The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

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What is the climax of The Miracle Worker in the movie?

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In The Miracle Worker, the climax, or moment of most dramatic significance, occurs when Helen has a breakthrough and realizes what Anne Sullivan is trying to teach her. Anne has been attempting to teach Helen language, taking advantage of Helen's sense of touch as she can neither see nor hear. Anne has been using sign language to spell words, making Helen feel her hands as she forms each letter.

In the climactic scene, a frustrated Anne is spelling "water" to Helen as the girl pumps water from a well. Helen suddenly makes the important connection...

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To me its not till the end when helen learns,word and is begining to speak. when she was tryin to say wter and she was sayin wah wah.
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