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Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

By Kaleigh Stough & Sophie Theron

Kaleigh Stough

on 3 May 2010

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Transcript of Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Still I Rise
By Maya Angelou 1920s to 1930s
the migration of African Americans to the norther cities
In era in which the American society grew.
A developement of the deeper creativity of the arts.
Paintings, Dance, Music, and Literature. Maya was raped at age 7.
Became mute until age 13. Learned to express her self in the newly developed arts Cause Effect When living in the south she was racally discriminated against. She became....
A black activist
Wrote poems that would express the spirit for freedom and hope Harlem Renaissance Health & Social Ed. Independence
Thinking before Doing
Making Differences
Discision Making

Meaning & Theme Dont ever let anyone break your spirit.
Always set goals and dont let anyone break them.
In the end you will always overcome. Background She came from an African background.
She lived in the south where she was discriminated against.
Maya moved to the north where she began her artistic career.
Unit Question: How do your experience shape your perspective? Introduced to new feelings and emotions
It makes you more aware
~Work Cited~ "Angelou, Maya." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2010. Grolier Online. 2 May 2010 <http://gme.grolier.com/article?assetid=0011820-0>
Angelou, Maya. "Still I Rise by Maya Angelou". Poets.org. April 196 2010. http://poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15623
Ramsey, Priscilla R. "Angelou, Maya." The New Book of Knowledge®. 2010. Grolier Online. 2 May 2010 <http://nbk.grolier.com/cgi-bin/article?assetid=a2000955-h>.
"Global Renaissance Woman". Maya Angelou. 2010. http://mayaangelou.com/bio/
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