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The Incredible Life of Anne Frank - It’s a wonder I haven’t abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.—Anne Frank, July 15th, 1944. Anne Frank was many things: a writer, a storyteller, a witness, and a victim, among them. A fact that many seem to forget is that she was also a human being. In a concentration camp in 1945, Anne held her dying sister Margot in her arms. Her sister died very shortly after that scene; Anne died a few days later....   [tags: Anne Frank Essays] 2429 words
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The Metamorphosis of Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank - The Metamorphosis of Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank        A young girl, Anneliese Marie Frank, receives an empty jar of a diary for her thirteenth birthday, amidst much political strife in her new home country of Netherlands. As a German-born Jew in hiding, Anne will eventually fill her diary with over 2 years of experiences of the Secret Annex. Initially, she makes use of her newfound outlet to exhibit her growing interest to become a writer. The diary, for Anne, acts as her personal confidante before her family goes into hiding, and becomes even more valued to her during their ordeal....   [tags: Diary of Anne Frank Essays]
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Anne Frank Biography And The Short Story Line - Annelies Marie Frank (the full name of Anne Frank) was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Her parents were Otto and Edith Frank. Anne was the second daughter; her sister Margot was three years older. Anne’s father worked at his family’s bank. Her mother's job was to take care of everything at home. Margot and Anne were carefree girls and they had many friends in their neighborhood. However, their parents were worried. Adolf Hitler and his party had made the Jews the scapegoat for all of Germany's social and economic problems....   [tags: Anne Frank ] 807 words
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Essays on the Diary of Anne Frank – The Real Heros - The Diary of Anne Frank – The Real Heros The Diary of Anne Frank could not have been written without the selfless help of Mr. Kraler and Miep, the Dutch office-workers. In extremely hard times, they provided the necessary help for the survival of the eight people hiding out in the attic of a factory. Mr. Kraler often visited the two families in hiding, and made sure that no one found out about them, while Miep Brought them food, books and other things that they requested. They were real world heroes because few people would go through so much even for their friends....   [tags: Diary of Anne Frank Essays] 498 words
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Anne Frank - Anne Frank was born in Germany on June 12, 1929. She lived with her father Otto and mother Edith Frank. Anne's sister, Margo was three years older. Anne loved Margo very much. It was very happy and really good family. The sisters studied in good school and they had Catholic, Protestant and Jewish friend. But in March 1933, the National Socialist party was elected and after that we can see real descrimination. All jews had a spesial sign that they are jewish people. And other people couldn't talk with them at all....   [tags: Diary Anne Frank] 1400 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank Book Review - The Diary of Anne Frank Book Review On June 12, 1929, at 7:30 AM, a baby girl was born in Frankfort, Germany. No one realized that this infant, who was Jewish, was destined to become one of the worlds most famous victims of World War II. Her name was Anne Frank. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank and B.M. Mooyaart, was actually the real diary of Anne Frank. Anne was a girl who lived with her family during the time while the Nazis took power over Germany. Because they were Jewish, Otto, Edith, Margot, and Anne Frank immigrated to Holland in 1933....   [tags: Diary Anne Frank Holocaust Essays Nazis] 1379 words
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Anne Frank - Part 1: June 14, 1942 – July 9, 1942: All these journal entries are written from Anne's home in Amsterdam, Holland. Anne was Jewish, she is very fun and perky, she had just turned thirteen. For her birthday her dad gave her a journal, she writes in it every day and tells it everything that happened throughout the day. She thinks of the journal as her friend so she named it Kitty. The first few entries give a description of her early life. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany, her family had to move to holland to escape Hitler....   [tags: Summary Anne Frank] 1508 words
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank opens the reader’s eyes to the world of a teenage girl living in hiding during World War II. In this dairy, the day-to-day life of young Anne appears along with her hopes, fears, and deepest thoughts. The reader learns how drastically a life changes at any moment. This book serves as evidence of the suffering of the Jews living in Europe in the years of 1942-1944. The reader learns valuable lessons from Anne’s thoughts, beliefs, and emotions throughout her diary....   [tags: Jews, World War 2, Germany, bravery, Otto Frank]
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Review of The Diary of Anne Frank - 1.. Introduction The Diary of Anne Frank might be the most famous personal account of the Holocaust. This was written in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 1942 and 1944. Anne was born in 1929. Anne’s father, Otto, had come from a wealthy background, but his family’s fortune was lost after World War I. The Franks, a Jewish family, moved to the Netherlands in 1933 in order to escape Nazi persecution. Anne received a diary on her thirteenth birthday and expressed hope that it would become her one trusted confidant....   [tags: Holocaust, Nazi, Jews, Gestapo, Miep Gies] 1265 words
