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In the story A Jealous Man Returns in the form of a Parrot byRobert Olen Butler the author gives the story of a man who has passedand returned to his life as a caged animal That man was a jealous manthat had no trust in his wife He fell out of a tree dying instantlyafter spying on his wife and a man from a shipping department Not onlywas he jealous but he regrets everything he could have done to changewhat happened Instead of making a difference then when he was alivehe is now stuck in the form of a parrot watching his life changedrastically from inside a cage He realizes the obstacles he wentthrough that were included in his relationship when he was a humancompared to his struggles he had when he was a parrot Its unfortunate that the husband the jealous man doesnt realize hemissed the chance to make things right until after he lost the chanceAs a human he had the ability to talk and communicate with his wifeHowever after he died and returned to life as a parrot he finallyrealized he should have talked to his wife when he had the chance In arelationship communication between the two people is extremelyimportant In the story the husband realizes that he cant expresshimself the way he couldve if he was a parrot He says Shes singlenow of course Her husband the man that I was is dead to her Shedoes not understand all that is behind my hello page 765 When theauthor says this he hits the point that all the wife is hearing is theword hello and not the emotions that he wants to express that arebehind the words A parrot speaks from learning few words and repeatingthem In the story calling the new boyfriend a cracker didnt domuch damage He has never loved his now widowed wife more Another issue that the husband had faced while
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