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The Miracle Worker Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Anagnos (ah-nah-nyose)

Anagnos, described by Gibson as "a stocky bearded man," is Annie's counselor at the Perkins Institution for the Blind. It is Anagnos who places Annie in the Kellers's home as a governess for Helen. He is loving and kindly with Annie, but he can also be stern when necessary.

Annie

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Aunt Ev

Aunt Ev is described by Gibson as "a benign visitor" who serves as a catalyst for the Kellers's first contact with the Perkins Institute. Aunt Ev is a talkative woman who often tries to be helpful, but who can be a bit intrusive. She sometimes oversteps her place as a visitor in the Keller household and at one point even threatens to take matters into her own hands.

Blind Girls

The "Blind Girls," who range in age from 8 to 17 years old, are the girls at the Perkins Institution with whom Annie has...

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