The essay points
the insensitivity of people with regards to appreciating the things in them and
around them. That some people fail to appreciate things until the time that it
is already gone. That some people only realize the importance of something when
it is already lost. That at the end, people die without even knowing the value
Miss Keller’s blindness
did not forbid her to touch other’s lives and to awaken the sleeping souls of
some. She further emphasizes in the essay the importance of our faculties, our senses,
which the normal people fail to acknowledge. Her blindness was not a hindrance
for her to see the world. In fact as one read the essay it seems like she sees
the world far better than those people who can see. She touch things with great
attitude, an attitude that makes her see even not with her eyes.
In the essay, Miss
Keller showed her longingness to see the world with her own eyes. She had
imagined seeing in three days and presented how she intended to have it. It is
not that she is envying those who could see, for the fact that she accepted her
It is just to show how normal ignore there senses especially their eyes.
That some people fail to recognize that
seeing does not only mean seeing the physical feature of that thing, but also
involves understanding and enjoying what one is viewing. The essay showed an
account of Miss Keller’s love for nature and culture and the arts. She viewed
herself, during that three short days visiting the woods, the theater, walk
through the streets of the city, visit the museum and the different buildings
around her and also experiencing the dawn. She also presented her likeness to see
the people around her primarily those that touched her life and helped her
developed as to who is she.
At the end of
the essay, Miss Keller gave a hint to those who can see and with those who have
complete senses: Make the most of every sense. It is true since no one know when
tomorrow it would already be gone.