I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

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How do I create a thesis for the books Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou?

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Are you trying to write a thesis that in some way compares these two books? If so, I would focus on their differences. In Black Like Me, a WHITE MAN pretends to be a black man and travels through the south in attempt to experience what prejudice is like. He takes drugs to change the color of his skin. It is a non-fiction book. In I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, a black woman, tells her life story, how she actually DID experience not only prejudice, but many other traumas because of that prejudice.

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