The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

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What is the theme of The Story of My Life by Helen Keller?

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The Story of My Life by Helen Keller is an autobiographical account of the first twenty two years of Helen's life. It is not a novel as a novel is a work of fiction, even if sometimes based on a true story. The events that Helen Keller relates all took place before her illness when, much like any infant, "I came, I saw, I conquered" (Ch 1), and after it when she struggles to communicate to the point that she has temper tantrums "daily, sometimes hourly" (ch 3). Eventually Annie Sullivan arrives who will "set my spirit free." (ch 1)

Helen Keller tells this story whilst at Radcliffe College and because she feels...

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