I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou's Autobiography #1

Maya Angelou

289 pages first pub 1969 (editions)

nonfiction autobiography emotional inspiring reflective medium-paced
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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mo...

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Moods

emotional 80%
reflective 74%
inspiring 52%
sad 35%
challenging 34%
hopeful 29%
dark 24%
informative 24%
funny 13%
tense 9%
adventurous 7%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 24%
fast 13%

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