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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


by Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What helps Maya escape from reality? -> Reading Books
2. In Caged Bird, how do you know that someone is educated? -> They wear graduation caps
3. What act scars Maya when she is eight years old? -> Traveling forward in time
4. What does Maya associate sex with the most? -> Pain
5. Who acts most like a mother to Maya? -> Vivian