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    aunt jennifer tigers

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    Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers By Adrienne Rich Aunt Jennifer’s tigers stride across a screen Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer’s fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull. The massive weight of uncle’s wedding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer’s hand. When Aunt is dead, her terrified hands will lie Still ringed with ordeals she was mastered by The tigers in the

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    The poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich is about a married woman who is portrayed through her creations. She knits tigers to show the type of person she truly longs to be; vigorous, free, and valiant- all the characteristics that women aren’t allowed to be. Aunt Jennifer knows that even when she passes away her art would live on and it will show who she’s always been, thus creating a theme of immortality throughout the poem. “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” is made up of three stanzas with

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    Revision Rich

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    is for this reason that the themes of many of Rich's poems are advice for women to live life for themselves, listening only to what their hearts tell them. The three poems "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers," "Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law" and "Planetarium" are analyzed to demonstrate the changes in Rich's way of writing. Rich wrote "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" in 1951, while she was a student. At this time in her life she conforms to tradition in her writing, and tries not to identify herself as a female poet

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    Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Rich Who is Aunt Jennifer? Does she even exist? I had to ask myself these questions before even going further into the poem. The answers opened the door to a deeper meaning behind Aunt Jennifer's Tigers. Based on Adrienne Rich's background I believe Aunt Jennifer did exist. However, Aunt Jennifer was not Rich's aunt. Aunt Jennifer represented women all over the world, particularly women in American, who were caught under the oppressive hand of a patriarchal society

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    Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

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    A Closer Look at “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” The poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich was written in 1950. At first glance, it appears to be a feminist piece whose sole purpose is to point out the ways in which a particular woman (Aunt Jennifer) is oppressed. However when a closer look is given, there is much more to this piece. When the poem is read line by line, much more meaning can be gleaned from it. “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers prance across a screen,” the screen would seem to be a tapestry

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    The Use of Symbols in Adrienne Rich's Poem, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers Freedom has always been an important value in the United States that most people are not willing to give up. Ralph Waldo Emerson, a writer who lived in the 1800s, reminded Americans of their rights of liberty at a time when many people started to conform to established norms. He voiced his opinions about the loss of freedom and invited society to realize that they were relinquishing their rights. Years later, his views still

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    The Scarlet Letter and Aunt Jennifer's Tigers In the course of our life we need to make many decisions.  The way we live our life is a decision each person makes for him/herself.  Usually, one choice is better than the other, yet society doesn't always support the better one.  The poem, "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" and The Scarlet Letter present two ways in which women can react to a society dominated by men and how their lives are shaped by their different decisions.  A woman can just

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    English 102 Subject: Subject and the theme of the poem March 6th, 2014 Aunt Jennifer`s Tigers: The subject and the theme of the poem: Aunt Jennifer`s tigers is very simple and clear. The basic theme is that the poet Adrienne Rich displays a female a woman who is very audacious. She is a woman who is trapped in a fearful and a timid life. The problems in her life have been given birth to by the culture she belongs to and her marriage. Her life is very complex and difficult, but she has been striving

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    Imagine a world where your last name is the company you work for. Imagine a world where the United States includes all of North American, all of South America, all of Australia, the Pacific Islands, South Africa, India, Thailand and Russia. Welcome to Jennifer Government. The novel can be looked at by a reader as a simple, yet innovative story. The novel can also be seen as a deep, catawampus story with plenty of plot twists that are nicely blended together. Each successive chapter is told from the view

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    Jennifer Nichols

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    Jennifer Nichols For the past decade or so there has been an ongoing debate about the health benefits of alcohol, particularly red wine. Many wonder how such drinks could possibly be beneficial, as alcohol is a toxin and its consumption has consistently been linked to, amongst others, cardiovascular heart diseases, cirrhosis of the liver, and decreased longevity. While these may in fact occur with heavy usage, studies cite that moderate alcohol consumption has been found to have potentially

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