Biogrpahy of Female - Biogrpahy of Female Author Maya...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

The preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.
Biogrpahy of Female Author Maya AngelouUploaded by sls465 on Apr 19, 2007Biogrpahy of Female Author Maya AngelouMaya Angelou is one of the most moving, talented writers of our time.She hasso many sides to her as a person that play into her writing and teachings.Ihave for a long time revered the lady for her passion and ability to portrayfeeling in words to her reader.I was turned on to her as a writer after I readsome of her poems, and then I grasped an understanding of her personal storywhen I read her best selling autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri.She was namedMarguerite Johnson and changed her name in her early twenties after her firstperformance as a dancer.She was born into a two parent home until her parentsdivorced when she was three.Her brother, Bailey, and she were sent to livewith her grandmother in Arkansas.Stamps, Arkansas and her grandmother taught her a lot of life’s lessons.Thereshe learned what a black girl’s world was held by.Maya experienced manyhardships while growing up.One of her biggest dreams during her childhood was

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 2 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Winter
Professor
DebraNorris-Rich

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture