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What do Rudyard Kipling’s works reveal about his political views?

A. He favored colonization by the British.

B. He was against British imperialism.

C. He thought the British were unfair to the Indians.

D. He thought the colonies were a burden to the British.

E. He predicted that Britain would lose its colonies.

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Answer: A. He favored colonization by the British.

Rudyard Kipling was a poet, novelist, and story writer. He was born in India and this inspired most of his work. Kipling was a prominent figure in England during his time and with this prominence, he ventured into the political landscape of England. In describing his political view, Kipling favored British colonization. According to Kipling, Britain had the right and all the power to go beyond the border into other regions comfortably. Kipling believed that Britain was obligated to go to other regions and establish political, cultural, and economical superiority.

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