Essay about Maya Angelous Literary Analysis

As a teenager, Maya Angelou was driven to succeed in all aspects of her life which began with her move to San Francisco after winning a scholarship at San Francisco’s Labor School in 1942 (Wagner-Martin, 12). Later in her life at the age of 16, Angelou decided that she wanted to become a streetcar conductor. … Read more

Clash of Identity

The difference between Rodriguez’s struggle between identity and Angelou’s struggle is that, Angelou’s identity’s center of focus is her name, while Rodriguez’s identity seems to revolve around his “complexion”. Although they both wrote about the struggle with their own identity, the views and attitude of the two authors differ. In Richard Rodriguez’s essay “Complexion” and … Read more