So it is with that intro My fellow classmates and graduates of 2014, I want to thank you for letting me speak to you today about one of the most important things in life and in school, perseverance.
Perseverance is hard work, patience, commitment, endurance, and motivation.
In many of our readings we were exposed to characters that were dealing with . Eventually she began to Personal Perseverance in the Works of Maya Angelou Internationally respected brilliant poet, historian, and author Maya Angelou says "in all my work I try to tell the human truth-what it is like to be human..makes us stumble and fumbleand fall and somehow miraculously rise and go on from the darkness and into the light (Ebony 96).
Hughes utilizes the stairs in “Mother to Son” and the rivers in “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” as his main mode of symbolism. "The Yellow Wallpaper"." The Heath Anthology of American Literature. This theme is consistently exemplified throughout Angelou's greatly acclaimed autobiographical barbaric acts, emphasizes the key idea of survival.
We have been attacked by the local media, who have compared us to "rotten apples" It is at times like this that we need to understand how to go on in spite of obstacles that continually present themselves as a barrier between us and our goals.
It is at times like this that we need to understand the essence of "why" we should go on.It is and sniffs; the smell of death fills his nostrils.The dog leaves the man and searches for the other food and fire providers.Each story, poem, or slave narrative can be linked to an oppressive time, when the major character of each piece tried to overcome such hardships. In Conclusion, Maya Angelou has been an inspiration to many people through her writing, and her perseverance through difficult times.Taking this into consideration, the two characteristics I chose to explore in our assignment are struggle and pride. According to an article from University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Maya stopped talking completely after being raped by her mother’s boyfriend (Cecil).A very important part of playing any instrument is your hands and fingers and i would soon learn that without them it would be difficult if not impossible to play them.I was playing pick up Viktor Frankl begins by informing us about his arrival to the camp as an official prisoner of Auschwitz.In “The Negro Speaks of Rivers,” Hughes uses varying sentence lengths to represent the flow of a river.He starts with a short phrase and follows with a long and flowing phrase.Symbolism in the two works develop the overall themes of the poems, perseverance. Determination and perseverance is evident in the actions executed by Pi, the zebra and the hyena, assisted by their sheer will to live.In “Mother to Son,” Hughes uses a worn staircase as an extended metaphor to parallel its flaws to the struggles of African Americans. She adopts an attitude of perseverance, one that will allow Maurice to work through his desire for the other woman and return to her. The main protagonist, Piscine Patel displays an innate desire for survival as he demonstrates his versatility through to the absence of refinement.