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Most Important Day Of My Life

Running Head : Summary and Response

Summary and Response to Helen Keller 's The Most Important Day of My Life

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Summary and Response to Helen Keller 's The Most Important Day of My Life

In The Most Important Day of My Life , Helen Keller narrates how her patient and loving teacher inspired and enabled her to learn despite her disabilities . The essay is a narrative account of her blossoming from a seven year old girl facing the difficulties of learning with her disabilities to someone who

is passionate for learning and discovering things . She begins the story of her educational journey on the day she meets her teacher , Anne Mansfield Sullivan , for the first time . She is just about to be seven years old and has never experienced formal education , largely due to the fact that she is blind , mute and deaf . She describes the anxious moment with luscious detail , capturing her sense of hope and anticipation . Being disabled , Keller thinks of herself as a great ship ' in a dense fog ' desperate to find light and direction (Keller , 1998 , 8 . She believes that on that day , the light of love begins shining on her life (Keller , 1998 , 9

Keller then proceeds to tell the early stages of her education with Sullivan . She describes Sullivan 's simple yet uncanny method of finger play in which Sullivan spells the word doll after giving the young Keller one . Sullivan 's instruction begins to be more complex as she teaches Keller...

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