"Whats Your Name Girl By Maya Angelou" Essays and Research Papers

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou Maya Angelou paved the way for many of today’s black poets. She is famous for her...

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  • Maya Angelou

    'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou: the poem You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Literary consonance 714 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,...

    African American, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou 1418 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Biography

    Maya Angelou Biography Maya Angelou is an amazing American author, poet, entertainer, actress,...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 951 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou’s tumultuous childhood in the South and the struggles that come with being black are the basis for her autobiographies such as I...

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  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, born Magarite Johnson, was and author, playwright,...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Barack Obama 1027 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Research Paper

    Legacy of Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, an inspirational American author, poet, and civil rights...

    706 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou has dedicated her life to end prejudices faced by many black females in the 20th century. As an author, poet, and...

    African American, Black people, President of the United States 710 Words | 5 Pages

  • "Graduation" by Maya Angelou Critique

    “Graduation” Critique “Graduation” was written by Maya Angelou in 1969. Angelou was born in Missouri, but after...

    Academic dress, Graduation, High school 1402 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou - Phenomenal Woman

    | Maya Angelou | Phenomenal Woman | When given the opportunity to discuss an effective leader and role model,...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, Barack Obama, Grammy Award winners 973 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou "You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with...

    African American, Black people, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1001 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetry Analysis Poor Girl by Maya Angelou

    like I love you! Maya Angelou, the author of the poem, “Poor Girl,” wrote a poem illustrating her loneliness and...

    878 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou - Yet to be United States

    When Dr. Maya Angelou read her poem, "On the Pulse of Morning," written especially for President Bill Clinton's inauguration in...

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou 1194 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou is one of the most famous African-American women figures. As well as an inspiring figure as a poet,...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Bayard Rustin 925 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Sujet Maya Angelou, an African American writer, is visiting Ghana, in Africa, for the first time. After a few...

    2146 Words | 6 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: The African American Legend in Art and History

    Maya Angelou A poet, an author, a play-write, an actress, a mother, a civil-rights activists, historian and most important a...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1392 Words | 4 Pages

  • Alice Walker & Maya Angelou

    illiteracy, two adolescent Negro girls blossom with their profound ability to transcribe words like a rose growing out from concrete....

    Academic dress, Essay, Girl 954 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: Rising Above Social Struggles

    Maya Angelou: Rising Above Social Struggles Author of an autobiographical series, countless essays and stirring poems, a civil...

    African American, Black people, Race 2298 Words | 7 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Research Paper

    Smith Language Arts 10 – Period 6 8 December 2011 Maya Angelou Maya Angelou is a black female...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, George Washington High School, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1173 Words | 4 Pages

  • Bio of the Great Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou: Poet, Author, Actress and Dancer Maya Angelou: Poet, Author, Actress and Dancer...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, Alvin Ailey, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1551 Words | 5 Pages

  • "Whats Your Name, Girl?

    Anthony Vitiello 9.10.2011 English Prof. Meaning The essay written is about the excerpt "What's Your name,...

    African American, Essay, Girl 660 Words | 2 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Embodiment of

    Expository Essay Dr. Maya Angelou “Still I Rise” Cheryl Parker-Fields April 11, 2010 Franklin D. Roosevelt once said,...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, James Baldwin 1241 Words | 5 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: Dig Deeper

    Dig Deeper It’s a fact that Maya Angelou is known for writing poetry and novels that empower and inspire many people,...

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  • maya Angelou Graduation

    09/19/2014 Maya Angelou - Graduation Graduation is an important transition time in every person’s life. It is about moving...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, American Civil War 1259 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou's African American Dream

    Maya Angelou and her African American Dream Maya Angelou is one of the most distinguished African...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, American Civil War 2510 Words | 10 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: Interpretation of Poetry

    Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou, born April 24, 1928, was a phenomenal poet, memoirist, novelist,...

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, Poetry 1107 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Alice Walker

    begins as a narrative of a young black girl growing up in the care of her grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas, in the 1930s. The story proceeds...

    African American, African diaspora, Afro-Latin American 848 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou....the Graduation

    while silkworms ate all the Chinese with their stupid pigtails. As a species, we were an abomination. All of us.”...

    Abraham Lincoln, Black people, Emancipation Proclamation 893 Words | 3 Pages

  • Graduation by Maya Angelou and Salvation

    it in their own way. Experiences, environment, and people whom one interacts with play a big role in one’s life and attitude towards life. In each of the two...

    Academic dress, Black people, Columbia University 1058 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: A Remarkable Renaissance Woman

     Maya Angelou: A Remarkable Renaissance Woman Maya Angelou: A...

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

    Kelly Kolodziej Mrs. Dobos English 10 Honors, Period 7 14 February 2011 Insecurity of Gaining Pride in Oneself Have you ever considered how a young,...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Black people 2425 Words | 6 Pages

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

    Baginski Mr. Kearney ENG 2DB Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Influences of Maya Angelou Everyone’s lives are shaped by their...

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas 1746 Words | 5 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: A women of hope

    Maya Angelou: A woman of hope “I decided many years ago to invent myself. I had obviously been invented by someone else – by a...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1463 Words | 4 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Dascia Turner Professor Kimberly Balding English 1010: Composition One 20 September 2010 Truly Inspirational I find Dr. Maya...

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  • Maya Angelou Stories Essay

    Maria Alejandra Silva Ms. Bailey English I Block A 17 January 2013 Maya Angelou, within amazing stories has revealed the...