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The Play of the Diary of Anne Frank - The Play of the Diary of Anne Frank starts out in the annex in the warehouse in Amsterdam, Holland where Anne Frank and seven others hid out during World War II. It opens with Otto Frank and Miep Gies standing in the annex alone in 1945. Mr. Frank had just come home from the concentration camps, being the one survivor from the annex. After conversing for awhile, Miep hands Mr. Frank Anne’s diary from the days of living in the annex. He starts to read the book, as it slowly flashes back to 1942 when it all began… On an early morning in July of 1942, the Van Daans and Franks meet up for the first time at the annex....   [tags: literary analysis, Amsterdam, Holland]
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The Early Life of Anne Frank - Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany where her family lived at the time. Anne was born Jewish. Her mother, Edith, and her father, Otto, had another daughter, Margot, born in 1926. Shortly after Anne’s birth, the Frank family moved to a stucco duplex in the suburbs of Frankfurt addressed 307 Marbachweg. They lived in the first two floors on the right half. With help from their housekeeper, Kathi Stilgenbauer, Edith took care of her precious, colicky baby with some breathing problems....   [tags: biography, world war I, Germany]
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The Diary of Anne Frank - The name “Anne Frank” is synonymous with hope, optimism, and belief in human good, even in times of relentless evil. Although she only lived to be fifteen, Anne is known and respected throughout the world for the humanistic light her work shed on an infamous time. Born June 12th, 1929, in Germany, she spent her early years in a middle-class Jewish-German family. However, the tranquility of the Frank family and 522,000 other German-Jews’ would be shattered by one of the most nefarious events in history, the Holocaust....   [tags: literary and historical analysis]
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Character Sketch of Anne Frank - “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains” -Anne Frank. On Wednesday, July 8th, 1942, Anne’s father, Otto, got a call from the S. S. for his other daughter, Margot to be sent away to a concentration camp, to become a slave, where the treat them like animals and make them work in unfit conditions. Knowing the truth about the “call up” the Frank’s decided to go into hiding, along with another family, the Van Daans. Anne Frank was a thirteen year-old Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, with Germany under Hitler’s control....   [tags: character analysis] 536 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank - This would happen to be my report on what happened to Anne and her family while World War II was in action once it was converted to a play and a movie format. I'm sure they both these versions are much less graphic than Anne and her family saw it. I just hope Anne feels that they do her story justice. Both the play and film version of The Diary of Anne Frank focus on Anne Frank and her family's experiences in hiding. However, there are some similarities, including how Anne hands out presents to her family members and the other people in the Annex, and some differences, such as Anne and Peter's relationship and, Margot and Peter's relationship....   [tags: Jewish victims of World War II]
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The DIary of Anne Frank - Tranquility fills the dull atmosphere. Not knowing how much water the clouds contain before the downpour starts, we innocently set ourselves up for an endless journey; a journey to find the purpose in life. A droplet of rain trickles down onto the top of your head, following a shower of many more droplets. Lightning flashes and booms of thunder take over the sky. Many are hesitant of whether to continue their journey or hide from this storm; an umbrella can only give so much protection against the rapid winds and stinging raindrops....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Memoir, World History, Nazi]
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Anne Frank and Hello Silberberg - This first chapter of her diary contains the diary entries between June 14, 1942 and June 30, 1942. Anne starts her diary with the hope that she can reveal everything and anything to it, since she has never really been able to confide in anyone. In the first chapter Anne says that on June 12th it was her thirteenth birthday and for her birthday she received this diary. Anne then tells how she was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1929 and in 1933 her family moved to Holland because they were Jewish....   [tags: nazi, holland, jews] 1078 words
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Biography of Anne Frank - Annelies “Anne” Marie Frank was born on June 12 1929 in Frankfurt, Weimar in Germany. She was the daughter of Otto Frank (1889-1980) and Edith Frank Hollander (1900-1945). She also had a sister, named Margot (1926-1945), who was three years older then her. Anne Frank was Jewish and became one of the million victims of the Holocaust. Anne Frank claims her fame by writing a diary Diary of Anne Frank that got published after she died. In that diary she expressed her hopes, fears, feelings and thoughts, she had during the Nazi persecution and World War II....   [tags: germans, nazy, diary]
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The Diary Of Anne Frank By Anne Frank - In 1942, when the Nazi's began to invade their country, the Frank family went into hiding in an attic of a warehouse. The Franks' daughter, Anne, kept a diary through out their horrible ordeal. Minutes before the Frank's were captured in their hiding place after a two-year stay, Anne wrote in her diary the words, 'In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.'; Even though Anne suffered so much her courage and character only grew stronger. Before Anne Frank went into hiding, she led a blissful and joyous life....   [tags: essays research papers] 366 words
