Phenomenal woman and still i rise

Still I Rise - Poem by Maya Angelou

But here in this two poem Maya Angelou talks about power and celebration of feminine entity by breaking off the general myth. Rather than man women have so many asset to be proud about and she should empower her mind like that.

In the poem Angelou is telling the women to be like her. The poem actually mocking at men and the ruler both and challenging them that they can not stop her from rising.

The majority of her work deals with both the racism and sexism she experienced as an African American woman. Blundell finds the poems similar to speech patterns and songs the most effective, while she finds others "mired in hackneyed metaphor and forced rhyme".

Her singing and dancing and electrifying stage presence transcend the predictable words and phrases". She had written articles, short stories, TV scripts and documentaries, autobiographies, and Phenomenal woman and still i rise she produced plays; and she was named a visiting professor of several colleges and universities.

Stepto states that the poem "One More Round" is heavily influenced by the work and protest songs of the past. InAngelou appeared in a supporting role in the television mini-series Roots.

She quoted it during interviews and often included it in her public readings. Angelou explains that she does not need to draw attention to herself; the attention is naturally given to her because she is a woman.

She is beyond any oppression and lies. Hagen calls it a "shouting poem" due to its short lines and repetition. So rather than hating her body a woman should love her body which is beautiful. While Angelou does not utilize much figurative language in the poem, she effectively uses a metaphor when comparing the men swooning around her to bees around a hive of honey.

She also stated, "Now, I know men are phenomenal, but they have to write their own poem".

Phenomenal Woman

Bloom calls her performances "characteristically dynamic" [7] and says that Angelou "moves exuberantly, vigorously to reinforce the rhythms of the lines, the tone of the words. Maya Angelou gives quite different opinion.

She begins her poem with a couplet in the first two lines: She was given a multitude of awards during this period, including over thirty honorary degrees from colleges and universities from all over the world.

Her inner mystery and beauty is so alluring that men gets blind and wonder what is so captivating about her. And the poet suggest that woman who celebrates her spirit and feel proud about her can win the world.

This idea continues into the third stanza, where Angelou discusses the fact that even men cannot pinpoint what it is about her that is so irresistible. Structurally, Angelou breaks her poem into four major stanzas, with two smaller, yet still significant stanzas in between.

She studied and began writing poetry at a young age. In Phenomenal Woman, Angelou celebrates her body and the uniqueness that separates her from other women.

In her second stanza, Angelou moves away from discussing women and begins to discuss the spell she seems to have over the men she encounters. That is why she is repeating again and again: The poet thinks that laugh is a revenge itself and the tone of the poem suggest that she is actually laughing at the others who are trying to threatening her.Apr 04,  · Celebration of feminine spirit in “Phenomenal woman” and “Still I rise” by Maya Angelou The world always count woman as a relative being of men.

In our contemporary thought men is counted as general being and woman as negative being. Still I Rise: The Persistence of Phenomenal Women - Kindle edition by Marlene Wagman-Geller, Laurel Corona.

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Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou

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Get started now! compare & contrast COMPARE: The poems are the same because they both talk about the fact that she is confident with her body even if other people don't like it. CONTRAST: The poems are different because "Phenomenal Woman" she is a lot more confident and outspoken than in "Still I Rise".

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. You may write me down in history With your bitter twisted lies You may tread me in the very dirt But still like dust Ill rise. Does my sassiness upset/5(K).

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