I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Essay | Symbolism in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

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Symbolism in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

Summary: Symbolism and writing technique in Maya Angelou's poem, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."
"During these years in Stamps, I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare. He was my first white love," a motif, one of many literary techniques that Maya uses to pull her audience in and enthrall them. Also, quite likely the best example of her early love for the written word, Maya used this admiration for literature to expand her mind and soul and develop into a sensational writer. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a timeless reflection of early childhood and growth. Maya's use of tone and diction, coupled with her own personal style of symbols and similes, made her story, which most readers today would have a hard time bringing themselves to fathom, a symbol in and of itself. Maya did not stop at just that, she went even farther as to truly bring out the...

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