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - ... Later Miep grabs her diary and saves it. When Otto Frank comes back from the concentration camp Auschwitz, Miep hands Otto the book. Otto first decides to keep the diary. One day he picked up the diary and started to read it. He saw that Anne’s dream was to publish this diary, so Otto decides to do so. A Dutch university professor helps Otto publish the book. Then finally in June 1947, Het Auchterhuis is published in Amsterdam. Some booksellers were afraid to put it on the display but the book got sold almost immediately (pg....   [tags: film, holocaust] 538 words
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl - As an ordinary Jewish girl who was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, Anne Frank was an incredibly memorable girl due to the publication of her diary. Anne Frank was a liberal Jew; as for she did not follow all the traditions of Judaism. On the fourteenth of August 1944, a group of German uniformed police arrested the Frank family and was sent into The House of Detention, transitioned into the Westerbork Transit Camp and then to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In July 1945, after the Red Cross confirmed the death of the Frank sisters, Otto Frank passed Anne’s diary to historians who made continuous attempts to publish it....   [tags: jewish girl, diary]
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - ... Unfortunately, Anne was unable to make up the relationship with her mother before Auschwitz. In the Secret Annex, seven other people live with Anne Frank. Besides her family, Anne has relationship problems with two of the guests in the house: Mr. Dussel and Mrs. Van Dan, two of the most eccentric characters in Anne’s diary. First off, Albert Dussel—he entered the Annex later than the Van Daans and Franks and was the last person who came to stay in the hiding place. Mr. Dussel previously was a dentist and now shares a room with a thirteen-year-old, Anne Frank....   [tags: relationships and teenagers] 856 words
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Comparison between Maus & Anne Frank - What if you were a holocaust survivor and asked to describe your catastrophic experience. What part of the event would you begin with, the struggle, the death of innocent Jews, or the cruel witnessed. When survivors are questioned about their experience they shiver from head to toe, recalling what they have been through. Therefore, they use substitutes such as books and diaries to expose these catastrophic events internationally. Books such as Maus, A survivor’s tale by Art Spiegelman, and Anne Frank by Ann Kramer....   [tags: Literature, Holocaust] 1040 words
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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - Today, I am going to discuss the bestselling, fictional novel, The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. In her book, Annelise Marie – better known as Anne Frank, documents her experiences during the Holocaust and World War II (WWII). Readers are better able to get a feel for the suspense going on and emotion that Jews experienced, through a teenage mind. Anne Frank was only about 13 when she began writing about her book and 14 during hiding. She talks about the dangers of outside, bombings, shootings, and air raids of foreign enemies, as well as the “call ups” by Gestapo and the capture of her fellow acquaintances (including their experiences in the brutal concentration camps)....   [tags: The Diary of a Young Girl]
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A Look Inside the Mind of Anne Frank - Anne Frank was a young girl living in what was considered one of the darkest moments in recent history, the holocaust. Her diary, which was given to her as a gift, was started on June 12, 1942, her last entry in it was on august 1, 1944, which was when the annex was discovered, and she was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. She lived in an annex in an old warehouse with her family and several other people. Throughout the time spent in the annex, Anne wrote about the life that she lived, the emotions that she went through, and the difficulties of hiding from the Gestapos....   [tags: WWII Holocaust stories, Holland]
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Analysis of Anne Frank and Pride and Prejudice - ... Unplanned Anne and Peter Van Daan formed a friendship tinged with romantic desires. In the beginning Anne thought of Peter as lazy; weak character. He was also shy and awkward, hardly a person worth her notice. But a year and a half later in the hiding, Anne starts to notice his longing for her. Soon she develops a crush on him, and decides that he is very sweet and desperately in need of affection, which she tries to give. He becomes the ideal object in her life, that gives her something to look forward to; something that gives her hope.” Whenever I go upstairs, it's always so I can see “him”....   [tags: meddling, sexuality, identity, privacy] 515 words
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Anne Frank's Belief in Good Hearts - Anne Frank said,” Despite everything I believe that people are really good at heart.” She thought that even the people who started the holocaust and forced her family and friends into hiding were really not bad at heart but that they were good. I disagree with her statement, I think that some people are good at heart and some people are just bad at heart. I disagree with Anne’s statement because history will repeat itself like it always does. All it needs to repeat itself is one person or group of people that are prejudice against another type of people and have power and influence over other people to make them follow in their ways like what Hitler did....   [tags: holocaust, prejudice, religion]
