THEMES IN KIPLING'S WORKS




[Feb 9 2007]

The lists below enable you to search Kipling's fiction for stories that express a particular theme, are set in a particular place, refer to particular people or animals, or include other specific references. Please send any comments on this system to the New Readers' Guide Project Group via johnradcliffe@blueyonder.co.uk


To search select a particular theme or themes by checking its box. If you select more than one the system will only bring back those tales that refer to ALL those selected. When you are ready click the 'Search' button below. Before starting a new search clear the current search by unchecking the selected theme(s) or clicking on the 'Clear' button below.

THEMES

Duty
Empire
Fable
Myths or Legends
Healing
Humour
Politics
Religion or the Gods
Retribution
Science or Technology
Stress
Supernatural
War or Battle


WORK

Working life
Administrators
Builders or Building
Clerics or Priests
Doctors or Medicine
Engineers or Engineering
English Country Life
Politicians
Sailors
Soldiers
Airmen
Spies
Writing or Journalism

PEOPLE

Men and Women
Women
The Young

British in India
Eurasians
Indian People
Irish
Jews
Americans

Beetle
Creighton
Mrs Hauksbee
Mowgli
Puck
Pyecroft
Soldiers Three
Stalky
Strickland


ANIMALS

Animals
Bees
Cats
Dogs
Elephants
Horses
Monkeys
Wolves
Snakes

REFERENCES

Army
Royal Navy

Astrology
Boy Scouts
Crime
Blindness
Disease or Illness
Dreams
Drink or Food
Freemasonry
Historical
Motoring
Music
Railways
Tobacco
School
Sports or Games
Theatre or Film

Literary allusion
The Bible
Horace
Jane Austen
Shakespeare

SETTINGS

Heaven or Hell
The Sea
Cities
Journeys

Afghanistan
Burma
India
Lahore
Simla
Indonesia
Japan
Malaysia
Africa
Egypt or the Sudan
South Africa
United States
Vermont
Canada
South America
Brazil
Australia
New Zealand
England
London
Sussex
France
Germany
Ireland
Italy
Russia


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