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Why  is the  Waterpump(Water) and the Key symbols in the Miracle Worker?Reading the...

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bellanicole98 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:54 AM via web

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Why  is the  Waterpump(Water) and the Key symbols in the Miracle Worker?

Reading the book and we have to know why those two are symbols. Thank you!

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stschneider | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted November 9, 2011 at 8:14 AM (Answer #1)

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The key symbolizes "unlocking" the Helen within and the water symbolizes rebirth into the Helen who understands stuff.

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