Essays Tagged: "Helen Keller"

"The Touch of Magic" by Anne Sullivan Macy

d 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 book, but while looki ... recommend a good teacher for his six year old daughter. She was deaf, blind, and dumb, her name was Helen Keller. Twenty year old Annie decided to go. On March 5, 1887 Annie headed out to Alaba ...

(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

Annie Sullivan might not bring about any knowledge of the individual. It is then when the infamous Helen Keller is referred to that people are able to place Sullivan in history. Annie Sullivan's life ... ith an abundance of meaningful relationships, most noteworthy being her lifelong companionship with Helen Keller.When a little girl named Helen Keller was diagnosed as blind and deaf after suffering f ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"The Miracle Worker" By William Gibson.

Annie's Positive Influence On Helen, Captain Keller, Kate, and JamesThis essay displays Annie Sullivan's positive influence on Hel ... f the Keller family.Foremost, Annie's most tremendous impact is on the main character of the story, Helen Keller. Annie not only teaches Helen to communicate with the environment around her, but at th ... was not the case before she arrived at the Keller household. Before Annie had come to the Keller's, Helen was a child lost in her physical disabilities, and trapped inside a useless body, unable to co ...

(8 pages) 90 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Miracle Worker & Children Of A Lesser God.

imilar. In the novel "The Miracle Worker" the main character is a young girl who is deaf and blind. Helen Keller was considered a brat and was spoiled by her parents. She had a very hard child hood. H ... teach her discipline and a language that she could understand so she could communicate with others. Helen was unwilling to learn. Helen did whatever she wanted because she lacked discipline. Helen wou ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 May/2003

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

The Difficult Childhood of Helen keller.

ENG 1D1Major EssayThe Difficult Childhood of Helen KellerMaria Reyes DiazDec. 3/01Helen Adams Keller was born into a wealthy family on the summer ... n Adams Keller was born into a wealthy family on the summer of June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia Alabama. Helen was a very intelligent girl who was interested in everything around her; at least she was able ... of nature through vision and the beauty of speech and hearing for the first few months of her life. Helen's life dramatically changed when she was struck by acute congestion of the stomach and brain, ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Kings highway history.

The quotation, Life is either a daring adventure or nothing, was once said by Helen Keller a true hero. In order to appreciate Texas history you must understand that the Texan te ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Helen Keller

Helen Keller is known around the world as a face of courage, knowledge, and the bravery to face over ... 's work, today 100s of people would be without education, jobs, and a way to support their families.Helen Keller early life was filled with lots of challenges, but she faced them with courage. On June ... d with lots of challenges, but she faced them with courage. On June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama Helen was born. She was the daughter of Captain Arthur H. and Kate Adams Keller. Arthur her father, ...

(7 pages) 86 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Quotes About Life - kind of fun

w! There are only so many tomorrows." Michael Landon"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." Helen Keller"If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life a ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, Essay with quotes describing Annie's battle with the Keller family (page numbers are from my literature book)

f-blind northern young woman, as she travels to Post-Civil War Tuscumbia, Alabama in order to teach Helen Keller, a blind and deaf little girl. When she arrives in Alabama, Annie meets Helen's family ... ar captain and her mother, Kate Keller, is a young, overly protective woman, both of them have kept Helen almost as a pet because they did not know what to do with her or how to treat her. In order fo ...

(6 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Science in "Frakenstein": Evil or Not?

It was once said by Helen Keller that, "Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"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 world of "black" and enter the world of "colour." Helen Keller is ... s an assortment of characteristics of a God-teacher. In the film, Anne Sullivan is willing to teach Helen Keller the answers to the hidden mysteries of life, giving her a glimpse of a better world, 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.

him make the best of himself so he can win light through work." These stirring words were spoken by Helen Keller. Helen was a very brave and intellectual woman, who changed many peoples' opinion towar ... courageous and did her best to open everybody's eyes and make them see what is going on around them.Helen Keller was the second child born to Kate and Captain Arthur Keller. She was born on June 27, 1 ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Helen Keller

Helen KellerHelen Keller led a remarkable life, due to an illness, she had been cut-off from the wor ... e not handicapped. An exploration of her life and her work supports this thesis over and over again.Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama and was the daughter of wealthy parents ... thur Keller, who had been a Confederate officer, and Kate Adams, who was related to Robert E. Lee). Helen was stricken with an illness that at the time was described as "congestion of the brain and st ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hellen Keller

In a small town in Alabama in 1886 Hellen Keller was born. Helen Keller became very ill and became blind and deaf.a verry intelegent woman named Annie Sullivan ... Keller international award.Then she dies.In a small town in Alabama in 1886 Hellen Keller was born. Helen Keller became very ill and became blind and deaf.a verry intelegent woman named Annie Sullivan ... Keller international award.Then she dies.In a small town in Alabama in 1886 Hellen Keller was born. Helen Keller became very ill and became blind and deaf.a verry intelegent woman named Annie Sullivan ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Helen Keller

Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Alabama with her mother and father. She was a very healthy ... personality; she could do what most other children could do at such a young age. In 1882, at age 2, Helen suffered from a horrible fever which left her without her sight and hearing. Her parents didn' ... ithout her sight and hearing. Her parents didn't know what was going to happen, and neither did she.Helen's physical scares caused her to be blocked off from the world around her. It wasn't so easy fo ...

(2 pages) 387 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

We all take things for granted

We All Take Things For Granted Helen Keller is a very recognized author throughout the world. Not only did she have to deal with th ... 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 beg ... ing 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 ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Who faced greater challenges,

We All Take Things For Granted Helen Keller is a very recognized author throughout the world. Not only did she have to deal with th ... 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 beg ... ything 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 ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Huckelberry and finn

t understand the wisdom of the teachings. Anne Sullivan is one of those remarkable teachers. Helen Keller became deaf and blind at the age of eighteen months because of a fever. She lived many ... ge of eighteen months because of a fever. She lived many years not able to communicate with anyone. Helen was allowed, by her family, to do anything she wanted because they did not think she could kno ...

(2 pages) 414 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

For inspiration, one needs to look no farther than the

ercome 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 demonstration o ... the Kellers were fortunate to find Anne Sullivan who was trained to teach blind and deaf children. Helen was an unusually bright child, and she learned very quickly that words had meanings. Within a ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Helen Keller V Malcom X

Malcolm X and Helen Keller lived in different eras. Both of them fought different battles. How can these two indiv ... anguage and enjoyed a freedom beyond any dream either of them could have ever imagined Both Helen Keller and Malcolm X had hurdles in their lives to overcome in order to obtain an education. W ... to both of their lives. They both address this feeling of freedom and excitement in their writing. Helen Keller best stated the exhilarating feeling of excitement of something new when she said "Ligh ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education