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Essay | The Miracle Worker

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Miracle Worker.
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The Miracle Worker

Summary: Conflicts Between Helen Keller and Annie and how they contribute to the play.
Helen Keller was a woman who overcame great physical disabilities; although she was born being both blind and deaf, she eventually went on to learn how to talk. The play The Miracle Worker, by William Gibson, takes place in the Keller household in Tuscumbia, Alabama in the 1800's and tells the story about Keller and her teacher Annie. The two go through many struggles and experience many conflicts. The play is marked with many conflicts between the characters, among which include the conflict between Keller and Annie, and the struggle that Annie has with herself.

Annie believes that obedience is the key to learning for Helen, whereas Keller pities Helen and therefore bears low expectations of her. Thus, conflict emerges from these contrasting attitudes of Annie and Keller, and affects Helen both positively and negatively. Helen's father Keller pities Helen for her disabilities and, as a result...

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