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A to Z EBook for "The Miracle Worker"
Transcript of A to Z EBook for "The Miracle Worker"
up until the age of seven. When she was seven she said her first word, which was water. J James is Helen Keller's brother. He was very close to her and loved her dearly. James dies in the year 1920 because of canine distemper. O O is for obstacles. Helen had many obstacles that she needed to overcome in her life time to be able to communicate with other people. Q Q is for quiet. Helen was quiet for the first 7 years of her life besides noises made (yelling) during tantrums. R R is for resistance. Helen gave Annie a lot of resistance in teaching her by throwing tantrums, hitting her, and not cooperating. P P is for play because this book was written in the form of a play. Y Y is for Yankee School Girl. Keller describes Annie as a Yankee school girl at the beginning of the story. Thank you watching, and enjoy the following video of Annie wrestling with Helen at the dinner table! Z Z is for Zilch. Zilch means nothing. Most people thought that Helen could be taught nothing, until Annie proves them wrong at the end of the story. S S is for smoked glasses. Miss Annie Sullivan wears smoked glasses to protect her eyes from the sun. Her eyes are sensitive, since she had surgery to restore her vision. T T is for table manners. Helen has horendous table manners. Annie has a big food fight with her to get her to finally eat at the table with a fork and spoon. E is for Eyes. Helen Keller had her eyes surgically removed later in life as they had no use. F is for frustration. This is what Helen must have felt for most of her childhood, including the time when Annie was teaching her, because of her disablities. V V is for Viney. Viney is one of the Kellers' negro servants. She appears as a main character in The Miracle Worker. James Keller W W is for William Gibson. William Gibson is the author of Miracle Worker. N G is for Gibson, the author's last name. William Gibson has written 10 critically acclaimed novels in his life. Enjoy!
:D X X is for exhausting. Teaching Helen proves itself exhausting, but Annie's determination and stubborness help her accomplish this seemingly impossible task. The first word Helen recognizes is "doll". 1 I I is for infancy. At birth, Helen was actually a normal child. It was 19 months later after her sickness that the trouble began... Here is Helen's parents discovering for the first time that she cannot see or hear. U is for university. Helen attended the university of Radcliffe as a young adult. This is a phenomenon, because most people at that time who were deaf OR mute were not even able to attend school. U J