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Analysis and comments on The Woman At The Washington Zoo by Randall Jarrell

Comment 2 of 2, added on November 23rd, 2011 at 3:35 PM.

I told my gradnomther how you helped. She said, “bake them a cake!”

Latasha from Kuwait
Comment 1 of 2, added on May 25th, 2005 at 6:43 PM.

I like this poem. One reason is that it discusses an important aspect of
the human condition, and I like the way it raises questions about whether
we are free in living our lives or are bound by conditioning which enslaves
us. I also like the way the author convincingly builds his case by giving
an impression of years passing in the same conditioned way. Its rather
visual like watching a caged animal and wishing it were free.

Marianne Hamilton from Australia

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Poet: Randall Jarrell
Poem: The Woman At The Washington Zoo
Added: Feb 20 2003
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