A Tiger in the Zoo- About the Author & Introduction

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A Tiger in the Zoo

ByLeslie Norris

                                 About the Author- Leslie Norris                                                          

Leslie Norris was a famous Welsh poet and short story writer. He was born in 1921, in Wales. Leslie Norris had decided even at an early age that he would become a poet. He was very much interested in the poems of Dylan Thomas and Vernon Watkins. His first poem was published in 1938 but his first book of poetry came out in 1943. In July 1942, Norris married Catherine, better known as Kitty. They moved to England and trained themselves to be teachers. He shot to fame with his first publication ‘Finding Gold’. His works won various awards including the Cholmondeley Poetry Prize and the Katherine Mansfield Memorial award. Leslie died in 2006.

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Introduction of the lesson- A Tiger in the Zoo


‘ATiger in the Zoo’ is a lovely poem by Leslie Norris.I’ltis poem contrasts a tiger in the zoo to the tiger I its natural habitat. The poem moves from the zoo to the jungle, and back again to the zoo. In his natural surrounding, the tiger is happy and joyful. But in a cage, he is full of rage and trouble. The poem shows the great importance of freedom. 

(‘A Tiger in the Zoo’ लैसलिनोरिस द्वारा रचित एक प्यारी कविता है ।यह कविता एक चिड़िया घर में पाए जाने वाले बाघ की अपने प्राकृतिक आवास में रहने वाले बाघ से तुलना करती है।कविता चिड़ियाघर से जंगल और फिर वापस चिड़ियाघर तक का विचरण करती है अपने प्राकृतिक आवास में बाघ प्रसन्न और आनंदित है , लेकिन पिंजरे में वह क्रोध तथा उदासी में है।कविता स्वतंत्रता के महान महत्व का वर्णन करती है।)  

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