|Plot Summary of The Poet and the Donkey|
|"When we first meet the poet he has lost his muse and is unable to write any poetry. He struggles with what to do and then gets the crazy idea in his head that what he needs in a donkey in his barn. Once the donkey is there it is interesting and sometimes funny to see how Andy (the poet) learns things about himself and his muse."
Mya Martin, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Poet and the Donkey|
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Kind of animal:
Phys disability/mental struggle?
- general search for meaning
Subject of Biography
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- eccentric personalities
Commentary on society?
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 51-75% of book
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