"I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou.
In the novel, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, the black male is depicted as in inferior member of society. Throughout the story, the black males are shown to be unintelligent, violent, abusive people. Even the one or two good black men end up being bad in the end. This book depicts the black male as a bum, or better yet a hoodlum.
In the beginning of the novel, Bailey Jr. was the loving big brother who provided a sense of stability and continuity for Maya. Nevertheless, as the plot progressed he became somewhat of a thug. He started becoming an insurgent, staying out late at night wit…
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