Animal Imagery in Ted Hughes Poems.

             Hughes's animal poems are among the best of his works and among the finest in the whole range of English poetry. Hughes's great powers of observation and exceptional capacity to embody his observations in words finds the right apparel in this imagery.
The hawk in the poem 'Hawk Roosting' is depicted as an arbiter of life and death. In the poem Jaguar the animal concerned is depicted as brimming with energy. The poem Thrushes is also characterised by the same kind of vivid and realistic imagery