The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou - "Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well" Part Four Summary & Analysis

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"Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well" Part Four Summary

The heart of a modern day couple is dissected in "The Couple." Without fear, hate, and greed, both the man and woman in question would be of no account. Continuing the inspection of seedier characters, "The Pusher" describes a drug dealer. The man misquotes Malcolm X. In peddling his trade, he delivers a fate to young Blacks that is worse than death. Yet another character receives an in-depth look in "Chicken-Little." A woman retreats into solitude, out of fear. She dies of loneliness, and no one misses her.

"Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well" Part Four Analysis

Stripped of their baser emotions, the subjects of "The Couple" possess no redeeming qualities. They deceive themselves and exclude themselves from...

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