Explain the theme of the poem Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou.
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Feminity- the celebration of one’s womanliness is the major occupation of the poet in this poem.
Power of a woman – The poet here describes her own autobiographical triumphs and power of attraction. She shows how she can subjugate anything including patriarchy under the allure of her personality.
Individualism- The poem’s major concern is the inclusive individualism. The poet is extremely individualistic. She doesn’t belong to any herd.
Breaking stereotypes- The poem breaks stereotypical perception of Black people especially black women.