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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the family having for dinner when Helen threw her tantrum?
2. What food is shown outside in the garden?
3. How does Keller refer to Annie?
4. How old is Helen in Act 2?
5. What does the hand to the cheek mean in sign language?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mr. Keller says that teaching Helen is like talking to a fence post. Annie disagrees and explains how she intends to teach Helen. What does Helen say? Is Mr. Keller being mean or realistic? How does Kate react? Does Helen know about their doubts? If so, how?
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
At the end of the teleplay, Annie, Kate and Helen go to the Perkins Institute. Why did they make the trip? What was the plan once the trio arrived? Was the plan carried out? How did Anagnos respond to Helen, Annie, and Kate? What was Helen's opinion of the school and the Blind Girls? Where would Helen go next?
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