The Question and Answer section for I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This story is told in the first-person, Maya Anjelou is the narrator. She tells the story from both her point of view as a child, and from her perspective as an adult.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is written as an autobiography. The story is told in the first person, the author uses genuine dialect, and a number of different literary devices.
I think there is an amount of nostalgia im Maya's voice and tone. but it becomes darker as the chapter closes. Mia begins to describe the difficulty of being black in the South is a theme that is important throughout the work; financially, it is...