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Who Is Still I Rise By Maya Angelou?

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Maya Angelou born Marguerite Anne Johnson was born on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an African-American poet and civil right activist. (2014) Retrieved from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/maya-angelou Angelou was known for writing many poems and autobiographies but the one that stood out was “Still I Rise.” In the poem “Still I Rise,” by Maya Angelou, there were many poetic terms, but the most common terms that caught my attention was theme, simile, and repetition to demonstrate that despite whatever is thrown her way she still rises above it all.
Simile, a figure of speech in which two unlikely things are explicitly compared. Angelou includes similes like “Cause I laugh like I got gold mines
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