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    and he told them to meet with Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan was an American teacher. She was also a 20 year old graduate from the Perkins Institute for the Blind. When Anne was 5 she got a disease called Trachoma, which left her blind. Anne went through many surgeries before her eyesight was partially restored. Anne believed the way to reach Helen was to teach her obedience and love. This was the start of their 50 year relationship together. On March 3, 1877, Anne went to Helen’s home in Alabama

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    institute Helen met with Anne Sullivan, a former graduate who soon became her teacher. Anne Sullivan was the spark that ignited Helen’s early career. Sullivan was teaching Helen in alabama where she grew up. Anne started teaching her finger spelling.

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    Introduction Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist and a lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing to blossom into the exemplary system of bravery, has been widely shown and known through the dramatizations of the play and film, The miracle worker. She was born

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    stated these meaningful words about always having hope. Throughout the nonfiction drama, The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, Anne Sullivan, or Annie, was hired to teach blind and deaf—due to a horrible illness at such a young age—Helen Keller a variety of life skills. Anne Sullivan came across many problems when teaching Helen Keller. Despite these troubles, Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller’s mother (Kate), Helen Keller’s father (Captain Keller), and other family members tried to never lose hope in Helen’s

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    “If love is judged by its visible effects, it often looks more like hatred.” As stated in the quote, individuals tend to express their affection towards their beloved in rather aggressive manners, and thus the process of transferring one’s love to another often times are interpreted as hatred. However, this is only when love is judged to the extent of visible effects. The actions actually show an insight of their genuine love, but the clumsiness in expressing is what people mistakenly perceive as

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    difficult for people to learn and improve, just like Helen Keller in the play The Miracle Worker, by William Gibson. Helen Keller was a blind and deaf girl, whose family commiserated her for her disabilities. They hired a lady named Anne Sullivan to teach her. Sullivan came to Keller, and luckily, she lacked the pity that Helen’s parents had. She was able to teach Helen language because she wasn’t afraid to be a little rough. Essentially, pity for someone makes it difficult for them to learn and improve

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    Exploring a New World “The best and most beautiful thing in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Perseverance is doing something despite difficulty. Passion is a strong and barely controllable emotion. Effort is a very determination attempt. Helen Keller shows all of these in her lifetime. Helen Keller was born 27 June, 1880. In 1882 she became very ill with a sickness called “brain fever” and she instantly became blind, deaf, and mute. By the time Helen was

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    Lucy and Charles, through this time as well. Keller had her family, but that is it. Helen was never married as well never had children. There was one time when Helen saw somebody, but she said that was nothing. Helen had her family and teacher, Anne Sullivan, with her through

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    the patient and determined governess, Annie Sullivan. Sullivan teaches Keller when she is adolescent girl, who can be described as an animal with inadequate hygiene. Annie Sullivan teaches the youthful girl how to communicate using sign language; and Sullivan actually teaches Helen to comprehend the meaning of words in a span of two weeks which is described as a miracle. Language and communication is the gateway to understanding. Initially, Annie Sullivan communicates with Helen Keller in the play

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    In Invisible man, by Ralph Ellison, the author writes a novel showcasing an act of segregation through the life of an African American male. With the use of dictation, character experience, and the evaluation of segregation/equality Ralph Ellison meets the meaning of each theme of betrayal, suffering, and optimism within a series of chapters. A flower so delicate and precious in a garden of beauty simply growing just to be cut at its roots -- betrayal. Ralph Ellison uses dictation through several

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    "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart," quote by Helen Keller. Imagine waking up not able to see or hear. Everything is a dark black world; gathered all in silence. Helen is most famous for being deaf and blind. Yet, still able to make an impact in the world. Helen Keller is considered one of America's Heroes. Her history and background is unique, her accomplishments are important, and the legacy she continues to leave behind

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    Helen Keller is one of the most recognized blind and deaf person to exist. No one really talks about her illness that caused loss of hearing and sight. She was a very smart girl and she learned very quickly at her school. Although her communication was limited, she was a very understanding person. When Helen was only 19 months old, she got very sick. The doctors said it was either scarlet fever or meningitis. The illness caused her to lose her eyesight and hearing. At some points she could see but

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    “Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.” These words said by Annie Besant are a perfect example of who she was a as person, a leader of free-thinking and individuality. Annie Besant helped pave the way for many other feminists and equal-rights activists. Annie Besant was and continues to be a huge inspiration to many people who want to help change the world for the better. From the age of five until the age of twenty, Annie Besant was raised by an extremely religious

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    While reading “Good Country People” there was something that really piqued my interest: Why did Hulga Hopewell agreed to date Manley Pointer? Before I get into that I want to talk about both Hulga and Manley separately. Hulga Hopewell is one out-of-the-ordinary character. Her named was “Joy” until she was 21 years old which is when she decided to change it from “Joy” to “Hulga” due to not living a very joyful life. She lost her leg when she was 9 after a hunting accident which cause her to have a

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    Captain Arthur Keller, A Confederate Civil War Veteran. Keller became ill at19 months of age this illness left her blind, deaf, and mute. At age six the Keller family has a break through with commutation. Captain Keller had hired a tutor name Anne Sullivan she herself was visually impaired. With the tireless efforts and support Helen was able to unlock the intelligence and perseverance Helen was able to go to grade school and even on to college and graduated from Gilman’s preparatory Cambridge School

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    The Author in the Dark What would you do if you lost your sight and hearing one day? It would be devastating, would it not? Well, many people deal with this daily, but one famous blind and deaf person named Helen Keller overcame her disability and became an author. Even though she could not see or hear she still learned how to communicate. With her words she was able to change the views people had on disabled people as well. All this made her a living miracle. Keller truly was an extraordinary woman

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    Helen Keller's Sickness

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    particular meaning for an object. For instance, Keller would sign the word doll, however she did not comprehend what doll meant (Devillier 16). Shockingly, one day when Keller kept confusing the word mug and water, Sullivan and Keller “went on a walk and someone was pumping water. Anne placed Helen’s hands under the sprout and Annie spelled into the word water” (Lash 55). Therefore, while Keller’s hands were under water, she discovered the mystery of language, which was everything had a name and each

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    General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To inform the audience on who is Helen Keller and how she made a major impact on the world. Introduction I. How many of the people in the class have heard of Helen Keller or heard any stories about her life? II. As of today, Helen Keller is remembered for being a political and social activist who use her talents to speak against women’s suffrage, U. S’s involvement in World War and most importantly help the American Foundation for

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    Keller’s “key to educational freedom” is through her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Attempting to teach Keller that everything has a name, Anne gifts her a doll; While Keller plays with the doll, Anne continuously spells “d-o-l-l” onto her hand (92). Keller does not grasp what Anne is trying to do, but she uncomprehendingly repeats what Anne does (92). As Anne tries to teach Keller that everything has a name, Keller refuses to understand that “water” and “mug” are

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    Outline For Helen Keller

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    her lose her sight and hearing. II. At the age of 6, Keller and her parents starting visiting places that could help Helen still be a normal child, just with impairments. Finally, in 1887, they found Anne Sullivan, who immediately started helping Helen deal with the loss of her hearing and sight. Anne started Helen out with finger spelling, which helped Helen learn words,

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