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Born on April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou is known as an autobiographer, poet, playwright, director, producer, performance artist, educator, and winner of the Horatio Alger Award. Most well known as the author of the autobiography, "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings", she has been nominated for many book awards and was a symbol of pluck and pride for African-American women.
Maya Angleou is an intelligent African American woman who is famous for poetry and active participation in the segregation movement in the 60's. She is also known for her supreme skill with the poetic rhythm. Her style is renowned for what might be called its "Black pride" and feminist feistiness, w…
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IT IS PERFECTLY NORMAL...........ALL KIDS ARE DIFFERENT AND BEGAN TO TALK WHEN THEY ARE READY. HE MAY SURPRISE YOU ONE MORNING AND JUST START CHATTING AWAY.MY 2 YR OLD NEPHEW WAS THE SAME WAY........AND A FEW MONTHS LATER HES NOW A BLABBER MOUTH (LOL). SO DONT WORRY!!!!!What you describe is within n…
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Maya Angelou uses sensory details or figurative language used to describe, arouse emotion, or represent abstractions.
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She didn't graduate college or went to one. yap that's the truth.
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what Maya angelou known for she is a author who wrote many famous books..--YERPPP
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Maya Angelou wrote seven memoirs, including 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings'. She also wrote some famous poems, including 'Phenomenal Woman.'
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"Caged Bird" is a poem by Maya Angelou that represents many ideas, themes, and thoughts, so it doesn't necessarily have just one meaning. This poem states that there are two birds, one trapped in a cage, and the other in free and flying in the sky. The trapped bird represents an African American man…
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She was a poet an author a playwright an actress a producer a director a singer a dancer a teacher a speaker a civil rights activist a mother and a grandmother
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Maya Angelou uses a contradiction to make her point and reveal things about the character. By the end of the poem, the reader will notice that the more the character endures hardship the more she loves to live most people would think of life and death as two opposite things. However, when the charac…
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Maya was accepted to the Labor school but never went because she got pregnant with her son at 16 (1940) and had her son a week after she graduated. Maya Angelou had her baby at the age of 14 and she did go to labor school. She later returned to high school after dropping out from Mission High Scho…
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I have been inspired by coach Jimmy Valvano.
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Nobody actually know what happened to the Maya, all we know is...snap...their gone. There are some pretty weird theories. One is that the Mayans were taken by a UFO. That has about a 1 in a million chance that that happened. But there is no evidence against it so it could have happened. Also, the Ma…
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Maya Angelou is 84 years old (birthdate: April 4, 1928).
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Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014, age 86. At the time, she was still a Professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
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The essay, "Sister Flowers," is from Maya Angelou's autobiographical book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Chapter 15
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yes She was 70 in 1998 so now in 2008 is ten years later she is 80. She died in 2014
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Check the link below
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Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Paul Lawrence, and her own depressing life experiences inspired her.
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She doesn't.
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Mrs. Flowers helped Maya Angelou by being a character she could relate to. Bertha Flowers, the main character of 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings', was an alter ego of the author, Maya Angelou. Mrs. Flowers was what Maya wanted to be like.
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If you are interested in checking out books by Maya Angelou, first consider checking your local public library--chances are that they will have some. If not, you can use the link below to access WorldCat, which provides access to a database of holdings in libraries all over the world. Once you enter…
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we are not realy sure but they halped the Olmacs when they got there
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poetry,singing i guess
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because of her childhood when she was raped at 7 by her mothers boyfriend and she like poetrybecause of her childhood when she was raped at 7 by her mothers boyfriend and she like poetryIt was a way for Maya Angelou to express how she felt about hardships or triumphs in her life. Poetry and writing …
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Married to Daniel Wolf and has two children with him.
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Maya Angelou lives in Harlem, NY and Winston-Salem, NC. see official website: http://www.mayaangelou.com/ShortBio.html
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Answer You should stop it and tell you boyfriend (hardest part!). You aren't in love with either of them if you only want to "do them". That's not love. Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy it does not boast it is not proud, it is not rude. It is not selfseeking it is not easily angere…
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The Mayans lived in a civilized southern section of Mexico. They were farmers by trade so they found land that was fertile and had a water that was abundant.
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she has published over 30 titles she published 13 books!!!9
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Maya Angelou was motivated to write her first autobiography, "i know why the caged bird sings" after her friend's death (Martin Luther King Jr.). he died on her birthday.
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Sexual abuse and racism Maya Angelou was raped by her mother's boyfriend,Mr.freeman
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In a place called mesoamerica
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Maya Angelou first became interested in writing in her early teens. During this period of her life, she was afraid to speak, because she blamed herself for her abuser being murdered.
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The name Maya Angelou comes from two very different sources. "Maya" is actually a nickname that her brother, Bailey Jr, used for her. "Angelou"is a variation of the last name of her first marriage, Angelos. Her birth name was Marguerite Ann Johnson.
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i think she only has a brother
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her parents were divorced and she wrote to keep her mind off things
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Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928.
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Maya Angelou Grew up in St Louis Missori <3
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Maya had a good education even though she had a boy young, she attended public schools in Arkansas and California.
