Comparison Of Helen Keller's Life And Work

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“Blindness separates people from things;deafness separates people from people.”Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. Helen was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, AL to Arthur H. Keller and Kate Adams Keller. Her family lived on a homestead that her grandfather had built. Helen is the sister of Mildred Campbell and Phillip Brooks Keller, and half sister to James and William Simpson Keller who were from her father's first marriage. Helen was born with the ability to see and hear. At 19 months old she got an illness called scarlet fever the illness left her both deaf and blind. By the age of seven Helen had more than 60 signs to communicate with her family. When Helen was 10 years old she began writing poems, stories, and reading.
Helen had a very bad temper and was always angry when she was young. when she was 7 her family
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One of her earliest pieces was The Frost King (1891). At age 22, Keller published her autobiography, The Story of My Life (1903), with help from Sullivan and Sullivan's husband, John Macy. It tells the story of her life up to age 21 and was written during her time in college.Her spiritual autobiography, My Religion, was published in 1927 and then in 1994 extensively revised and re-issued under the title Light in My Darkness.

Helen appeared in a silent film, Deliverance (1919). She was also the subject of the documentaries Helen Keller in Her Story, and The Story of Helen Keller.The Miracle Worker recounts her college years and her early adult life. He adapted it for a Broadway production in 1959 and an Oscar-winning feature film in 1962.In 1984, Keller's life story was made into a TV movie called The Miracle Continues. This film was the semi-sequel to The Miracle Worker..The Bollywood movie Black (2005) was largely based on Keller's story, from her childhood to her

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