Out of the Silent Planet

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Kanakaberaka Character Analysis

One of the pfifltriggi, a species on Malacandra that enjoys craftsmanship and stone work. Kanakaberaka carves Ransom’s portrait before Ransom meets Oyarsa, showing the idealization of this story that will be told after Ransom leaves, and making Ransom and the human visitors into another legend in the larger mythology of Malacandra.
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Kanakaberaka Character Timeline in Out of the Silent Planet

The timeline below shows where the character Kanakaberaka appears in Out of the Silent Planet. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 17
Human Nature and Morality Theme Icon
Acceptance and Curiosity vs. Fear of the Unknown Theme Icon
...frog-like body and guesses that this must be a pfifltrigg. The pfifltrigg (later named as Kanakaberaka) has broad, many-fingered hands with which it is using tools to cut more pictures into... (full context)
Acceptance and Curiosity vs. Fear of the Unknown Theme Icon
The pfifltrigg (Kanakaberaka) finishes Ransom’s portrait and invites Ransom to look. The stone now holds a scene of... (full context)
Civilization and Utopia Theme Icon
Human Nature and Morality Theme Icon
...languages at home, as seen in the different styles of names. This pfifltrigg’s name is Kanakaberaka. (full context)
Civilization and Utopia Theme Icon
Kanakaberaka describes his own homeland, not forested like the handramit but full of deep mines. All... (full context)