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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Summary: Essay discusses the main character in the book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou.


Growing up and surviving in this complex cruel world can be painful. The agony of learning about life and accepting oneself is a journey all people make at one point in their life. The sense of belong is a never-ending search. People and events that touch our lives can have a dramatic effect on us by influencing the decisions made as to finishing school, choosing a career, accepting responsibilities, and taking control or being controlled. Numerous people and events influence Maya, the narrator and main character, in the book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Maya's natural mother did influence Maya's decisions regarding living arrangements, finishing school and choosing a career.

Maya's mother would influence Maya even at a distance because her mother took charge of her life, her environment, and her men. Maya destroys the white doll her mother sent her...

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