Anagnos is the director of the Perkins Institute for the Blind. In the play, Anagnos is Annie Sullivan’s teacher. He has known her since she was a child, and worked closely with her to teach her how to read and write. He’s also instrumental in raising the funds to pay for the operations she undergoes, which allow her to see clearly for the first time in her life.
Anagnos Quotes in The Miracle Worker
The The Miracle Worker quotes below are all either spoken by Anagnos or refer to Anagnos. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Scribner edition of The Miracle Worker published in 2008.).
Anagnos Character Timeline in The Miracle Worker
The timeline below shows where the character Anagnos appears in The Miracle Worker. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...designed for teaching the blind. Annie Sullivan, aged twenty, is sitting with her eyes closed. Anagnos addresses Annie, explaining that Annie’s position as a governess for the Keller family will be... (full context)