What is one literary element in Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird”?

# What is one literary element in Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird”?

• THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

What are the things that make you happy or sad in the first six chapters of The Scarlet Pimpernel?

The book, The Scarlet Pimpernel, begins in France, with vivid descriptions of be-headings. The French Revolution is in full swing and all aristocrats are sentenced to the blade. The author…

• HISTORY

Compare and contrast the Virginia and New England colonies demographically.

One of the most significant differences between the Northern and Southern colonies was the prevalence of slavery in the South. One very simple reason for this was that the milder climates of states…

• MACBETH

Would a modern audience benefit from watching act 1 scene 1 of the play Macbeth?

Modern audiences might benefit in any number of ways from seeing this work. A modern interpretation of Shakespeare (done with contemporary or modern costumes and sets, for example, set in a later…

Differentiate between a ‘change in quantity supplied’ and a ‘change in supply.’

A change in supply and a change in quantity supplied are different things. The first is shown graphically as a movement of a supply curve while the second is shown as a movement along a curve….

• ANIMAL FARM

Animal Farm: How does the rebellion in the Manor Farm eventually take place?

At the beginning of Chapter 2, Old Major has died in his sleep (early March). The animals continue to meet several nights a week to discuss Animalism and to prepare for an eventual rebellion, which…

• MATH

How do you evaluate the integral (2^x/2^x+3)?

Let us setu=2x+3u=2x+3 . Taking the derivative of both sides: du=ln2⋅2x+0dxdu=ln2⋅2x+0dx (We applied the formula ddxax=lna⋅axddxax=lna⋅ax ) du=ln2⋅2xdxdu=ln2⋅2xdx Divide both sides by ln2ln2 to…

• REFERENCE

How does the ideal of heroic citizenship change from Greek mythpoetic tradition through the…

Here’s a brief sketch that could be a lot more thorough—but it should at least give you a place to start! Greek heroes from the mythopoetic tradition like Achilles, Odysseus, Heracles, and…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How would one answer the following questions based on the book Marriage and Family: The Quest for…

Authors Robert Lauer and Jeanette Lauer of the book Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy described many things about dating and love in their section titled “Dating” under chapter 6, titled…

• AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

What African- American poem can Schlovsky’s art as technique be applied to, and how?

In his “Art as Technique,” Viktor Schlovsky writes that people’s perceptions of things, if repeated, become automatic and even unconscious. Therefore, it is the artist’s duty to return the beauty,…

• LITERATURE

Are you able to provide an example of how to appropriately respond to another student’s response…

Your original question mentioned “Shlovsky.” Because there is no artist named “Shlovsky,” my guess is that this is a typo and who you really meant was “Victor Shklovsky.” The edited question…

• THE OUTSIDERS

What are some of Ponyboy’s actions in The Outsiders?

One of Ponyboy’s most significant actions is when he runs away with Johnny after Johnny kills Bob, the Soc. Johnny does this because the Socs were attacking Ponyboy. They enlist Dallas’s help who…

• THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

What are the examples of foreshadowing in “The Lady or the Tiger”?

Interestingly, when Frank R. Stockton’s short story “The Lady, or the Tiger?” first appeared in the Century magazine in 1882, it caused quite a sensation with its unfinished plot, and debate were…

• THE POETRY OF COWPER

“The Negro’s Complaint” by William Cowper Question: How does the speaker use appeals to reason,…

Because the slaves could not write, nor would any words of theirs be printed, William Cowper composed this controversial poem. His writing was as an act of conscience because he felt burdened by…

• SCIENCE

What mass of barium sulfate can be produced when 250.0 mL of a 0.400 M solution of barium…

The chemical equation for the reaction between barium chloride and iron(III) sulfate is: Fe2(SO4)3+3BaCl2=2FeCl3+3BaSO4Fe2(SO4)3+3BaCl2=2FeCl3+3BaSO4When 250.0 mL of a 0.400 M solution of barium chloride is…

• LITERATURE

Can the ideas in Cleanth Brooks’ article “The Language of Paradox” be applied to African-American…

In the article “The Language of Paradox,” author Cleanth Brooks argues that poetry is made up of a language of paradox, meaning that poetry is made up of a “dynamic balance of opposing ideas,…

• MATH

I have to evaluate the improper integral 1/sqrt(x)*e^(-sqrt(x)) from 0 to pi and I don’t know how…

We can rewrite the integrand using laws of exponents: =∫π0ex√dxx−−√=∫0πexdxxNote that the derivative of ex√ex is ex√ddx[x−−√]exddx[x] or…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, give examples, including quotes, of how Jack changes through out the book?

