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  • The Story of My Life
    Martha Washington was a young African American child who lived on the Keller homestead. She was the daughter of the family cook. Helen Keller described Martha Washington as being "black as ebony,...

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    In The Story of My Life by Helen Keller, chapter 15 begins after '"The Frost King" incident.' Helen admits, that even though the incident may be forgotten, she no longer trusts herself to write...

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    To write a character sketch of Miss Sullivan based on The Story of My Life, you will mainly have to focus on a short portion of her life. Miss Sullivan entered Helen's life when she was twenty and...

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    Keller is expressing a certain reluctance in writing about her life, especially the part when she was very young, before the fever that took away her sight and hearing. This is a little unexpected,...

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    Mr. Gilman was the principal of the Cambridge School, which Helen Keller attended to prepare for college. It was also called the Gilman School. Though Mr. Gilman was the principal of the school, he...

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    In 1896, Helen began studying at the Cambridge School for Young Ladies in preparation for admittance into Radcliffe and was soon accompanied by her younger sister Mildred. But when Helen grew ill...

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    Peter Fagan is actually not mentioned in Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, as the autobiography was actually published in 1903, whereas Helen did not meet Peter until 1916, when...

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    Helen Keller found school examinations to be tiresome and overwhelming. Helen could not simply sit down, read an examination paper, and write the answers like most students. She instead had to have...

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    Dr Bell, best known now as an inventor, was a doctor who helped people with hearing deficiencies. Keller first meets him when she is six years old: He held me on his knee while I examined his...

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    After working so hard to earn admission to Radcliffe, Keller's actual experience of being at college was a bit of a let down. In Chapter 20 of The Story of My Life, Keller tells the story of the...

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    Based on Anne Sullivan's report dated 1890, found at the end of Helen Keller's autobiography in the section titled "A Supplementary Account of Helen Keller's Life and Education," we learn that in...

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    Helen Keller's father was Arthur H. Keller. He had been married once before he married Helen's mother. He had two older sons with his previous wife. During the Civil War, Arthur Keller had...

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    In The Story of My Life by Helen Keller, Helen reveals her helplessness as she struggles to mimic those around her, especially her parents but is unable to find any satisfaction or understand her...

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    In Chapter III of her autobiography, Helen Keller notes that she was referred to Dr. Alexander Graham Bell by Dr. Chisholm when she was 6 years old, during the summer of 1886. Though Dr. Bell was...

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    Merton S. Keith was Helen's mathematics teacher. He also helped Helen with Greek and Latin. He lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For months, Mr. Keith tutored Helen twice a week. Eventually,...

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    Dr. Edward Everett Hale was a longtime dear friend of Helen Keller. He was a distant relation of hers through her maternal grandmother, who was an Everett. Helen met Dr. Hale when she was...

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    Helen began preparing for her entrance to Radcliffe College when she was sixteen. She attended the Cambridge School for Young Ladies in order to prepare for her Radcliffe examinations. She worked...

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    In the autumn of the year 1896, Helen "entered the Cambridge School for Young Ladies, to be prepared for Radcliffe [College]." She quickly discovered that school was quite an adjustment. The...

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    In her autobiography, The Story of My Life, Helen Keller is well-known for her poetic use of language to express herself. After an illness, and having been left blind and deaf at the age of...

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    Helen visited the World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois in the summer of 1893. At the fair, Helen's dear friend Alexander Graham Bell served as a guide to her and Ms. Sullivan. Alexander Graham Bell...

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    To summarize a chapter, we first carefully read the chapter while making notes of important details. To pick out important details, think about how the information Helen is telling us relates to...

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    Helen Keller's parents were extremely supportive of their daughter. As a toddler, an illness left Helen deaf and blind. Her parents did not know what to do, but they sought help. They contacted...

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    Helen was overcome with joy when she realized that each thing had a name. First, Ms. Sullivan taught Helen that the letters "w-a-t-e-r" being spelled into her hand meant the cool liquid from the...

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    Helen Keller was a woman who accomplished much in her life. She wrote her autobiography, The Story of My Life, which detailed her experiences from infancy to her early twenties. When Helen was a...

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    Helen Keller's parents sought help from Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, who was famous for inventing the telephone. He had family members who were deaf, so he had sympathy for Helen's plight. In her...

