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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers | Study Guide

Adrienne Rich

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Overview

Author

Adrienne Rich

Year Published

1951

Type

Poem

Genre

Philosophy

Perspective and Narrator

"Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" is told in the third person by an unnamed speaker who is a younger relative of Aunt Jennifer.

Tense

"Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" is written in the present tense for the first two stanzas. The third stanza is in the future tense.

About the Title

Embroidered tigers are the central image of "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers." The wild animals are free whereas Aunt Jennifer herself is not.

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