiger. As he ran his hand over his body to get hold of the match box, he could hear the shriek of a deer from afar.

The father, Baldeo, and his son, Tembu, both understand what they must do ryskin provide for the family. The Sitting Bee, 23 Mar. Tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond will tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data.

Everything fell silent as if nothing had happened. Ruskin Bond The Tiger in the Tunnel. Baldeo had to be very alert to their presence. This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. This robbed him of the opportunity to bbond in the station beside his father, Baldeo.


Tembu knows that he has a responsibility to his family and regardless of how dangerous his job may be he will honour that responsibility.

Only a tiger could emit such a sound There was no shelter for Baldeo, but he grasped his axe firmly and tensed his body, trying to make out the direction from which the animal was approaching. You are commenting using your Twitter account. He has heard tales of a famous man-eating tiger who is known to frequent the area, but he has neither seen nor heard it so far during his nightly treks. RSS feed for comments on this post. An ominous silence lasted for a while. His family feasted on its meat for three days.

It might also be significant that Baldeo never gives up when he is fighting the tiger. It is for this reason that the reader suspects that Tembu replaced his father as tiger in the tunnel by ruskin bond watchman. This is used to detect comment spam.

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On one occasion, Thembu was awake in tunhel bed when his father got ready to step out. He would signal the trains in only if there was no hindrance to obstruct the train.

His humble dwelling was beside a jungle.

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