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Posted September 10, 2011 at 4:46 AM via web

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major themes and symbols developed in helen keller novel: the story of life Hey every body; Please can you help me to get  the major themes and symbols developped  in helen keller novel : the story of life ? Thank you

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literaturenerd | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted September 10, 2011 at 6:50 AM (Answer #2)

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According to the eNotes site, the following were the major themes in the novel: Perseverance, Education and Knowledge, and Nature.

As for the symbols from the novel, simplistically, only one exists. Keller herself is the predominant symbol. What she represents in the lives of people who must face adversity and handicap is the only symbol one comes away, typically, from the with.

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