The Poet and the Donkey Book Summary and Study Guide

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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.
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Plot & Themes

Animal story?    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   horse job/profession:    -   artist Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   general search for meaning

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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