The Story of My Life is an autobiographical chronicle by Helen Keller of the first twenty two years of her life. Helen’s account describes events that transpired antecedent to her illness. There are some poignant messages in this autobiographical account. We learn how Helen “came, saw, and conquered” and how her spirit was set free.
By reading this account one might conclude that Helen Keller is conveying the message of hope, faith, and gallantry. The underlying message also occurring throughout the book is one’s ability to defeat suffering and pain. We learn how even with tribulation one can succeed via determination and tenacity. One must being to climb mountain barriers and achieve true knowledge and enlightenment.