Power of poetry

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Power of poetry

  1. 1. THREE AMERICAN POETS WHO HAVE USED THEIR WORK FOR POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE: Langston Hughes Carl Sandburg Maya Angelou
  2. 2. THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF POETRYEach of these poets were acutely conscious of the social issues that affected those around them. Langston Hughes was committed to his involvement in African American issues.Carl Sandburg was very interested in the achievements of the every day worker, and championed the rights of the working class.Maya Angelou continues to be highly active in her human rights work, especially concerning the issues that women face.
  3. 3. LANGSTON HUGHES GIVES HOPE TO AFRICAN AMERICANS
  4. 4. CARL SANDBURG’S FIGHT FOR THE COMMON MAN AND WOMAN
  5. 5. MAYA ANGELOU’S EMPOWERMENT OFWOMEN
  6. 6. RESOURCEShttp://www.bentalaska.com/2011/10/langston-hughes-poet-and-writer/http://www.mentorhigh.com/teacher/ulrich/Homrpage/Grade11Home.htmlhttp://www.cc.mie-u.ac.jp/~lq20106/eg5005/fog.htmlhttp://www.ralphmag.org/FS/sandburg.htmlhttp://mayaangelou.com/http://maryannpale.com/2012/01/10/551

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