Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman
“There is no greater agony
than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Poet. Orator. Actress. Activist. Professor. Writer. Singer. Phenomenal Woman. These and many more superlatives were used to describe the incomparable Maya Angelou. Gone too soon in 2014 at the age of 86, Dr. Angelou’s legacy lives on through the words she used to eloquently, powerfully, and honestly express emotions, capture experiences, and spread hope. Some of Dr. Angelou's works, along with commentary and other classroom ready materials, are provided below.
What is Maya Angelou's legacy?
What does Maya Angelou's poetry teach us about resiliency?
What imagery and figurative language does Maya Angelou use to talk about ideas, themes, and emotions?