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Helen Keller's Purpose

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The Story of my Life, Helen Keller, 1905

Keller, Helen. "Chapter I." The Story of My Life. New York City: DOUBLEDAY, PAGE, 1905. N. pag. UPenn Digital Library. Web. 16 Sept. 2016.

What is Helen Keller's PRIMARY purpose in lines 11-16?

A

To emphasize her ordinary development to that point.

B

To boast about her above average development as a baby.

C

To remind the audience that she is intelligent and quick to learn.

D

To draw a parallel between her young self and her present self, and her tendency to mimic others.

E

To indicate that the author's speaking abilities have remained strong despite her illness.