Still I Rise By Maya Angelou

A metaphor is defined as being “the transfer of a quality or attribute from one thing or idea to another in such a way as to imply some resemblance between two things or ideas” . The key features of metaphor ranges from exaggeration and extension to the resemblance and connection between ideas within the poem, … Read more

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born April 4, 1928 as Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, and director. She has been working at Wake Forest University in north Carolina since 1981. She has published ten best selling books and numerous magazine articles earning … Read more

Graduation Epidemic

My high school graduation was one of the saddest moments of my life. Although I was excited about graduating, I did not know what I was going to do with the rest of my life. In Maya Angelous Graduation, Angelou was excited and proud of all that she had accomplished. In Flannery OConnors A Late … Read more