Forgot your password?  

The Story of My Life Essay | Critical Essay #2

This Study Guide consists of approximately 72 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Story of My Life.
This section contains 1,864 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Story of My Life Study Guide

Critical Essay #2

Kattelman is a freelance writer who specializes in writing about the arts. In this essay, she considers the poetic elements present in Keller's autobiography.

In The Story of My Life Helen Keller recounts her early experiences of being awakened to a world of words and concepts through the brilliant teaching methods of her tutor and constant companion, Anne Sullivan. She carefully retraces the moments when she first connected a word with the physical object it represents (water) and continues on to describe how she gradually built up a vocabulary and an understanding of not only a physical world, but also a world of intangible concepts, ideas, images and emotions. Keller connected to the world through the words that were spelled into her hand, and it was these words that sparked an understanding of human existence. By realizing that words could be puttogether to evoke mental images, Keller suddenly...

(read more from the Critical Essay #2 section)

This section contains 1,864 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Story of My Life Study Guide
Copyrights
The Story of My Life from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook