Keller met and inspired President Calvin Coolidge and as well as First Lady Grace Coolidge. Before she was even a teenager, Helen had already met eminences such as Mark Twain. According to the Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2, Mark Twain described Helen as “quick and bright.” According to Harvard Magazine, “...Alexander Graham Bell, Mark Twain, and Andrew Carnegie regarded Keller and Sullivan as two of the most remarkable women of their time.” Helen has indeed inspired these famous phenomenas, but also accomplished many extraordinary things throughout her
Through all of Helen's life experiences she has created a life that is exceptional. After winning over 2 academy awards, wrote many books, and helped wounded servicemen; Helen became a role model. She had been diagnosed with two disabilities and mange to overlook it as a true blessing. Helen has left behind a remarkable legacy that shall be remembered for many years. Helen Keller will forever and always be known as a
For example, Milton Hershey, a prosperous entrepreneur, had to persevere to achieve his goal. After running a shop in Pennsylvania for five long years, Hershey closed due to lack of business, and moved west. Despite failing twice in an attempt to start a successful business, Hershey finally founded the Lancaster Caramel Company. Now, Milton Hershey is known as the man who started one of the largest chocolate manufacturers, In addition,
I. Conclusion 1. Helen Keller was a very strong minded social activist. Considering the fact that she was born without the ability to hear or see but remained passionate and working towards achieving greatness. 2.
Keller was introduced to the famous writer Mark Twain once she was known throughout public. Later, Twain introduced Helen to Henry H. Rogers who paid her to attend Radcliffe college. With the help of Anne Sullivan she was able to attend classes without any trouble. While she was at Radcliffe she had mastered several ways of communication. Touch-lip reading, Braille, speech, typing, and finger spelling were just some of the methods she had learned.
While he wants to continue his relationship with her, he knows it is not best and is afraid of the outcome. He puts his own wants and needs above his mother’s and Ophelia’s because he does not trust them and he wants to be selfish. Hamlet’s relationship with his mother gives us insight into why he treats women the way he does. He constantly is disappointed and upset with her because she married Claudius instead of remaining devoted to her dead
HI-113A Assignment Thirteen (1) Write a brief biographical portrait of novelist Tony Hillerman, with emphasis on his impact and influence on the Southwestern novel. Tony Hillerman was an American novelist who was born to a less than wealthy family in Oklahoma. He and his two siblings grew up in a diverse agricultural region of the Southwest, therefore they were fully aware of the divisions of native, Anglo, and Hispanic Americans, as well as those of social class, religious, and political ideology: The environment in which he grew up greatly influenced the novels as an adult. As a child and young adult, he tended to focus on his education, rather than a social life, Hillerman showed great interest in many fields, and after graduating high
A man once said “I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.” In William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, Ophelia and Queen Gertrude are treated cruelly by Hamlet. Hamlet is cruel towards his mother and ex girlfriend because of his mother's affair with his uncle and Ophelia's obedience to her controlling father. Ophelias father, Polonius, is always spying on his children. Polonius sends a man named Reynaldo to France where he is to spy and spread rumors about his son, Laertes. He is also very controlling with Ophelia because he tells her not to speak with Hamlet and he also tells her to return all the gifts Hamlet has given to her.