Essays Tagged: "Anne Sullivan"

"The Touch of Magic" by Anne Sullivan Macy

book I chose to read is called The Touch of Magic written by Lorena A. Hickok. The story was about Anne Sullivan Macy, Helen Keller's wonderful teacher. I had never heard of Anne before I read this b ... who she was and she seemed like she would be an interesting person to do it on. I was right. Anne Sullivan Macy was born on April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. At the age of nine sh ...

(7 pages) 73 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anne Sullivan: The Miracle Worker, deals with Anne Sullivan's life (from birth to death), her family and friends and her achievements, also talks about Helen Keller and their companionship

her class in 1886.Miss Sullivan was christened under the name Johanna Sullivan. She was also called Anne or Annie. She was born in 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. (Keller, p. 21, 1961) When she ... p. 21, 1961) When she was eight years old her mother died, and two years later her father deserted Anne and her two siblings. She was almost blind as a result of a fever in childhood and was left wit ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Difficult Childhood of Helen keller.

here was a lovablestreak in the child.#For that reason, children did not like socializing with her. Anne Sullivan, on the other hand, had no pity on Helen. Since her parents did not discipline Helen, ... other hand, had no pity on Helen. Since her parents did not discipline Helen, Anne disciplined her. Anne considered Helen equal to everyone else, she believed that there was no need to treat her diffe ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The life of Helen Keller

nsidered Helen's case and immediately recommended a former pupil of the institution, that woman was Anne Sullivan.Anne SullivanAnne Sullivan had lost the majority of her sight at the age of five. By t ... and her father deserted her. She and her brother Jimmie were sent to the poorhouse in February 1876.Anne's brother died in the poorhouse. It was October 1880 before Anne finally left and went to comme ...

(12 pages) 104 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Miracle Worker": Anne Sullivan

In the film "The Miracle Worker", Anne Sullivan is a woman with such determination to encourage Helen Keller to come out from the worl ... dark and hopeless world of her own, until age seven, when she is placed in the care of her teacher Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan demonstrates an assortment of characteristics of a God-teacher. In the ... teries of life, giving her a glimpse of a better world, and is willing to improve the Keller family.Anne Sullivan is a person who is considerate with knowledge and she is devoted to teach Helen the an ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Helen Keller: The life behind those sad eyes.

ot discouraged,the Kellers went to seek the help of Alexander Graham Bell. He contacted the teacher Anne Sullivan and told the Kellers that she would be able to help Helen. Anne Sullivan arrived at th ... n as soon as she got there, but Helen did not understand what this newcomer wanted from her. First, Anne Sullivan started teaching Helen sign language, but as much as Anne signed into her hand, Helen ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Helen Keller

for a teacher from the Perkins Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Boston. The teacher they chose, Anne Sullivan, was to exert a profound influence on Helen's life. Sullivan herself was only 19-years ... mmigrants, she herself had been born paritally blind. This fortuitous association lasted throughout Anne's lifetime. The relationship between Helen and Anne demonstrates how much a compassionate and l ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hellen Keller

s born. Helen Keller became very ill and became blind and deaf.a verry intelegent woman named Annie Sullivan teaches Helen how to talk to other people, to read in brail, and she taught her the necesat ... s born. Helen Keller became very ill and became blind and deaf.a verry intelegent woman named Annie Sullivan teaches Helen how to talk to other people, to read in brail, and she taught her the necesat ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Helen Keller

something about it.On Helen's seventh birthday, her parents hired a teacher for her by the name of Anne Sullivan. Anne also had a hard life. She was raised in poverty and was also blind at age five. ... e five. She was able to join a school for the blind in Boston when her family broke up.Helen needed Anne to help her get through her troubles. Anne tried very hard to teach Helen what certain things w ...

(2 pages) 386 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

We all take things for granted

med 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 he ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Who faced greater challenges,

med 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 he ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Story Of My Life By Helen

he declares, "the most important day I remember in all my life." The event she describes is the day Anne Sullivan became her teacher. In one passage, Keller writes of the day "Teacher" led her to a st ... tion she had absolutely no outlet for communication.I feel it my duty to point out that without ?a? Anne Sullivan in Helen?s life many of her accomplishments wouldn?t have been possible. Only a loving ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Huckelberry and finn

Anne Sullivan: A Great Teacher "A teacher effects eternity" (Henry B. Adams). A teacher does ... her students. Even though at the time, the student does not understand the wisdom of the teachings. Anne Sullivan is one of those remarkable teachers. Helen Keller became deaf and blind at the ... ng she wanted because they did not think she could know any better. One day, a woman by the name of Anne Sullivan came to live with the Keller family. Anne Sullivan, a twenty-one-year old, had spent m ...

(2 pages) 414 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

For inspiration, one needs to look no farther than the

etermined to overcome any obstacles that came her way. Brought out of the darkness by a woman named Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller inspired the world for almost 100 years with her courage, devotion, and ... in her loss of sight and hearing. After many weeks of searching, the Kellers were fortunate to find Anne Sullivan who was trained to teach blind and deaf children. Helen was an unusually bright child, ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Helen Keller

this lonely state of sensory deprivation until she reached the age of six, when her family employed Anne Sullivan, the twenty-year-old daughter of working-class Irish immigrants, as her tutor. Sulliva ... ublished in 1938. Keller deplored the rise of the Nazis and supported John L. Lewis' union strikes. Anne Sullivan died in 1936. After the death of her primary life-partner, Keller relied mainly on Pol ...

(7 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Reflection Paper: History of People with Disabilities in Northwest Ohio

n the country' built in 1888 along the more home-like cottage system.-Helen Keller and her teacher' Anne Sullivan' visited Toledo in 1925 during their campaign to raise money for the American Federati ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Parenting Style

Helen Keller was a blind and deaf child. She starts learning with her teacher Miss Sullivan, she teach her a lot of thing like how to spell doll with giving a doll in her hand, and ho ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology