Why does the caged bird in maya angelou's poem sing? a. to hear his song b. to show off c. to express itself d. to find a partner e. to pass the time
maya angelou’s poem “caged bird” symbolizes the caged birds african americans who are caged in their own land by the whites. the cage in the poem represents the restriction of the society i.e., the natives are captivated and restricted on their own land. the captured bird has "clipped wings, tied feet, and bars of rage". they sing the song of liberty and are compared with the free birds.
hence, the caged bird in maya angelou's poem sing to express itself.
answer: c. to express itself.
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C. to express itself
In this poem, the caged bird represents the African-American citizens, who even in their homeland are caged and devalued by whites who think they have the rights to arrest them, cut off their wings and deprive them of the right of expression. For this reason, the bird sings, to express itself, to express its freedom and its rights before society.
The caged bird in Maya Angelou's poem sings to express itself.So that, the principal theme of “Caged Bird” is freedom.
I think its C sorry if im wrong
The answer is "C. to express itself." Have a great day
The caged bird in Maya Angelou's poem sings to express itself.
Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” is a symbol of African Americans who are "caged" in their own land by the whites. The symbol of the cage in the poem depicts the restriction of the society. Meanwhile, the caged birds sing the song of liberty and are compared with free birds. So that, the principal theme of “Caged Bird” is freedom.
Angelou's poem employs the metaphor in order to convey the idea that freedom is a natural state and knowledge of this fact cannot be undone by any amount of oppression or imprisonment.
to express itself
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