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Anne Frank: Exemplary Human Being - As peaceful and optimistic as Gandhi yet as free spirited as Shirley Temple, Anne Frank proves to be an exemplary human being through her brutal outbursts that seem like nothing but the truth, and her positive spin on her challenges. She is not of impeccable character in the sense that she always does the right thing, but by not giving up on humanity and by not being afraid to love rather than easily hate people. Though she has gone through an unimaginable amount of suffering, she still believes that people are truly good regardless of the fact that she and her ethnic group were victims of a genocide executed by none other than her neighbors and fellow Germans....   [tags: victims of the Holocaust] 527 words
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The Diary Of Anne Frank - Book - The Diary of Anne Frank is about a girl that kept a diary while hiding from Nazi’s in Amsterdam for two years. The diary ends when the Nazi’s found her and her family. Her whole family was killed in exception for her father. She was given the journal on her thirteenth birthday. She simply summarized her life for two years in this phenomenal journal. This journal was found after she was killed. The book was published in 1947. Twenty-five million copies were sold and it was written in fifty-four languages....   [tags: essays research papers] 1038 words
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Themes in The Diary of Anne Frank - Themes in The Diary of Anne Frank "Anne Frank" is a diary written by a teenage girl during the Nazi Occupation in World War Two. The story starts when Anne Frank receives a diary as a 13th birthday present, from her father, Otto Frank. There are a several themes of this diary, it deals with the problems of growing up, and the affects war has on her life and love. As it is a diary it expresses these themes in a very personal way. The story is mainly set in Amsterdam during the Nazi Occupation in World War Two where at first life is good and all is well for Anne and her family, it then moves on to things worsening for the Franks and other Jewish families as the Nazi i...   [tags: Papers Jews anti-Semitism Nazi Essays] 782 words
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The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank - The Message in The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank  In Bettelheim's essay, The Ignored Lessons of Anne Frank, he criticizes Anne Frank's father because of the way he had his whole family hiding out in the attic of one family. Bettelheim claims he is not criticizing Mr. Frank, he just wants his readers to reexamine the way we read history. In his essay, Bettelheim concinced me that we, as readers should look again at the text and realize all the possibilities that the Franks had. In the essay, the author points out that most of the other Jewish families who did decide to go into hiding did so separately, so if one family member were to get caught, the others still might have a chance....   [tags: Free Essays Online] 592 words
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The Diary of an Anne Frank - The Diary of an Anne Frank The events recounted in Anne Frank’s Diary took place during World War 11. By 1933, the strongest party in Germany had gained ultimate power with Hitler under their command. Hitler was Germany’s dictator who spread his gospel of racial hatred through politics. While poverty and unemployment were at an all time high he launched a campaign of anti-Semitism. Hitler’s main target was the Jews, claiming that they were “racially inferior.” He developed an idea of a Master Aryan Race, the need to rid Germany of “inferior people”, such as Jews and Gypsies, and the need to expand Germany’s borders....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1501 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank - The Diary of Anne Frank The setting for The Diary of Anne Frank is in a “Secret Annexe” in Amsterdam, Holland. Anne and her family are not the only people that are hiding in the “Secret Annexe,” the Van Daans live with them also. Anne draws a map in the book to show you a layout of the “Secret Annexe.” It’s pretty large, although with eight people living there, it’s quite crowded. The plot for the story was for Anne and her family to hide from the Germans until the war was over. Hiding was hard for the Franks and Van Daans since they had to be extremely quiet when using things and living in the “Secret Annexe.” Those families hid there for 25 months....   [tags: Papers] 369 words
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Anne Frank and Frederick Dougalss - Anne Frank and Frederick Douglass Everyone has hope in something whether it is possible or seemingly impossible. Anne Frank and Frederick Douglass, among many differences and similarities, both had hope in something others may not have believed to be possible. They never gave up their hope that they so desperately clung to when they were in bondage.      Anne Frank and Frederick Douglass were both held in bondage, each in a different way. Frank was kept from the public eye for fear she would be caught and killed by the Germans....   [tags: essays research papers] 603 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank: A Movie Everyone Should Watch - World War II is one the most significant events in the entire human history, and it has an enormous influence to the world until today. People’s life had been changed a lot during World War II, and that provided a lot good topic for literary works. There were lots of movies and books were talking about the holocausts and the fighting in battle. From these great works, people can learn and understand more about World War II. The Diary of Anne Frank, a movie about lives of a group of hiding Jews due to Holocaust, it not only showed the cruelty of Nazi, but also showed the emotion changes of a teenage girl....   [tags: History, WWII, Holocaust, education]
