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Questions about the American poet, novelist and playwright Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) and his works.

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What is the poetic technique used in "I know why the caged bird sings"?

In Paul Laurence Dunbar's "Sympathy", when comparing the caged bird to suppressed black people in America, is the poet using metaphor or symbol?
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