I Know Why
The Caged Bird Sings
Maya also known as Marguerite discovers all the splendors and agonies of growing up in a prejudices and disfunciual time in America. From the slow pacesed life of stamps Arkansas to the fast-pace life in St. Louis, Missouri and San Francisco, California Maya’s childhood is full of many obstacles and shows her how prejudice stretches from coast to coast.
When Maya was three years old, her successful
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was afraid to even touch.
Maya’s childhood is so disfuncianol and is full of so many obsticals that every were maya goes she is confronted with some sort of problem. From Stamps were she was confronted with racism to St. Louis were Maya was abused. Then to California were she struggled with her sexuality. Maya is only 16 and has gone through more hardships then a person 10 times her age would have to go through.