Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell was born in Nashville, Tennessee in May of 1914. As a young man he attended Hume-Fogg High School. It was here that he first began thinking seriously about writing. Read more of Randall Jarrell’s Biography.

The Woman at the Washington Zoo

‘The Woman at the Washington Zoo’ by Randall Jarrell is a moving and disturbing poem. In it, the speaker explores her self worth and identity while comparing herself to zoo animals.

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