Archive | Non-Fiction P7 RSS feed for this section

My Thoughts about Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

http://youtu.be/E2eCxnMlbAU The poem “Still I Rise” is an inspirational poem. The theme of this poem is perseverance through hardship. The theme of this poem applies to all humans because people need to be motivated to keep going. In the poem, she says “you may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may […]

My Thoughts about Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BH2HEWnKVk&feature=share&list=UUE1D-LTYD6iYxLxYUiF9Yhg&index=16 The theme of this poem, “Still I Rise” shows self-respect. (IC) The author shows characteristics of self confidence and how she is able to overcome big obstacles in life. (CD) She demonstrates how courage, wisdom, and high self-esteem make you achieve anything without any interruptions trying to interfere. (CD) This theme applies to humans […]

My Thoughts about Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

http://youtu.be/DJrorHH_DFI   The theme of the poem “Still I Rise” is self-respect.(IC) It explains how she overcomes certain things with her self-esteem.(IC) She does not let things bring her down in the end.(IC) This poem also explains how to stand up for yourself and keep your head up high.(CD-CX) The theme apply to all humans […]

My Thoughts about Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FY06Pj4sp4&feature=share&list=UUE1D-LTYD6iYxLxYUiF9Yhg&index=6 The poem “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou is a poem that transcends race, culture, and background. (CX) Maya Angelou wrote as a black woman who had her own set of problems and issues that she was facing, but she was still able to write something that could be translated into almost anybody’s mind. […]

My Thoughts about Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

In “Still I Rise”, Maya Angelou is the speaker herself and expresses the theme of overcoming the horrors of sexuality, racism, and personal experiences with determination, certainty, and grace. (CD-CX)  The reason why this poem is so meaningful is mostly because humanity can connect with it. (CX) Somehow our world creates problems such as racism […]