She was married until she told her husband, her dissatisfaction with marriage and he conceded that he too found it less than he expected. So he took enough money to make it to Oklahoma and become a minister, but what he didn’t say was that he knew a minister who he could study with and an unmarried daughter. Then after he left there was Annie with two beautiful children whom she didn’t want to leave just to become a maid or a servant, so she decided that she would change directions. The next morning she got up early and started making meat pies.
Unfortunately, the assistance from Helen’s mother has not improved Helen’s reading or grades. While DeClements demonstrates Helen’s mother as the dominant figure of the family and against special education for Helen due to her above-average intelligence, Helen’s father is portrayed in a passive manner. Therefore he acquiesces to his
Annie Sullivan had many struggles throughout her lifetime, but she was able to pass through those obstacles with determination. This determination is shown throughout the nonfiction play, The Miracle Worker, written by William Gibson. Annie Sullivan was the teacher of Helen Keller—a blind and deaf six year old girl. After weeks of discipline and training, Helen was finally able to understand that words and letters meant something. Without determination, Annie would not have been able to achieve this miracle.
Doris Jean’s parents were frightened with the news of Doris Jean being deaf. Doris Jean’s father left it up to her mother to really take care of Doris Jean. Her mother worked hard to know about Doris Jean’s condition and would read books about Helen Keller. When Doris Jean was six her parents took her to a school for the deaf and left her there. This school was focused on teaching oral skills and never taught sign language, but sign language was allowed to be used.
Annie attended Arthur E. Beach High School in Savannah, Georgia but she dropped out in the 9th grade to take care of her nieces and nephews while her older brothers and sister’s worked. When she was 17 years old Annie gave birth to her first child, a little girl. Annie’s aunt and uncle told her that they would help her raise the baby because she was young at the time but they took the child,
Helen Keller was an activist, who used her challenges of being deaf, and blind to help others with the same challenges. To help her along the way Helen Keller had a lot of motivations, had activism, and influences. One of her motivations were going to school to become educated. One of her activism was fighting for women’s rights. One of her influences was Anne Sullivan, who taught Helen to talk.
The Story of My Life ended up being a mind-blowing classic and Keller was just only 23 years of age at the time. 3. Eventually, Keller used her time to travel the world for the American Foundation for the Blind to raise awareness and funds for those who are needy, blind and deaf. I. Conclusion 1. Helen Keller was a very strong minded social activist.
But ultimately, she overcame the pain of leaving him and went on to live many more years of her life. Finally, Helen Keller showed grit when she overcomes her troubles of being blind and deaf. She had a goal to communicate, but she became frustrated when she wasn’t getting it. She threw tantrums and refused to follow direction. But after she kept working, she eventually connected words to objects and she continued to work hard to read, write, speak.
Helen Keller was born on June 27 in 1880 to Arthur and Kate Keller. At just 19 months, Helen became deaf and blind from a disease that isn’t confirmed. Helen wasn’t able to go to school because her behavior was getting out of hand. When this happened, Helen’s parents called Anne Sullivan. Anne began using
For example, “despite her loss of sight and hearing Keller learned to do small tasks such as folding laundry and getting things for her mother. She invented a system of signs to make her wishes known”(UXL Biographies). This fact portrays Keller to be fortitudinous because she participated in helping even though she needs helping herself. Also, despite being blind and deaf, Keller is able to create her own way of communications which indicates that she is not letting herself be limited to what she can access. In other words, Keller does not let her misfortune be in the way of her achievements.