Her quotes about what was being said on the radio made you feel like you were right there listening to the fight yourself. OTHER METHODS besides narration, Angelou also relies heavily on the method of Description.
Analyze how narration depends on description in paragraph 27 alone.
Her narration in paragraph 27 after Joe Louis was announced as the champion of the world “A black boy. He was the strongest man in the world”showed how the group felt about what had just happened.
Joe Louis just won a boxing match against a white boy.
In this short story, a white male is beating down an African American male in a boxing match for the title, "..the Negroes around the world who sat sweating and praying..." (Angelou 87).
This translates to the racial aspects of the white society between the African American and racism in the 1930's and 40's.
The works of Maya Angelou encompass autobiography, plays, poetic, and television producer.
She also had an active directing, acting, and speaking career.
For instance the girl feels that if Joe was to lose the boxing match that African Americans "..back in slavery and beyond help.
It would all be true, the accusations that we were lower types of human beings. Angelou writes with a certain rhythm, Angelou has a unique power to help readers of every kind understand the racial problems that she faced throughout her life.