‘Kim’ Questions for Discussion

Kim‘ Questions for Discussion

In short paragraphs, comment on the following issues. MORE questions will be added soon. Stay tuned 😀

  1. ‘Kim’ seems to be a novel about issues far more important than spying and adventure. Comment
  2. T. S Eliot says that Kipling is ‘a writer impossible to belittle’. What does that possibly mean?
  3. Why does Edward said take Kipling as ‘imperialist’?
  4. Kipling constructs an India in which the native population supports the British Empire and thus presents Britain’s imperialist presence as a positive good. Commment
  5. Kim is a markedly male story, featuring an all-male cast of characters and focusing on traditionally male relationships. Comment

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