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“Still I Rise,” by Maya Angelou

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_p5dIh74xo&feature=share&list=UUE1D-LTYD6iYxLxYUiF9Yhg&index=2 The theme of this poem is self-respect and not letting people bring you down. (I.C.)Angelo talks about the many ways in which someone can bring you down.(I.C.)After every description, she says “I rise”.(I.C.)This also symbolizes dignity and strength.(I.C.)The dignity is for keeping her head up, and the strength is the power she used to […]

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

The theme in “Still I Rise” is self-respect. (IC)It explains how she overcomes certain conflictions in her life. (IC)She does not let these certain things let her down, and let it ruin her character. (CX)This theme also connects with people’s everyday lives when they feel down or disappointed they shouldn’t let that one thing affect […]