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Compare And Contrast Sympathy And A Caged Bird

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Compare and Contrast of Caged Bird and Sympathy

Caged bird was written by Maya Angelou. This poem described the difference between a caged bird and a free bird and their different characteristics, emphasizing on the Caged bird. Sympathy was written by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This poem is about black’s freedom and racism.

Compare of these two poem, they both bring out the same thesis, the hope of freedom. In Caged bird, caged bird cannot fly and walk freely because his wings are clipped and feet are tied. So the bird choose sign to bring out that he desired for freedom. However, he still feel afraid, fear of unknown. The poet wanted to told someone lost their freedom of speech and opportunity climbing up in the society. In Sympathy, “ I know
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