The transformation in Helen Keller’s life comes, as a result, of the accomplishment of good literary skills even after having physical impairment and deafness. The author was born blind and deaf, and she receives her transformation and excitement after learning about words and language in the world around her.
The author compares her experience to a person being at sea in a situation of dense fog that surrounds the search for light. Keller describes the experience as the wordless cry of the soul. Sullivan helps Keller in her transformation that explains to her names for the objects she can feel and rescues her to the wordless world.
Sullivan exposes Keller to the English language and her escape. One can experience language through hearing other people talk and viewing what one writes or reading the written material. In her tender age, Keller does not realize that words exist. As the author holds the doll in her hands, she cannot conceptualize the word to describe the object. People without eyesight impairment or deafness take for granted the concept of language unlike Keller that considers the surrounding world as inconceivable. In the story, one realizes humans’ desire on the tools of words and language. The lack of words places a society to appear like Keller, who struggles to escape from the bitterness in life. Keller experiences surprise and marvel one she can speak and understand language.
According to the author, the outlook of language should be one of gratitude as people have the ability of comprehending the marvel of words to better people’s lives and the literacy skills. Communication is a vital part into our world as people talk everyday as the world continues to dish information through mass media and other means. The discovery of language brings Keller tremendous joy and excitement as she learns so9mething new and puts it into use in everyday life.