We All Take Things For Granted Helen Keller is a very recognized author throughout the world. Not only did she have to deal with the competition of other authors, but she also had to deal with a great handicap. At the age of nineteen months, she developed an illness that claimed her ability to hear, see, and speak. With her self-determination and help from a great teacher, Anne Sullivan, Helen developed the ability to read Braille, lips, and even speak. After educating herself Helen began writing everything from poetry to a book about her life struggle.
In the short story "Three Days to See" Helen tells us how she became frustrated by the people that visited her. She tells about them coming in and saying how they "saw nothing in particular," after being in the woods for hours. She was very distraught by the fact that someone could see things of beauty, and not benefit from the experience.
She began to think what she would do if she were given the gift of sight for just three short days. With this thought she came up with this agenda: On the first day she would pursue life's simple pleasure's, like looking into the eyes of her worthy dog, or visiting the many friends that took the time to visit her. She would stay up late and see the beauty of the sunset falling over the horizon. The second day would consist of man made beauties, such as going to art galleries to see the master pieces that she could only read about.
Finally, she would stop at the theatre so she could see the works of art she read about put into motion. On the third and final day she would go to the busy streets and witness how the average...