An Indian Father's Plea By Maya Angelou Analysis

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A poet by Maya Angelou “ You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot- it's all there. Family influence each of us.” Family has influenced me in many ways especially on how I see the world. Family informs the way one views others and the world. For example in the text called An Indian Father's Plea by Robert Lake had stated that “ he is not culturally “disadvantaged” but he is culturally “different”.. but because he has been taught by our traditional people.” This is why we are influenced by our parents. We grew up with learning many different types of cultures and traditions. Furthermore all the cultures and traditions we grew up with makes us “different” so that is how we view the

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