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Caged Birds Project Paper

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Table of ContentsTITLE PAGETable of Contents1.0 Introduction…………………………………………………………………………… 12.0 Background………………………………………...…………………………………...23.0 Understanding Caged Birds………………….……….……………………………....44.0 Current Issues...………………………………………………………………………..55.0 Conclusions…………………………………………………………………………….6ReferencesINTRODUCTIONPoetry is taken from a Greek word. It originally comes from the verb which gives a meaning of "to make, to create". A poem is something that is made or created. Poet is the author which uses language to create his/her language.The actual origin of poetry is not known. It is a very antique art which was performed orally and accompanied along by simple music and dance. Poetry often used as a way to express emotions such as anger, love and sad. It is also used to evoke good and bad memories or events. Poets and listeners enjoy playing around with words, selecting and arranging words to produce music and meaning.Nowadays, poem present in printed form. Unique quality of poem came from the careful choice and arrangements of words. A poems differ from other literary works. Every lines of it is written whose the length is determined by the author, not the printer.Poems are not beautiful, only and if only we do not understand the message in it. The main aspect we have to analyze in every poem is what the poem talks about? Who is the 'voice' speaking in the poem? Why does the poet write the poem? These are the main aspect to be studied in every poem to produce a better understanding on the poem.BACKGROUNDBIOGRAPHY OF AUTHOR, MAYA ANGELOU"America most visible black women autobiographer" is Maya Angelou, described by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928. Multi-talented barely seems to cover the depth and breadth of Maya Angelou's accomplishments. She suffered from a difficult childhood. Her parents split up when she was very youg and her older brother was sent to live with her mother in Arkansas.She was an American author an poet best known for her series of six...

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