In at least 600 words, write an essay discussing one of the following themes from The Miracle Worker. In your essay, discuss your choice by responding both to (1)how Gibson presents the theme in The Miracle Worker as well as (2) the message Gibson is trying to present through this theme. You will be expected to refer to quotes in The Miracle Worker as evidence of your interpretations of the play. Remember to document your evidence properly, using MLA format (click here to review the MLA Style Guide).

Choose one of the following themes from The Miracle Worker:

family structure
physical disabilities
You will be graded based on the following:

thesis clearly stated and supported with evidence
each paragraph contains one main idea and supporting details
complete sentences, including compound and complex sentences
introductory paragraph, proper transitions, and appropriate conclusion
use of proper punctuation, spelling, grammar, and sentence construction (commonly called “conventions”), as well as appropriate length.