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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who pushes the wheelbarrow through the yard?
2. What topic do Keller and James argue about?
3. How does Helen attempt to hurt Annie?
4. What time of year is it when Helen prepares to go on a trip?
5. Annie claims that she will insist on what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Several months later, the reader/viewer is witness to Helen and the family preparing for Christmas. Helen is shown writing. What tool has Annie employed to help Helen to write? How would Helen be able to learn to write so quickly? What does Helen do with this new found skill? How does Annie react to Helen's progress?
Essay Topic 2
Discipline was non-existent when it came to Helen. Why didn't the Kellers punish Helen for her unruly behavior? What was the common response to Helen's antics? How did Annie immediately change that aspect of the Kellers' household? What was the first step in changing Helen's behavior?
Essay Topic 3
Several times throughout the story, Annie separates Helen from Kate. Why? What kind of influence did Kate have on Helen? On Annie? Was Kate's influence more or less important or powerful that that of Captain Keller? What point did Annie prove by taking Helen to the garden house? Explain.
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