"The Story of My Life” by Helen Keller is the autobiography of the author who was blind and deaf from early childhood. The book details her early life, particularly how her teacher Anne Sullivan finally broke through her isolation by teaching her language.Continue Reading
Part one of the book is Helen Keller's account of her life from childhood to the beginning of her studies at Radcliffe College. Part two contains Helen's letters to family and friends. The third part recounts Helen Keller's life based on Anne Sullivan’s observations.
“The Story of My Life” was first published in 1903 and became an enduring classic. “The Miracle Worker,” a Broadway play and movie, is based on the book.Learn more about Non-fiction
According to her autobiography, “The Story of My Life,” Helen Keller enjoyed sailing and tobogganing. Having grown up on a cotton plantation and farm, she was also very fond of animals, particularly dogs.Full Answer >
An autobiography is the story describing a person's life that is told by the individual himself. Sometimes, an autobiography can be written with the help of a co-author, as long as the story remains in first-person.Full Answer >
A biography is the story of a person's life in the words of another person, while an autobiography is the story of a person's life in his own words. A biography is typically written in third person, while an autobiography is typically written in first person.Full Answer >
The most important events in Helen Keller's life were in her early years when she contracted meningitis as a baby and became deafblind, but another important event in her life was her graduation from Radcliffe college in 1904. She was the first deafblind student to graduate from college.Full Answer >