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Peeking through Maya Angelou’s Poetry in the Context of Racialism and Servitude

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 19-25

Keywords : Blacks; Discrimination; Patriarchy; Racism; Slavery;

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The focal point of this writing is to spotlight the brutal gender discrimination, suppression and servitude endured by Maya Angelou, an acclaimed American writer and distinguished poet, a plucky rape survivor, splintered the prejudiced stereotypes, metamorphosing the whole world. This writing further dissects how Maya Angelou swallowed the pellet of subjugation and gender marginalization through her poetry. The kaleidoscopic view of Angelou's poetry unfolds the keynotes of class distinction, toxic masculinity, bondage and notably racism. The particular goal of this writing is the interpretation of Angelou's poetry in context of chauvinist discrimination that tormented the Black women and how Angelou's writings appeased dolour community. The writing engaged both primary and secondary data sources. The primary source includes Maya Angelou's metrical compositions and publications. The secondary source encompasses Angelou's memoirs, the web and other featured treatise. Ultimately, the writing finalizes with an objective ameliorating an unprivileged women's life globally by dint of Angelou's influential poetry

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