Read this excerpt from “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.” When Rikki got to the house, Teddy and Teddy’s mother (she still looked very white,


Read this excerpt from “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.” When Rikki got to the house, Teddy and Teddy’s mother (she still looked very white, for she had been fainting) and Teddy’s father came out and almost cried over him; and that night he ate all that was given him till he could eat no more, and went to bed on Teddy’s shoulder, where Teddy’s mother saw him when she came to look late at night. “He saved our lives and Teddy’s life,” she said to her husband. “Just think, he saved all our lives!” What role does Teddy’s mother play in the story?


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