Phenomenal Woman

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"Phenomenal Woman," by Maya Angelou, describes herself from her own point of view. It shows us her strong self-confidence when expressing the way she feels personally about herself. She may lead us to think that she does believe to be unattractive when she describes in the poem, "Pretty women wonder where my secret lies" (1). "Men themselves have wondered what they see in me" (30). She shows that even though she is not the cute, petite women, …

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…the looks and she expresses just that in this poem. To stand up and be proud of who you are whether your weight or your looks. She is an inspiring woman with her positive poems and she makes people think more closely about their inner self. By developing a deeper relationship with the author and her work, we can appreciate the value of her words and take it into consideration. <Tab/>