I know why the caged bird sings

Caged Bird

by Maya Angelou

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Explain ‘fearful trill’ in Maya Angelou’s poem ‘I Know why the caged bird sings’. Or, Why does the caged bird sing with a fearful trill?

Last updated March 23, 2021

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What are the literary devices / figures of speech used by the poet Maya Angelou in her poem “I know why the caged bird sings”?

Last updated February 18, 2021

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What is the significance of the expression — “fat worms waiting on a dawn bright lawn” in Maya Angelou’s poem “I know why the caged bird sings”?

Last updated December 25, 2020

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What is the meaning of the line “his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream” in the poem “I know why the caged bird sings” by Maya Angelou?

Last updated December 24, 2020

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‘I Know why the caged bird sings’ poem by Maya Angelou

Last updated September 28, 2020

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Remark on the portrayal of White supremacy in the poem “I know why the caged bird sings” by Maya Angelou.

Last updated August 20, 2020

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What difference does the poet Maya Angelou show between a free bird and a caged bird in her poem ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’? Or, Compare the life of a free bird to that of the caged bird.

Last updated June 6, 2020

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Through the imagery of birds in ‘I know why the caged birds sing’ by Maya Angelou the poet is trying to comment on the status of women in the society. Do you agree?

Last updated June 4, 2020

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Meaning of ‘sighing trees’ in I Know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou? What is the figure of speech used here?

Last updated June 4, 2020

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Who are referred to as free bird and caged bird in the poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou? Why? Or, Whom does the poet indirectly refer to while mentioning of the caged bird and the free […]

Last updated April 6, 2020

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