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stilll  i rise

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  1. What does the title mean? Meaning even through the bad you still stand.
  2. Why would someone with such a difficult childhood be able to say “Still I Rise”? Those people  who had difficult childhoods made good out the bad.
  3. What words support the idea that the author has had a difficult childhood?
  4. To whom is the poet writing?
  5. What does the poet mean, “I’ll rise,” and what is the impact of the repetition of this phrase?
  6. Why does the author ask questions of the reader?
  7. What is a key word in each stanza?
  8. What words does she use that reflect her personal style?
  9. Find a picture for each stanza to reinforce the power and message of the poem

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