Miss sullivan was helen's guide and instructor. she was an ideal teacher. she brought hope, love,knowledge and vision in helen's life. she opened a door through which helen was going to pass from darkness to light . this was anne sullivan's genius,her sympathy,her loving tact that made the first year of helen's education so beautiful.
Miss sullivan was both a teacher and a friend. helen believed that her teacher was so near to her that she could not think of herself apart from her.