What is the mothering blackness about?

What is the mothering blackness about?

The Mothering Blackness ‘is a semi-autobiographical poem published following Maya Angelou’s time in Ghana. She felt like a prodigal daughter, while Africa received her with the unconditional love of a mother. In ‘The Mothering Blackness’a young girl is confronted with the problem of returning home.

What is the theme of the Mothering Blackness by Maya Angelou?

The theme of “The Mothering Blackness” is acknowledging forgiveness with open arms even if they do something to seem wrong.

What is the tone in the Mothering Blackness?

Tone. The overall tone of the poem The Mothering Blackness seems to be sorrowful and afraid as it says white tears icicle gold plains of her face but as you near the end of the poem it shifts to be more comforting stating Threats of northern winds die on the desert’s face/ She came home blameless.

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