Hellen Keller Journey

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In taking a glimpse into the journey of Hellen Keller at the age of seven, it made me remember many of my own childlike emotions. Her story is told from a perspective of being blind. She describes her feelings of being blind as that of a ship in dense fog, shut in by “tangible white darkness”. Feelings of tenseness and anxiousness while groping her way toward the shore. It also presents with wonder and discovery that perhaps would be experienced by any ordinary seven year old. I felt with each description of the day in which she would meet her teacher as if I was there. From the feelings of expectation and anxious activity inside the home to the description of the warm sun on her face to fragrant honeysuckle that filled the air with as

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