In how Owen and Angelou represent oppression physically

In how Owen and Angelou represent oppression physically

In this essay I will be writing about how Owen and Angelou represent oppression physically and psychologically and how they represent that through poetic techniques. There are two poems; “Disabled” written in 1917 by Wilfred Owen while the other poem “Still I Rise” written in 1978 by Maya Angelou.

“Disabled” is about how a man suffers from war physically and psychologically and “Still I Rise” is about the confidence and self-respect she gives herself from the suffering she receives from other people and how she ‘still rises’ from that oppression. In both poems, Owen and Angelou present the physical and psychological traumatic effects one has to endure under an oppressive force, as well as

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