In I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, how is Marguerite related to Uncle Willie and how does she feel about him?

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Jamie Wheeler eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Willie is Maya's uncle, her father's brother.  She loves him dearly.  Willie suffers from a stutter and an old injury that makes him particularly vulnerable, so Maya also feels protective, even though Willie can at times be very stern. 

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