Helen must come out of her intellectual darkness.
Annie says, "Helen, the chick has to come out of its shell sometime. You come out too." What does she mean?
defeated, weary, inadequate.
When Annie says, "This is a mug. Mug. M, u, g. Helen, it has a name," she is feeling (3 things)
Almost two weeks.
At the beginning of Act III, how long has it been since Kate has seen her daughter?
Her hair and clothes are clean.
How has Helen's behavior changed by the beginning of Act III?
His resentment toward his stepmother.
In Act III, Scene 1, when James goes to Kate, what conflict is resolved?
delighted with her progress, sees a young lady with manners, and is ready to take Helen home.
When Kate sees Helen at the garden house, she is (3 things)
What does Annie ask Kate for?
realize the importance of language, put aside her personal desires, and finger spell their conversation.
Annie makes Kate (3 things)
She will return to her "old ways".
What does Annie fear will happen when Helen returns home?
Do Captain Keller and Kate honor Annie's new request?
Keller's question, "What's it to you?," and Annie kisses Helen's forehead.
What hints do we have that love, not money, is Annie's motivation to teach Helen?
Kate does not see the power of the word.
Gibson says, "Annie stands unmoving while Kate in a blind walk carries Helen like a baby behind the main house, out of view." Why does he use the word "blind"?
She doesn't feel she deserves it.
How does Annie feel about receiving her first paycheck?
To what does Annie ironically compare Helen?
Captain Keller has newfound respect for Annie, Annie has told Keller the importance of saying no.
By the end of Act II, Scene 2, what 2 things have happened?
It is his way of showing support to Annie.
Why does James choose the Biblical passage about Jacob for grace?
Dropping the napkin is
sides with Helen, becomes Annie's antagonist, and wants to overlook (ignore) and indulge.
In Act III, Scene 3, when Helen again tests Annie, Kate (3 things)
flinging her fork.
Helen responds to indulgence by
James stands up to him.
What happens when Captain Keller goes after Annie to stop her from disciplining Helen?
Annie has unlocked Helen's mind, and Helen is putting her trust in Annie.
Why are the keys important in the last scene? (2 things)
They suggest Annie's guilt about being unable to protect her brother.
In several scenes of the play, the lights dim, and Annie hears voices. What do all of these scenes have in common?