MAYA ANGELOU<br />HOW HER ISSUES IN LIFE INFLUNCIES THE WORDS IN HER POETRY <br />By: Sheria Carter <br />
CONTENTS<br />BIOGRAPHY<br />WORKS <br />CONCLUSION <br />WORKS CITIED<br />
                The beginning <br />On April 4,1928 Bailey and Vivian Baxter gave birth to their second child, Marguerite ...
Works by maya angelou<br />Autobiography’s<br />I Know Why The Cage Bird Sing<br />(1970)<br />Gather Together In My Name<...
MAYA ANGELOU’S Most popular work<br /> MAYA’S  MOS T WELL KNOWN WORKS “I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS”<br />
I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS<br />Angelou wrote “ I Know Why The Cage Bird Sings”1970 . This is a autobiography about h...
conclusion<br />Maya Angelou’s autobiographies and poetry are very famous. Maya writes her poems based on situations that ...
WORK’S CITIED<br />Angelou, Maya. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 1969.<br />Bloom, Harold. Bloom...
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  1. 1. MAYA ANGELOU<br />HOW HER ISSUES IN LIFE INFLUNCIES THE WORDS IN HER POETRY <br />By: Sheria Carter <br />
  2. 2. CONTENTS<br />BIOGRAPHY<br />WORKS <br />CONCLUSION <br />WORKS CITIED<br />
  3. 3. The beginning <br />On April 4,1928 Bailey and Vivian Baxter gave birth to their second child, Marguerite Johnson. Miss Marguerite soon became Maya Angelou. At the age three Angelou and her brother were sent to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. Angelou was thought the importance of “work, duty , and religion” when she stayed with her grandmother. Also during the decade of living with grandma Angelou learned what it was like to be black in a place ran by whites. Angelou called the life she was living “my black whom was later killed by her uncles. After the rape Maya decided not to speak anymore, until she met her teacher Mrs. Flowers. Mrs. Flowers taught Maya the importance of self-expression. In 1940 Angelou graduated in the top of her eight grade class and five years later she graduated from Mission High School in San Francisico.For many years Angelou did things such as Broadway shows and being an assistant administrator at a music and drama school. At the Age forty-two Angelou’s life changed When she wrote “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” in 1970.<br />
  4. 4. Works by maya angelou<br />Autobiography’s<br />I Know Why The Cage Bird Sing<br />(1970)<br />Gather Together In My Name<br />(1974) <br />Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas<br />(1976)<br />The Heart of a Woman<br />( 1981)<br />All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes<br />( 1986) <br />A Song Flung Up To Heaven<br />(2002)<br />The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou<br />(2004.)<br />Poetry<br />Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie, 1971. <br />Oh Pray My Wings are Gonna Fit Me Well, 1975. <br />Still I Rise, 1978. <br />Shaker, Why Don't You Sing, 1983. <br />Now Sheba Sings the Song, 1987<br />I Shall Not Be Moved, 1990<br />"Life doesn't frighten me", 1991<br />"On the Pulse of Morning", 1993<br />The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou, 1994<br />Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems for Women, 1995<br />"A Brave and Startling Truth", 1995.<br />"From a Black Woman to a Black Man", 1995.<br />"Amazing Peace", 2005.<br />"Mother, a Cradle to Hold Me", 2006.<br />"Celebrations, Rituals of Peace and Prayer", 2006<br />Poetry for Young People, 2007.<br />"We Had Him", 2009<br />
  5. 5. MAYA ANGELOU’S Most popular work<br /> MAYA’S MOS T WELL KNOWN WORKS “I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS”<br />
  6. 6. I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS<br />Angelou wrote “ I Know Why The Cage Bird Sings”1970 . This is a autobiography about her life as a child. This book discusses how Maya had to live during the racial time. This book also focuses on her women role models and gives little credit to men, due to her life experiences.<br />
  7. 7. conclusion<br />Maya Angelou’s autobiographies and poetry are very famous. Maya writes her poems based on situations that has taken place throughout her life. Angelou is a lady that had a terrible childhood but changed it for the better. Her poems are very powerful, and any have read her poems. A few of Maya Angelou readers are Langston Hughes, Tupac Shakur, Robert Frost, Pablo Neruda, and Gwendolyn Brooks. Angelou writings have made her very famous and she will forever be known. Her writings have made people know how black females were treated in the racial time and due to her writing it would never be forgotten.<br />
  8. 8. WORK’S CITIED<br />Angelou, Maya. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 1969.<br />Bloom, Harold. Bloom's Biocritique: Maya Angelou. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002.<br />—. Modern Critical Interpartions: Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1998.<br />Johnson, Claudia. Racism in Maya Angelou's I Know Why teh Caged Bird Sings. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2008.<br />Lupton, Mary Jane. Maya Angelou : A Critical Companion. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1998.<br />Powell, Dannye Romine. Parting The Curtains. North Carolina: John F. Blaiir, Publisher, 1994.<br />

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