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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the conflicts of the world seem to Helen when she is outdoors?
2. How does Helen indicate one should take their education?
3. Who is Sarah Fuller?
4. How did Helen feel about cold winters?
5. What subject did Mr. Gilman, the principal, take over instructing Helen in?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what way was the account in this autobiography different from any personal background knowledge you had previously about Helen Keller? Why do you think it may be different?
Essay Topic 2
Why do you think Helen believes that education is best approached when it is done in a joyful and leisurely fashion? Do you agree with her? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Why do you think Helen does so much namedropping throughout this novel? Do you believe it is necessary? Why or why not?
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