Lord of the Flies highlights the potential for tragedy when young boys are left to fend for themselves without any “grown-ups” to advise them and to maintain order. Jack and his “hunters” are prime…

• RICHARD CORY

forms of alliteration in Richard cory?

Alliteration is the repetition of a consonant sound in a line of poetry. In the poem “Richard Cory”, many examples of alliteration exist. For example, the first stanza contains the very first…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Why is the word “Goody” used frequently in The Crucible?

While Arthur Miller took poetic license with his characterization of Abigail Williams in raising her age and in creating her affair with John Proctor, he has established well in his drama the…

• POETRY

I am interested in seeing an example of how Shklovsky’s “Art as Technique” is demonstrated in a…

In his essay “Art as Technique,” Viktor Shklovsky observes that people lose their perceptions of things because of habitualization. When, for instance, a person picks up a pen that he has used…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Do differences in technological innovation systems exist between industry and government? Are…

Technological innovation systems are comprised or many component parts. Their function is the flow of technology and information “among people, enterprises and institutions.” The intended outcome…

• PERSIAN LETTERS

In the “Persian Letters”, how does Montesquieu (through the characters Rica and Usbek) view…

The Persian Letters serves as a satirical attack of the Church. Recall that Montesquieu was an Enlightenment thinker who upheld the values of tolerance, reason, and logic in the face of religious…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

After Stradlater asks Holden to write his essay, Holden says, “[Stradlater] wanted you to think…

His poor performance in school notwithstanding, Holden Caulfield has an extremely keen mind. For, he quickly discerns pretentiousness, insincerity, and shallowness in the words of others….

• ROMEO AND JULIET

in three words describe JULIET? Describe Juliet physically what words relate to that character…

Juliet’s physicality is an important theme when discussing this play, as she and Romeo fall in love at first sight and their chemistry is at least partially based upon their physical attraction….

• MATH

how can you recognize possible associations and trends between two categories in categorical data

I would say that the easiest way to recognize possible trends between two data sets is to graph the data on an x/y chart. You can do it by hand and draw out the graph, or you could use a…

• THE BRONZE BOW

What does Simon want to do with Daniel in The Bronze Bow?

Simon wants Daniel to go with him to the synagogue to her Jesus preach. Simon tells Daniel he wants him to go to the synagogue with him. Daniel scoffs at the idea, telling him he hasn’t been to…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Summarize your views of the proper relationships of women and men.

My own view of the proper relationships between men and women is simple: men and women should be equal in all aspects of their relationships. I do not believe in separate roles for the sexes in…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Expound on the idea that the only thing that stands in the way of the best possible high school…

While it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to make any viable argument pro or con when a premise includes the word only, there is much to be said about personal motivation. Certainly, it…

• REFERENCE

Philosophy Subject Meditations on First Philosophy (Meditation I) What is Descartes’s goal in the…

Descartes was attempting to find and formulate a philosophy of irrefutable truth. His initial goal in the first Meditation is to determine what he can be certain of. To do this, he first had to…

• SCIENCE

Thermal distribution simulator in NAAP website, taking 10251025 atoms, produced the following results for the 2nd energy level: Temperature (K) Number of atoms in the 2nd level (×1015)(×1015) 4000…

• LITERATURE

Compare city johannesburg (mongane Wally serote) and prelude( T.S Eliot). Detailed paragraphs….

The city T.S. Eliot’s poem is a description of not only one city, but of different cities he may have visited – therefore the four short poems which make up the complete rendition. The cities he…

• CAGED BIRD

What is one literary element in Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird”?

