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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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