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    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. Accomplishing teaching with success is troublesome without the determination to do so.

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    that people mistakenly perceive as “loathing” and “detestation.” As a result, the relationship of people are developed in contrary to the original intent of the individual’s actions, creating disputes. In William Gibson’s drama based novel, The Miracle Worker, the characters also struggle

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    once said: “Pity is cruel. Pity Destroys”. Pity may seem like a positive thing to have, to feel “sorry” for someone, but in reality, it is not. Pity can make it 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

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    mistakenly perceive as “loathing” and “detestation.” As a result, the relationship of people is developed in contrary to the original intent of the individual’s actions, creating disputes. In William Gibson’s play based on Helen Keller’s life, The Miracle Worker, the characters also struggle with similar relationship conflicts revolving around the idea of visible love throughout the story. The hostile interactions between characters in the play illustrate possible revulsions, but it actually contains

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    Author, Paul J. Meyer, once said “Communication—the human connection—is the key to personal and career success.” In the play, The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, the universal theme of understanding through communication is present similarly to the quote. The Miracle Worker is about the story of Helen Keller—a blind and deaf girl who lives in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen Keller is taught by the patient and determined governess, Annie Sullivan. Sullivan teaches Keller when she is adolescent girl, who

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    we stick to it long enough.” This quote means that everything is possible if we work hard and never give up. Helen Keller’s idea is reflected in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson and can also be tied into the lives of every human being, including mine. Helen Keller’s idea that anything could be achieved by persisting is shown in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson. This play takes place in the 1880’s on the Keller ranch in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen Keller, a spoiled six-year-old child, lost her

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    Everyone has to overcome some obstacles in life even if you don't want to. The characters in the play The Miracle Worker by William Gibson are Helen, James, Annie, Captain Helen's dad, and Kate Helen's mom. Multiple characters had to overcome obstacles in the play . Two main characters had to overcome obstacles, especially, Helen because she had multiple disabilities. Helen was very spoiled and mostly only did what she wanted. Annie, Helen's teacher, believed in Helen and tried to teach her manners

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    can be discovered when one searches deep into its details. In The Miracle Worker, William Gibson wrote the stage directions “... Helen spells a word to her. Kate comprehends it, their first act of verbal communication, and she can hardly utter the word aloud, in wonder, gratitude, and deprivation; it is a moment in which she simultaneously finds and loses a child” (Pg. 118). Kate Keller faced an incredible change when Helen’s miracle of understanding the meaning behind words took place. Kate realized

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    To be an inspirational teacher you need to have pride in what you do. In the Miracle Worker, The Story Of Ron Clark, and Freedom Writers, inspirational people were told about. These teachers were inspirational to their student(s) because they gave their student(s) a role model to look up to. All of these stories taught amazing lessons about learning, behavior, and so much more. Even though some of these teachers had their ups and downs, they still pushed through and met their goals to help their

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    The unknown is so hard to deal with as a mother and as someone that has an illness. I am remember reading about Helen Keller in High School and, I remember even viewing the movie the Miracle Worker that same year in High School. I all ways wanted to know more but, I never knew I wanted to be like her cause, I just know the story of her break through putting the word water together with the feel of seeing it run over her hand. Giving back

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    In the story, The Miracle Worker, Annie is shown to have many relationships with individuals in the Keller home. One of the main relationships that stood out in the story is that of Kate Keller and Annie. I will focus on Annie’s relationship with Kate Keller since both women have played an important role in assisting Helen. Kate is the mother of Helen and she really loves and adores her daughter. Since Helen is deaf and mute, Kate finds it difficult to converse with Helen. Kate, desperately, needed

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    human that’s not blind nor deaf. Helen continues to be the nation's "supercrip." Helen receives an academy award in 1955 for a document all about her and later on won another academy award for being in the very first silent film known as "the Miracle Worker" by William Gibson (Feeny). Helen never stopped working hard and she never gave up hope of believing she can become something

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    The Miracle Worker: the struggles: from hardships to friendships The storyteller uses the character archetype, a mentor, to reveal how she taught a little girl to communicate with her family because we as humans help people who need it and will do anything to help them because we want the parents to know what she wants without guessing. First of all , How Annie is a mentor because she taught Helen how to spell words out with her fingers. Helen can’t talk, so they don’t understand what she

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    bravery, has been widely shown and known through the dramatizations of the play and film, The miracle worker. She was born in west Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880 which is now commemorated as Helen Keller day in the state of Pennsylvania. Apart from being a very prolific writer, Keller was also a person a strong sense of conviction. A member of the socialist party of America and the industrial workers if the world, she rallied and campaigned for causes such as women’s suffrage, labor right, socialism

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    Speech About Optimism

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    Optimism is hopefulness for the future, and, like me, most people get their optimism from their roots, or how they were brought up as a child. My parents would always remind me from a young age that being pessimistic will not help you achieve your goal, so you might as well be optimistic and try. They have always taught me from a young age, and never denied or doubted, that with optimism comes opportunity, and that optimism is, in fact, the key to success. Over the years, I’ve learned that the more

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    Blind and Deaf? Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia Alabama. When Helen was 18 months old she was ill with “Brain Fever.” This sickness caused her to lose her hearing and sight. Her disabilities caused Helen to have anger problems, throwing tantrums and screaming. Her family cook Martha Washington, created a type of sign language to communicate with Helen. By the time Helen was seven they had already made 60 different ways to communicate with each other. In 1886 Alexander

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    You should always strive to be something or like someone great. This past decade, I’ve learned so much about, world leaders, heroes, and etc. It’s amazing to see, where people come from, see what they lived through and also see what they accomplished, through all the hardships. Have you ever thought that, that could be you? Or even, would you have done the same things they did? If I was ever given the opportunity to meet anyone in this world, past or present, real or imaginary, I would choose Helen

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    Helen keler was born on 27 June 1880. She was blind and deaf. When she grew into a girl, she became frustrated with her inability to communicate. At that point she met an instructor Anne Sullivan who had lived with blindness herself until the successful surgery. Who utilized her own particular hands and fingers to open Helen 's world of isolation. Helen learned to recognize her family members by touching their facial features. Anne helped by teaching Helen letters, how to behave properly, and how

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    Helen Keller “The best and most beautiful things in the world can’t be seen or even touched… they must be felt with the heart”- Helen Keller. Helen Keller was born on June 27,1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. She lived the normal life until the year 1882, when she got an illness that would mark the rest of her life. Helen Keller knew her life would change completely and would be hard. But what she didn’t know is that Helen Keller the girl who was deaf and blind would become a hero to many because of her

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    Helen Keller was an extremely courageous woman. She did some great things in this world while trying to overcome many challenges and turned out to be an amazing inspiration to many people. Her lifetime was filled with many exciting things from the beginning to the end. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. She was the first of two daughters and her parents were Arthur and Katherine Keller. Her family worked hard but, her family was not very wealthy and earned very little

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