It helps to develop their abilities and their imagination. Children 's books when involve simple words with multiple images the child can understand the intended message. Also, illustration in picture books is contributing to the development of the child. In addition, help them to stimulate his imagination, development his abilities and the discovery of his identity and knowledge of cultural heritage. Also, help them to link concepts with words.
In regards to Maya Angelou’s life she said, “If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die”("Maya Angelou Quotes" 2018). This was seen throughout her body of work. Maya was known for her eye catching work and the effort she put forth into it. She became known by writers and professionals, and was seen to be involved in the civil rights movement ( “Maya Angelou is born.” 2018). Maya Angelou has celebrated her diversity in life and work through poetry using clear repetition and symbolism.
Marguerite has shut many people out, until she has a discussion with Mrs.Flowers who shows her that shutting people out is not how you handle situations you do not want or know how to deal with. Showing Marguerite “ The measure of what a human being can be.”(20) Through Marguerite’s lessons of living taught by Mrs.Flowers. During the story of “ Mrs.Flowers” Marguerite was asked to help Mr.Flowers’ carry Mrs.Flowers goods too her house, when they got to Mrs.Flowers home she wanted to have a chat with Marguerite. While talking Mrs.Flowers says to Marguerite”She said that I must always be intolerant of ignorance, but understanding of illiteracy.’(23) This simple quote revels many different attributes about Mr.Flowers such as her wisdom and maturity. This being said, it takes wisdom to be able to help someone who has been through something in their life such as assault on this level of seriousness.
Many of the greats of literature have written about flowers and used them to explore topics and themes that others may not touch upon. The poems “Asphodel, That Greeny Flower” by William Carlos Williams, “Tulips” by Sylvia Plath, and “Rose Pogonias” by Robert Frost present themes by using figurative language regularly throughout the poems and utilizing flowers as representations. To begin, these three poems use various
Introduction and Main Characters I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is an autobiography by Maya (Marguerite Johnson) and the book is about the early years of her life. The book is the first of seven books about her life. The main characters are Bailey Johnson Jr. who is Maya’s brother, Momma Henderson who was Maya and Bailey’s Grandma, Uncle Willie was Momma’s Henderson’s son who was crippled. Vivian Baxter who was Maya’s mother, and Bailey Sr. Maya’s and Bailey’s father. Summary The book begins with Maya at three years old and Bailey are four years being sent from their father in California to their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas.
This short story was about a girl named Maya who struggled with her early life as a child trying to fit in. In “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” the author states Mrs. Flowers had the grace of control to appear warm in the coldest weather” (Angelou 517). The quote shows that a friend like Mrs. Flowers cared for a struggling Maya.
Maya Angelou recalls the first seventeen years of her life, discussing her unsettling childhood in her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Maya and Bailey were sent from California to the segregated South to live with their grandmother, Momma. At the age of eight, Maya went to stay with her mother in St. Louis, where she was sexually abused and raped by her mother’s boyfriend, Mr. Freeman. Maya confronts these traumatic events of her childhood and explores the evolution of her own strong identity. Her individual and cultural feelings of displacement, caused by these incidents of sexual abuse, are mediated through her love for literature.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Review It is not an unknown fact that the world has seen many accounts of racial prejudice and how that prejudice leads to purification. The way visible differences make men turn upon one another. It is a thought provoking idea, for if men turn on each other then what would be the fate of females, for the behaviour of women is far crueler. Set in the 1930s, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, gives a personal, yet honest look at racial prejudice in the United States of America towards the black minority. Born Marguerite Annie Johnson, Maya Angelou, the young protagonist, is sent with her older brother Bailey, to live with their grandmother in the racially segregated, southern town of Stamps,
Readers can do a lot of things on the internet such as participate in forums, read eBook, read emails and read social media websites. Reading becomes a leisure activity for most children when they are encouraged to read by parents or when parents read to them. When parents interact about reading or discuss text with children, children will take on the values on reading and are able to relate to the read text (Bailey, 2006). Parents play a major role in inculcating love of reading among children. Parents are children’s role model to develop interest in reading.