i know why the caged bird sings

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was an American poet, author and civil rights activist. She was one of the most influential African-American writers of the 20th century. Her poetry explores themes such as racism, identity and the power of words.The book I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings is a collection of poems that have been published in different occasions between 1957-1977. It tells a story about Maya Angelou’s childhood experiences in Stamps, Arkansas and her family’s struggles to make ends meet. “Caged Bird” is one poem that highlights her struggle with racism while growing up in 1930s America. The book also contains poems that express her thoughts on feminism, religion and sexuality among others

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I needed to write a literature review about I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings and The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch books. I read I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Maya Angelou is a wonderful writer.