feral child

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feral child

n
(Peoples) a neglected child who engages in lawless or anti-social behaviour
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It is safe to argue that Kipling knows the facts and truth about the wolf child, for there were documents recording and reporting the life of wolf children or monkey children in India before he began his literary writing.
Kipling had been living and working in India for many years, and he should know that it is almost impossible for a wolf child brought up by a she-wolf to blend himself into human society.
The community was so affected that Armond Duck Chief, Eddi Wolf Child, and Joni Big Old Man felt the need to change the way the youth perceived their reality.
Wolf Child felt the need to show the youth that there were different paths in life and so they used the role model approach to better display their message.