With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt.

... to describe herself and ask her enemy does all of that upset or offend him due to the fact that she still rise above the problems that her enemy throws at her. But still, like dust, I'll rise. she speaks of slavery - however, It can be attributed to any aspect of control or domination of a person, physically or mentally. Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells. Make poetry come to life with comics!

Pumping in my living room. 1 decade ago. Source(s): read the poem. Including these awesome activities: Figurative Language. (B) Does my sassiness upset you? Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. Does my sassiness upset you? WHAT IS THE MOOD OF STILL I RISE BY MAYA ANGELOU? Does my sassiness upset you? Aligned with Common Core Standards. The poem still I rise is written by Maya Angelou; an African American poet, educator and civil-rights activist. Weakened by my soulful cries. Why are you beset with gloom? i need this a.s.a.p!!!!! Bowed head and lowered eyes? You may write me down in history (A) With your bitter, twisted lies, (B) You may trod me in the very dirt (C) But still, like dust, I'll rise. Pumping in my living room. You may write me down in history. But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Still I Rise.

But still, like dust, I'll rise.
3 Extensions / Modifications. Then in stanza 3 and 4, the tone is once again proud and serious. Pumping in my living room. Lesson Plan by Lauren Martin M.Ed. The words Angelou used also makes it seem as though the character in the poem is talking to the readers. You may write me down in history. Still I Rise, Feminist Poem Analysis. Why are you beset with gloom? But still, like air, I'll rise. Why are you beset with gloom? 'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells. With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt. Did you want to see me broken?

The words Angelou used also makes it seem as though the character in the poem is talking to the readers. Does my haughtiness offend you? ... Lv 6. The rhyme scheme starts off as 'A-B-C-B' until the last two verses where it changes to 'A-B-A-B-C-C' and the again for the last verse where it changes to 'A-B-A-B-C-C-B-B-B'. Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was an American writer, singer, and activist originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She is speaking to her audience about how she has overcome racism, criticism, sexism, and personal obstacles in her life with pride and grace. Question: What is the tone of the poem Still I Rise?