I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


  1. ^ Angelou returned to Dunbar's poem for the title of her sixth autobiography, A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002).
  2. ^ There are over 100 references to literary characters throughout all of Angelou's autobiographies.[91]
  3. ^ Hagen, in his analysis of Caged Bird, goes through the book and lists all the folk stories and jokes Angelou refers to and uses.[97]

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