What does the title of the poem suggest to you? Are you reminded
of other poems on tigers?
The title, "Aunt
Tigers", suggests that the
poem is about Aunt
knitted tigers that, with their chivalric, ferocious, bright and
carefree attitude, become an alternate world of her creation. The
tigers are the only means of free expression in her life, which
is otherwise burdened by fear and struggles of the married life.
There are many other poems written about tigers, some of which
are given below.
Tiger" by William Blake
by Alec Derwent Hope
"Tiger Drinking at
Forest Pool" by Ruth Padel
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