Maya Angelou’s poem Caged Bird, like all poetry, makes use of several literary elements. A quick reading reveals the usual poetic emphasis on rhyme, metrical consistency, imagery, and…

• REFERENCE

How does attending a PUBLIC high school where little to no diversity exists restrict a students…

As your question implies, diversity in the high school classroom has been proven to be a critical element in a public high school student’s ability to learn at the highest level. For the last four…

• EDUCATION

How can you implement Habits Of Mind in Physical Education with children?

I think that a Physical Education class could be a great setting to foster student development of habits of mind. One example could be when teaching the habit of persistence. In teaching a skill…

What is happening to the value of the U.S. dollar these days? What causes the value of the U.S….

There are a large number of questions here. Let me briefly answer each in turn. What is happening to the value of the U.S. dollar these days? The dollar has been getting stronger against most…

• LITERATURE

Choose one of the following to write about in a 250 or more short essay of roughly five…

Howard Moss’s poem lacks the charm of the Shakespeare original, but is quite effective. Howard uses a number of the sound devices which Shakespeare employs, such as alliteration, for example, which…

• LITERATURE

Can you tell me about this quote? “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow a victim. Accept no…

The quote, “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself,” is attributed to Harvey Fierstein author of…

• REFERENCE

How have families varied across time and societies?

The evolution of the family unit has been subtle and complex over the last few centuries. Some cultural events and occurrences have had greater impact than others. For example, the Industrial…

• LITERATURE

What symbolism did Pablo Neruda use in “Tonight I Can Write?”

Neruda uses night and day as a major symbolic elements in “Tonight I Can Write.” As the poem progresses, the night becomes increasingly associated with the period of time when the narrator feels…

• THE SCOTTISH CHIEFS

What features of Scottish history and nationhood does Porter focus on in The Scottish Chiefs?…

Porter focuses on William Wallace’s military attempts to free Scotland from British rule. The story is set in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century and exaggerates many historical…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In Act 3, Scene 1, of The Merchant of Venice, explain the lines: “The curse never fell upon our…

In The Merchant of Venice, Shylock and Antonio have a mutual and ongoing hatred for each other and do not hide their contempt, continuing to express their opinions of each other. Antonio cannot see…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In Act 3, Scene 2, from the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, explain the lines: “Look on…

This monologue by Bassanio expresses his musings and his ideas about the contrast between appearance and reality (a major theme in the play) as he ponders which casket to choose to win Portia’s…

• HISTORY

I need to know what Franklin D Roosevelt meant by, “Men are not prisoners of fate but only…

This quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt is from a speech that he gave in April of 1939. He was speaking to a group of leaders of other American countries. In April of 1939, WWII had not…

• LITERATURE

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME WRITE AN INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH FOR THE ESSAY BELOW PLEASE? College…

You have some wonderful specifics in the body of your essay, where you provide concrete details about the needs of the university. However, in your introduction, you fall back upon vague…

• THE POETRY OF COWPER

Can you help me to analyse the poem The Negro’s Complaint by William Cowper?

“The Negro’s Complaint” is a poem written by Englishman William Cowper, a poet and hymnodist, who composed this controversial poem as an act of conscience, for he felt the guilt for the sin of…

• MATH

What are 2 symbolic techniques used to solve linear equations?

A system of linear equations is a set of equations with the same variables. To solve a linear system is to find values for the variables that make all of the equations true. There are a number of…

• ECONOMICS: TODAY AND TOMORROW

According to Political Economy: The Contest of Economic Ideas by Frank Stilwell, European…

European feudalism was established to address the issues brought about by a weak central government after the fall of the Roman Empire. Kings had limited power to protect their territories hence…

• HISTORY

Did the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions achieve the goals of the enlightenment?

At the risk of sounding America-centric in responding to the question “did the American, French or Haitian Revolutions achieve the goals of the enlightenment,” one could logically conclude that…

• A HISTORY OF EUROPE

Describe the processes that led to the breakdown of feudal society in Europe. How does class…

Feudalism, a social system of the Medieval Age, operated with a class system in which the crown divided lands among nobles, and vassals were in turn tenants of the nobles. In return for the land,…