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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers


by Adrienne Rich

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers: Themes, Themes, and More Themes Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Aunt Jennifer's Tigers? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of these themes does the poem raise?

Women's rights
Animal rights
Disability rights
Property rights
Q. What does the poem say about women's lives?

Women are oppressed by men
Woman can express themselves through art
Marriage is a patriarchal institution
All of the above
Q. How does Aunt Jennifer achieve immortality?

Through her poems
Through her tapestry
By being awesome
By prancing
Q. How does the poem view Aunt Jennifer's needlework?

As an art
As a silly hobby
As a job
As a charity project
Q. What does the wedding band represent?

The patriarchy
All of the above