Helen learns about love

Helen Learns About Love

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter VI passage: While she was born with the ability to see and hear, Helen Keller lost both senses after an illness when she was a very small child. In this passage from her autobiography published in 1903, Helen tells of her struggle to understand abstract ideas, in this case, love. Students will read the passage and answer questions on figurative language and the main idea.