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Traumatic childhood events can have serious effects on people throughout their lives. They may be poorly adjusted adults, experience anxiety or depression, or have even more serious mental health issues.
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Maya Angelou has published alot of books. So far i counted 15 books that she published. Maya Angelou wrote at least 20 poems Between novels and various books of poetry, the great Maya Angelou has written a total of 16 collected works. The most famous is probably I Know Why The Cage Bird Sings.
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it means that the author is being free from segregation.
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she was born on April 4th 1928.
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Maya Angelou speaks six different languages. They are English, Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, and West African language Fanti.
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probably having tea with the queen of England
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When you come to me, unbidden, Beckoning me To long-ago rooms, Where memories lie. Offering me, as to a child, an attic, Gatherings of days too few. Baubles of stolen kisses. Trinkets of borrowed loves. Trunks of secret words, I CRY. I think it means that a long ago love appears to her e…
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The bible has the oldest poems, many in the Psalms. Nobody really knows for sure. The earliest types of stories and poems were not written down, so we have lost them. However, the oldest types of written stories that we do have - the Norse Eddas, Babylonian and Old English epics, for example - are a…
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Resignation
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The mayans traveled on their feet.
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What is Angelo's main purpose in this narrative
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Maya Angelou's real name is Marguerite Johnson.
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she wrote poems to explain what was happening at the time
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Maya Angelou started writing in 1968 after Martin Luther kings assassination by the encouragement of her friend James Baldwin.. He helped her write the book I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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she has not died yet as of 2-3-2010
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She was famous for being a teacher, Grammy award winning, poetry, sings.She was also an author, historian, and a civil rights activist.
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she is known as the author of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.
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Yes
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What poems dis Maya Angelou write about school and education?
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Maya Angelou did not attend college. Although Angelou received a scholarship in high school to study drama and dance, she dropped out of high school and became the first African-American cable car conductor. After living on the street for a while, Angelou returned to high school and graduated just b…
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yes alive and well
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Maya Angelou is famous for being a prolific writer and great poet. She has received more than 50 honorary degrees and many awards. She first had several occupations before becoming a poet. Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014.
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She is 80 years old
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Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the quintessential American classic, up there with Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby. Her books, poetry and persona all radiate triumph in the face of prejudice, rape, abandonment and angst. Her legacy is the hope, strength and fortitude she inspires not only in…
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American author, Maya Angelou, passed away on May 28, 2014 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 6 feet tall. Her birth name was Marguerite Annie Johnson.
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She is alive and well.
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Daughter of Baily and Vivian Baxter Johnson
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The date Maya Angelou wrote the poem Touched By An Angel is not known. Maya Angelou wrote numerous poems, her most famous being, Phenomenal Woman.
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No, Maya Angelou did not attend college. Although Angelou received a scholarship in high school to study drama and dance, she dropped out of high school and became the first African-American cable car conductor. After living on the street for a while, Angelou returned to high school and graduated ju…
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She is not dead. She is curruntly 82 years old.
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Maya Angelou has inspired millions of women with her memoirs and books. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is one of her most famous works and it covers everything from fighting for rights as an African American Woman, to going to school, to recovering from a violent rape, and dealing with victimizatio…
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She was sexually assaulted at the age of 8, she began speaking again at the age of 12 in 1944 she droppd out of high school. She got pregnant at the age of 16 and named him Guy. She married Tosh Angelos. She worked at many different jobs. She thought she would never amount to anything. She als…
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by being a brave lady...............................it might be
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she did gey a scholar ship for drama and danceand look on wikopedia for more information by the way arent i a smart 10 year old?
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Yes, Maya Angelou had one, Guy
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Maya angelou was a famous poet, playwright, director, producer, performance artist, educator, and winner of the Horatio Alger Award. Most well known as the author of the autobiography, "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings", she has been nominated for many book awards and was a symbol of pluck and pride …
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Maya Angelou Has one son whos name is Clyde Johnson but he changed his name to Guy
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one of the poems that she wrote is called I know Why the Cage Bird Sings
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Maya Angelou is no longer alive. She died May 27,2014.
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She started writing poetry when she was 12 and just started a new poetry class in a new school.
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Maya Angelou was a black person that was molested as a young girl. After that, she told her guardian at the time, and they went and killed the guy that did that to her. When she found out about the killing, she realized that her words had killed someone, so she stopped talking for several years. Fin…
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why did maya angelou change her name ?
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No. Maya Angelou was married to a Greek sailor, but the marriage did not last long. She soon divorced him and chased after her dancing dreams.
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Maya angelou is down south back where she was born She also writes her poems where she live at
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Maya Angelou wrote 1,000 poems.
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Maya Angelou wrote about colored people's rights and the struggles that they had to go through during slavery. She is truly a very inspirational Afican- American woman.
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Because from the I have a dream speech she was inspired to write poetry for little and big Kids!
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68 books, how cool is that!
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No she did not. Ivan Bunin won it in 1993. Maya Angelou has not won any Nobel prize (yet!).
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She is 83 her birthday is today March 9
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i think she lives in Harlem, New York
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nobody knows
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Maya Angelou did have one sibling, a brother. The brothers name is Bailey Johnson Jr. Maya passed away in 2014.
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