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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers


by Adrienne Rich

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers: "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" 101 Quiz

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Q. What is the poem's rhyme scheme?

It doesn't have one
Envelope rhyme
Rhyming triplets
Rhyming couplets
Q. What is the poem's meter?

Iambic pentameter-ish
Trochaic tetrameter-ish
Iambic hexameter-ish
No meter-ish
Q. How do the tigers move?

They prance
They dance
They jig
They do the electric slide
Q. What weighs Aunt J down?

Her corsets
Her big ol' hat
Her wedding band
Her soul
Q. What will the tigers do after Aunt J dies?

They'll die, too
They'll freeze in their positions
They'll crawl off the tapestry
They'll keep on prancing