A Sense Of Identity In Barbara Keller's Life Story

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In her life story, Keller broke her new doll that she received on purpose. Which made her feel superior now, but did not realize what the doll truly symbolized. The shattering of the doll made Keller feel sadden for she knew that every person has a name, making her feel like she destroyed something that she made feel unwanted. All what Miss Sullivan was teaching Keller was that the doll had a name. Without their name, they were only items that no one bothered to name. Everything has a name which is what gives the items purpose of being alive. The purpose of naming people, for example, is giving them a sense of identity. Identity is what shapes an individual for every name gives a different meaning. Such as my name, Ashley, is derived from nature.
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