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A Tiger In The Zoo (poem)

Question 1:

Read the poem again, and work in pairs or groups to do the following tasks.

(i) Find the words that describe the movements and actions of the tiger in the case and in the wild. Arrange them in two columns.

(ii) Find the words that describe the two places, and arrange them in two columns.

Now try to share ideas about how the poet uses words and images to contrast the two situations.



In the cage

In the wild


Lurking in shadow

Few steps of his cage

Sliding through long grass

Quiet rage

Snarling around houses

Locked i…

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