Why does the little girl refuse to make rolls in the poem Legacies by Nikki Giovanni?
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The explanation of the poem legacies by Nikki Giovanni?
The theme of the poem is independence. The poem is about a little girl that can't say what she really feels. Her grandmother wants her granddaughter to be independent, but the granddaughter refuses to be. Basically, she doesn't want her grandmother's spirit to be hurt by telling her that she doesn't want to make rolls with her.