Mary Angelou Still I Rise

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Still I Rise In the poem “Still I Rise” by Mary Angelou, the author is talking about the speaker keeping their head high and staying positive through anything bad in your life. The title first sounded like someone or something rising or coming back. The author said this in the poem “You may remember me forever with your lies. You may try to bring my confidence down, but it doesn’t hurt me. Does my personality upset you? Why are you so negative, is it because I’m so happy? No matter how hard you try, you won’t hurt me. Do you want to hurt me? Watch me suffer, See me broken into pieces. Does my attitude offend you? Don’t take it to heart. I laugh like nothing has ever hurt me before. You may talk about me, you may give me dirty looks, you may
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