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Mother’s side in St Louis Maya is attacked by a man many times her age and has to live with the conseuences for a lifetime Years later in San Francisco Maya learns that love for herself the kindness of others her own strong spirit and. Caged BirdA free bird leapson the back of the windand floats downstreamtill the current endsand dips his wingin the orange sun raysand dares to claim the skyBut a bird that stalksdown his narrow cagecan seldom see throughhis bars of ragehis wings are clipped andhis feet are tiedso he opens his throat to singThe caged bird singswith a fearful trillof things unknownbut longed for stilland his tune is heardon the distant hillfor the caged birdsings of freedom The above poem by Maya Angelou not from this book BTW encapsulates in a few lines why the voices of protest are the loudest and the literature the most powerful when it is forcefully suppressed Because the only thing the caged bird can do is sing he will keep on doing it lest he go mad Poetry will keep on flowing out of the decapitated head of OrpheusI understand that this book has been banned multiple times Not surprising considering that the words of the poet have power than swords or The Black Ice Score (Parker, understand that this book has been banned multiple times Not surprising considering that the words of the poet have power than swords or

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Sent by their mother to live with their devout self sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town Maya and her brother Bailey endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local powhitetrash At eight years old and back at her. Maya Angelou was a poet and Nobel laureate who once gave an address at President Clinton s inauguration Before she won her multitudes of awards and honors Maya was raised in rural Stamps Arkansas by her grandmother and uncle during the depression First published in 1969 and now considered a modern classic I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings details Angelou s tumultuous childhood in poignant detail Born Marguerite Johnson and often called Ritie Maya and her older brother Bailey were taken to live with their grandmother at young ages following their parents divorce Even though the south was still in the throes of Jim Crow and Stamps was at the forefront of segregation young Maya appeared to enjoy a loving childhood Raised by a strict church going grandmother and uncle Maya and Bailey turned to both books and each other for comfort Devouring books like candy both children uickly advanced through the Stamps educational system two grades ahead of sc

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The ideas of great authors I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned Poetic and powerful I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read. I have only ever given 5 stars to two autobiographies One was written by a white English man the other by a black American woman On the surface you would think they could have very little in common yet they do They both have insight and compassion which comes through in every sentence They have both shown enormous courage in almost intolerable situations In short they have a common humanity The white man is Terry Waite The black woman Maya AngelouI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou is a book which will play on your emotions It is not a manipulative book it is a raw and honest account elouently expressed But if you did not take a deep breath sometimes before starting another page you would not be human It is galling to think that this description of poverty and unreasoning prejudice is within living memory in a so called free country In the United States the Committee on Eual Employment Opportunity was set up in 1961 prior


10 thoughts on “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  1. says:

    I must confess I've read precious little Angelou in my time but I'll never forget the day she tipped me 20It was some random gray day in Maruet

  2. says:

    Maya Angelou was a poet and Nobel laureate who once gave an address at President Clinton's inauguration Before she won her multitudes of awards and honors Maya was raised in rural Stamps Arkansas by her grandmother and uncle during the depression First published in 1969 and now considered a modern classic I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings details Angelou's tumultuous childhood in poignant detail Born Marguerite Johnson and often called Ritie

  3. says:

    I really enjoyed this book It was reuired reading for a University course I took on Adolescent LiteratureThis book has been placed o

  4. says:

    My mother could never really speak to me about the abuse she suffered as a little girl the closest we came to talking about her experiences oc

  5. says:

    Even before I started listening to this audio book I could hear Angelou’s voice deep and distinctive I remember seeing her on tv at some point in the past and notably even though a while ago when she read a poem she had written for Preside

  6. says:

    Caged BirdA free bird leapson the back of the windand floats downstreamtill the current endsand dips his wingin the orange sun raysand dares to claim the skyBut a bird that stalksdown his narrow cagecan seldom see throughhis bars of ragehis wings are clipped andhis feet are tiedso he opens his throat to singThe caged bi

  7. says:

    I have only ever given 5 stars to two autobiographies One was written by a white English man; the other by a black American woman On the surface you would think they could have very little in common yet they do They both have insight and compassion which comes through in every sentence They have both shown enormous courage in almost intolerable situations In short they have a common humanity The white man is Terry Waite The blac

  8. says:

    I was sitting on a bench as I enjoyed the last bits of warm sunlight the dying summer was oozing out scrutinizing a newspaper while calculatedly assuming a thoughtful gaze This little girl ran up to me She said Mister mister I know why the caged bird singsI looked up from reading the financial news That's great kid Now run along ca

  9. says:

    May 2014 I wrote this review a year and a half ago It is written from the perspective of a parent who cares about what her teenage children read in school I hope it may be useful to other parents teens and anyone else who cares about content and wants to make informed decisions about what they read I received mostly negative reactions to my review but also a few positive comments which encouraged me After a yea

  10. says:

    45 lyrical poignant honest stars 2018 Honorable Mention Read This was a wonderfully written beginning to Ms Angelou's six vo

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