I know why the caged bird sings

Caged Bird

by Maya Angelou

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From the poem “I Know why the caged bird sings” by Maya Angelou

Last updated April 6, 2020

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Why is the caged bird’s song heard from a distant hill as stated in the poem “I Know why the caged bird sings” by Maya Angelou?

Last updated March 26, 2020

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What is the implication of the lines “His wings are clipped and his feet are tied / So he opens his throat to sing” in the poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou?

Last updated January 12, 2020

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What does ‘things unknown’ signify in Maya Angelou’s poem ‘I Know why the caged bird sings’?

Last updated October 24, 2019

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I know why the caged bird sings. Maya Angelou

Last updated September 29, 2019

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Why does a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage in the poem “I Know why the caged bird sings” by Maya Angelou? Or, What does “seldom see through his bars of […]

Last updated June 25, 2018

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Why do you think the cage is “narrow” in the poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou? What is meant by “his bars of rage”?

Last updated June 23, 2018

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Why do the second and the fifth stanza of the poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou begin with ‘but’?

Last updated June 23, 2018

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What implied comparison is there in the following lines from the poem “I Know Why Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou? The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends

Last updated June 23, 2018

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Why does Maya Angelou repeat the lines “his wings are clipped and his feet are tied” in her poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”?

Last updated May 1, 2018

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