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restrictions and how in mind he is still back in his natural habitat. The jaguar genuinely believes that he can someday escape his captors, and return to the jungle. Hughes admires this, and through this poem I believe he has tried to convey his own idea of human behaviour. Through the boring animals who could be compared to the ordinary working population, Hughes depicts something that is unable to break the bonds of his captors. In the jaguar, Hughes sees a freed mind, someone who has managed to look beyond his shackles and free himself. He suggests that physical restrictions are not what keep many people from achieving what they want, but moreover it is the mental restrictions that keep us from reaching our goals.