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The Miracle Worker | Study Guide

William Gibson

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Overview

Author

William Gibson

First Performed

1959

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

American author and educator Helen Keller (1880–1968) was rendered blind, deaf, and unable to communicate as a child as a result of an infant illness. The miracle worker of the title is Annie Sullivan (1866–1936), a determined, nearly blind northern schoolgirl who teaches Helen to communicate, miraculously breaking through the walls of her dark, silent prison.

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