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    Helen Keller wrote her autobiography, The Story of My Life, as a first person narrative. She described her second year at Radcliffe College as "the happiest." This was because Helen enjoyed her...

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    Despite being both deaf and blind, Helen Keller was taught by Anne Sullivan to read braille at a young age. Reading became a practical benefit and a lifelong passion for Keller, who would go on to...

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    Mr Eugene C. Vining, an instructor at the Perkins Institute for the Blind, was hired by Radcliffe College to assist with Helen's entrance examinations. Mr Vining was responsible for copying the...

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    Chapter 15: With hesitation, Helen began writing her autobiography. She had reservations about writing because a year before, she had unintentionally plagiarized when writing a creative story....

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    Helen Keller is famous for becoming an author and political activist and for attaining a bachelor's degree despite living with multiple impairments. During her time, most people who were deaf...

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    Helen was fascinated by the ocean. She recalled that because she "had always lived far inland... [she] had never had so much as a whiff of salt air." The ocean was an entirely new experience for...

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    Helen began her autobiography by introducing her parents and relations. Her mother's maiden name was Kate Adams. When her mother married Arthur H. Keller, she became Kate Adams Keller. Kate's...

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    Helen Keller was an avid reader. She especially loved reading Mark Twain's books. To her delight, he also became a friend to her. When Helen was living in New York, she met Mr. and Mrs. Hutton....

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    Arthur H. Keller was the father of Helen Keller. He had served as "a captain in the Confederate Army" during the Civil War. He married his first wife and had two sons. He later married his...

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    Chapter seventeen of The Story of My Life covers the summer of 1894, when Helen was a young teenager. It was during that summer that Helen attended a very important meeting of the American...

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    Helen attended Radcliffe College in Massachusetts. She "began [her] studies with eagerness" at Radcliffe. She found that the "lecture-halls seemed filled with the spirit of the great and the...

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    After being rendered deaf and blind by fever at the age of 19 months, Helen Keller was taken care of by her parents, who relentlessly searched for people who could help their daughter overcome the...

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    Helen visited her home in Alabama from school during the autumn. She began writing the story of her life so far during this visit. Helen wrote fearfully at first. The terrible experience of The...

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    In preparation for Radcliffe College, Helen enrolled in the Cambridge School for Young Ladies. This institution was also called the Gilman School. Helen faced many challenges in this new learning...

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    Because Helen could not see or hear, she was unable to watch her professors as they talked or and she could not hear their lectures. When in class, Helen always had to have a person finger spell...

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    Helen Keller is well-known for her ability to overcome the most adverse odds. She was left blind and deaf after an illness as a baby, and The Story of My Life gives Helen's account of how she...

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    In chapter 22 of The Story of My Life, Helen revealed her love of the theatre. She loved reading plays, but she found a thrill in having the movements and words of the actors spelled out into her...

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    In context, Helen Keller was referring to her college days. Before college, she had a more leisurely life in which she could spend time alone with her thoughts, enjoying the outdoors, reading her...

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    Mr. Jefferson was an actor who later became a friend of Helen Keller. His name was Joseph Jefferson, but he went by Joe. Helen initially saw Mr. Jefferson as a stage actor during the time when...

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    I will provide some examples below of how Helen's determination and hard work allowed her to achieve many things in her life. Helen did not learn to fully communicate until she was seven years old....

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    When Anne Sullivan first arrived at the Keller home, she tried repeatedly to show Helen that each thing had a name. Her goal was to teach Helen the connection between words and meanings. Miss...

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    The name Helen Keller is synonymous with persistence, determination and an indomitable spirit. In "The Story of My Life," the reader gets a glimpse of the highs and lows of the first twenty-two...

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    The Story of My Life is Helen Keller's autobiography. She wrote the book to record the events of her life up until she was in her early twenties and in college. Annie Sullivan arrived in Alabama...

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    Mrs. Hutton was the wife of Mr. Laurence Hutton at the time when she and Helen Keller became friends. Helen was friends with both Mr. and Mrs. Hutton. The couple lived in a "lovely home" in New...

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    Helen Keller spent a great deal of time in Boston throughout her life. It was Helen's first visit, however, that introduced her to the joys of reading. Helen visited the Perkins Institution in...

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