Poem Interpretations Of Momma By Chrystal Meeker Essays and Term Papers

  • Love & Sacrafice "Momma" by Chrystal Meeker

    “Love & Sacrifice” Amber Russell In the poem,” Momma,” Chrystal Meeker gives a clear view of true devotion and gratefulness. The poem is about a mother that sacrifices to the extreme for her children. She puts her health and hunger behind that of her children, while making certain they have everything...

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  • Sacrifice

    Sacrifice In the poem, “Momma”, Chrystal Meeker describes the essence of motherhood. The poem is about how much a mother will sacrifice for her children. The narrator first describes the relationship between her sister and mother. She says, “Constant defiance in the spirit of personal conviction...

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  • Cfgh

    was so interesting to see and I was also fascinated by the colors of the work as well. I was amased by the interpretations of each poem in the artwork that the artist made. His interpretations were all very interesting. I also loved how the artist depicted the women and the child in the different pieces...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    her identity intact by reminding herself who she is, and never to forget that. She may fantasize about being someone else, but she looks up to her Momma and she sees that she’s a great woman and is a great role model for Maya.    2. Upon seeing her mother for the first time after years of separation...

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  • The last leaf

    awaken the ecological consciousness of contemporaries. American poetess Emily Dickinson composed 1775 poem during her lifetime, of which nature poems accounting for about 500. By reading her nature poems from ecological approach, it is not difficult to discern her concern and love for nature, her respect...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    the main character Marguerite, is influenced by a great deal of characters including Bailey Jr. , Momma Henderson, and Mrs. Bertha Flowers. One of the primary induces is her older brother Bailey Jr. Momma or Annie Henderson, the Grandmother, also played an important role for Maya. Additionally to those...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    character Marguerite Johnson, is influenced by a preponderance of characters including Bailey Jr. , Momma Henderson, and Mrs. Bertha Flowers. One of the primary influences is her older brother, Bailey Jr.. Momma, or Annie Henderson, the parental grandmother, also plays an important role for Maya. Additionally...

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  • Othello

    materials; they even took ideas from well known books and poems to write their lyrics (Ferradas Moi, 2003). In the last fifty years, once rock had become popular some rock lyrics became stories told by modern ‘bards’, so that lyrics can be read as poems. Rock music has expanded throughout the world and the...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Sings

    States, has become for many people an exemplary role model. She read an original poem at the inauguration of President Clinton; she has also appeared on the television show “Touched by an Angel,” and there read another poem of her own composition; she lectures widely, inspiring young people to aim high...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    Maya watches and learns from her older brother Bailey, as well as her guardian and grandmother, Annie Henderson to whom Maya and Bailey refer as "Momma". Though later in her preteen and adolescent years, Maya finds refuge in the strength and intelligence of Ms. Bertha Flowers and in high school Maya...

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  • How Their Life Influenced Their Poetry

    creating inspiring poems. Maya had gone through a lot in her in her life when she was young. This helped her write her thoughtful and interesting poems. A poem that was influenced by Mayas life is “Still I Rise”. Slavery, racism, and discrimination in the poet’s life influenced this poem. “Leaving behind...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    (See Important Quotations Explained) A young black girl named Maya stands in front of her church congregation on Easter, unable to finish reciting a poem. She wears an unflattering altered taffeta dress that, she notes, is probably a secondhand dress from a white woman, and she fantasizes that one day...

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  • I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings

    who was known throughout the story as “Momma” and their Uncle Willie. Momma and Uncle Willie ran a store in Stamps named “The Store”. Stamps was a small mixed town with two sides of the town. The white side and then there’s the Negro side of town. That’s where Momma ran The Store and had great business...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    thoughts, all of these situations can be considered horrendous, at a certain level. The poem “Sympathy,” by Laurence Dunbar, visibly expresses how African Americans were “caged” during the callous times of slavery. This poem was meant to symbolize those who have felt trapped at one time in their lives, with...

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  • Wife of bath Critical

    Sonnet 67 takes place on March 30, 1594. This poem is largely about who really has the power in their relationship; it is evident in this poem that the only way he will ever capture her is if she allows him to capture her, she has all the power. This poem is also an imitation of Petrarch's Rima 190...

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  • Mammas Encounter

    general store. Angelou has acted and written several plays, poems, and a six-part autobiography “I Know Why the caged Bird Sings” making her one of this country’s foremost black writers. In this story Angelou tells about how her grandmother (momma) triumphs over a pack of taunting neighborhood children...

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  • Short Term Memory

    term memory. There was a poem that the parent was suppose to read. It went as followed: Johnny went to the market. Johnny went to the store. But when poor Johnny got there, he forgot what he went there for. Momma gave him a list. Momma gave it to him twice. And what Momma wanted was a big bag of...

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  • I know why the caged bird sings

    hierarchy. She describes the complete segregation of the town and how African-Americans have been taught to dread the ‘whitefolks’ and is trained by Momma to never be insolent (because of the fear of retribution). I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings stands as a testament to the bravery of those who have been...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    appointed by President Gerald Ford to the American Revolution Bicentennial Advisory Council. In 1993, for President Clinton’s inauguration she read her poem, “On the Pulse of the Morning.” Maya Angelou has received more than thirty honorary degrees. • -Marguerite Johnson is the main character of the book...

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  • Influences of Maya Angelou in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

    influenced the most by Momma, Daddy Clidell, and Mrs. Flowers. To begin, Momma, as her name indicates, is like a mother figure. Even though she was Maya’s grandmother, she takes on full responsibilities as if Maya were her own child. Since Maya is abandoned by her parents, Momma takes her in and teaches...

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