    Cotton, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Life 1257 Words | 4 Pages

  • The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros Compared to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

    Eden that led to Eve's downfall and human mortality. Yet Esperanza's apples are not red, like Eve's apple. Eve's red apple symbolizes the lust that...

    Apple, Color, Family 2470 Words | 6 Pages

  • To What Extent Does Angelou Achieve Self Actualisation in Her Novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

    To what extent does Angelou achieve self-actualisation in I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings? “Those who improve with age embrace...

    Abraham Maslow, African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement 1017 Words | 3 Pages

  • A personality review of Dr. Maya Angelou (personality theory).

    Dr. Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. Her father, Baily Johnson, was a doorman,...

    Abraham Maslow, Black people, Family 1949 Words | 5 Pages

  • Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes, pillars of society

    Langston Hughes nor Maya Angelou were just poets in the world of the twentieth century but instead heroes and leaders who showed...

    African American, African American writers, African-American Civil Rights Movement 1016 Words | 5 Pages

  • Maya Angelou 5

    Maya Angelou is a phenomenal woman. She was born into a devastating decade, that suffered numerous tragedies. Not only had...

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey 1248 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou Scavenger Hunt 1) Maya Angelou was born on April 14, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri....

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Martin Luther King, Jr. 355 Words | 2 Pages

  • Maya Angelou: Still I Rise

    college professor, dancer, activist, and movie star, Maya Angelou has overcome much in her life. From being raped by a family...

    African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Black people 965 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou at Rutgers

    Maya Angelou was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights...

    Gerald Ford, Ghana, Grammy Award winners 872 Words | 3 Pages

  • An analysis of the Maya Angelou poem , "To a man".

    'To a man' is written by Maya Angelou, whose first novel was an autobiography of her varied life, (activist, singer, waitress,...

    Cat, Change, Color 1252 Words | 7 Pages

  • How Do Maya Angelou and Grace Nichols Communicate What It Means to Be a Black Woman in Today's Society?

    How do Maya Angelou and Grace Nichols communicate what it means to be a black woman in today’s society? In this...

    Black people, Miscegenation, Race 3219 Words | 7 Pages

  • Girl/Woman Work Socio-Historical Critique

    interesting life may produce interesting poetry or stories. Two phenomenal women, Maya Angelou and Jamaica Kincaid portray two...

    African American writers, Female, Girl 1436 Words | 4 Pages

  • Meaning to Your Name...Hehehe

    What does the name “Magdeline” mean? A name is much more than just a name! M is for musical,...

    American Idol, Epistemology, Five Star 583 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou Essay

    After reading the critical anthology, explore and analyse the use of feminism in Woman Work by Maya Angelou In this essay I am...

    Homemaker, Maya Angelou, Meter 1339 Words | 2 Pages

  • Figures of Speech and the Irony in the Poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou.

    “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou is an inspiring poem which embraces such a strong message of Maya...

    Aesthetics, Beauty, Gender 1565 Words | 5 Pages

  • Maya Angelou's Autobiography

    Rhoads Mary Ann Hayes Women in Literature 11 December 2008 My topic: Displacement Maya Angelou’s, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings is a...

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas 1830 Words | 5 Pages

  • Running Head: Maya Angelou's Tone in “What’s Your Name, Girl?”

    Running Head: MAYA ANGELOU'S TONE IN “WHAT’S YOUR NAME, GIRL?” Topic: Maya...

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  • From Rejection to Acceptance: the Transformation of Maya Angelou Through Childhood Experiences

    The Transformation of Maya Through Childhood Experiences In this novel, the main character, Marguerite Johnson or Maya,...

    Character, Feeling, Homelessness 961 Words | 3 Pages

  • “Women who break the silence that patriarchy imposes on them face extreme punishments.” Compare how the writers of your three chosen texts explore the significance of women who find their voice.

    on a worldwide scale for centuries; first starting in the 12th century in France by a woman called ‘Marie de France’, a protofeminist, who said: “Good...

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  • Compare and Contrast of Alice Walker and Maya Angelou

    Two well regarded and recognized poets, Maya Angelou and Alice Walker, wrote lots of different renowned poetry that is...

    Aesthetics, African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement 1122 Words | 3 Pages

  • Analysis of Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".

    Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings chronicles the early years of the author's life - up to age seventeen. In the book,...

    Black people, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou 1036 Words | 3 Pages

  • Education and Angelou

    Douglass vs. Angelou Essay Frederick Douglass was a newspaper editor, lecturer, United States minister to Haiti, and a very successful writer...

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  • Maya Angelou - Essay

    Maya Angelou Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 and raised in St.Louis...

    African-American Civil Rights Movement, Bill Clinton, Grammy Award winners 660 Words | 2 Pages

  • Angelou and Baldwin: Prejudice

    change this prejudice. Throughout the development of their essays, Maya Angelou in "Graduation" and James Baldwin in "If Black...

    Affirmative action, African American, Afro-Latin American 1097 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya Angelou - Caged Bird: A Commentary

    Caged Bird by Maya Angelou explores themes of Social injustice, Lack of freedom/choice and Shattered dreams in six stanzas of...

    Connotation, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou 808 Words | 3 Pages

  • Maya, a Poetic Angel

    Maya, a Poetic Angel Just one person can have an evident effect, good or bad, on the lives of many people. One person who has influenced...

    African American, Afro-Latin American, Black people 2338 Words | 6 Pages

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