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Write an explication essay where you complete the following tasks: Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

  1. Introduce the poem and poet.
  2. Analyze this poem line-by-line. Please do not format this information as a list or as an outline.
  3. Highlight the devices (like symbolism, figurative language, imagery, etc.) that the author uses in each line, and how these devices contribute to the overall meaning and power of the poem. Be specific in your explanations. For instance, if the author uses alliteration, explain the words from the poem where alliteration is used, and what effect this device has on the poem. Every line of the poem must be analyzed.
  4. Describe your interpretation of the poem, including references to symbols, theme, tone, and style.
  5. Reflect on the poems meaning to you as an individual.