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The Diary of Anne Frank - The Diary of Anne Frank In this project, I will be comparing the life of Anne Frank to mine. Firstly, I will give a brief timeline of the main events that took place in her lifetime. Then I will begin to compare the various aspects of her life to mine. Finally, I will draw up a conclusion. Annelies Marie Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, just 60 years before I was, 1929. During the first three years of her life, The Great Depression happened. The National Socialist Party began to gain support....   [tags: English Literature] 853 words
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Anne Frank: The Greatest Diarist in European History - The name “Anne Frank” is synonymous with young hope, optimism, and prospects for a better life, even in times of peril and relentless evil. Although she only lived to be fifteen, Frank and her work are known and respected widely throughout the world for the humanistic light they shed on a time of such infamy and anguish. Born June 12th, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Anne Frank spent her early years living the life of any other girl her age in a middle-class Jewish-German family. However, the tranquility of the Frank family and 522,000 others’ in her same situation would soon be shattered by one of the most nefarious events in all of Europe’s history, the Holocaust....   [tags: Holocaust, WWII, Holland]
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The Story of Anne Frank - The Story of Anne Frank Learning about the Holocaust can be extremely difficult due to the massive amount of information it entails. In addition, the Holocaust was a tragic event on so massive a scale it is hard to emotionally comprehend. Comparison is a common way of better understanding and exploring unknown topics. One further step is to bring the topic to a personal level, so one can actually relate known concepts and individual ideas to any new aspects. In other words, an individual in today’s society will receive a deeper and more thorough understanding of the Holocaust if able to compare with an individual living during the Holocaust....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Story of Anne Frank - The Story of Anne Frank Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father, Otto Frank, was a respected businessman and a solid member of the city's Jewish community--he could trace his family in the city's archives all the way back to the seventeenth century....   [tags: Papers] 585 words
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Survival in the Stories of Anne Frank and Gerda Weissman Klein - ... She survived by studying, and she hide her feelings and outrages in her studies. Anne Frank and company were eventually caught and sent to a concentration camp where all but her father died. Gerda Weissman Klein’s story of survival has some very striking similarities to the story of Anne Frank. She lived in Poland before the Nazi occupation. Both her brother and father were deported to a concentration camp in 1942. She and her mother were forced into hiding in their basement, where they were later found and forced onto trucks that took them to two separate concentration camps....   [tags: holocaust, strength, history, courage] 1130 words
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The Short Life of Anne Frank by Gerrit Netten - ... We see him interact with the ‘enemy’, an eight year old Jewish boy, who is confined to a life living behind a barbed wire fence, being forced to work amongst the others in captivity. As a way to introduce the audience, we initially see Bruno, the idyllic eight-year old boy entering a small courtyard filled with what would seem like untroubled citizens of Germany. Herman’s choice of soft focus that we see within the opening chapters (See [Fig.4]) creates a lighter mood and definitely contributes to the idea of German life appearing ‘seamless’, even though the audience is denied the truth of the revulsions that are actually in place during that time....   [tags: documentary, dramatization, real life]
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diary of anne frank - *New Buddy* The book I read is called The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank The book is a true story about a thirteen year old girl who receives a diary on her thirteenth birthday. The book is a short autobiography In her diary Anne tells Kitty (her pretend friend) everything that happens in her life. The interesting factor in the book is that the time of Anne’s preteen years is the time of the rise of Hitler who oppressed the Jews. Anne’s family is forced into hiding into a secret apartment on top of a factory store in which one of the Frank’s friends works....   [tags: essays research papers] 478 words
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Diary Of Anne Frank - The Dairy of a Young Girl The autobiography I read "The Dairy of a Young Girl" written by Anne Frank" is about a young girl who suffered a lot in the Holocaust. Anne Frank kept a diary, which made her a very well known teenagers. She has inspired people from all over the world. Her writings explain the true feeling of being in the World War II. She kept her dairy from June 12,1942 and ended when it was discovered in August 1944. On her 13th birthday on June 12, 1942 Anne received a diary from her parents, Otto and Edith Frank....   [tags: essays research papers] 467 words
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Anne Frank Remembered: Review - Anne Frank Remembered: Review Anne Frank Remembered is the autobiography of Miep Gies, the woman who helped the Frank family survive during their two years in hiding. Her book is a primary source or first hand account of the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi occupied Holland during the second world war. It is also the first hand account of the hiding of Jews such as the Frank family, the Van Daan family, and Dr. Albert Dussel during this time. In regard to the book's autobiographical format, the author, Miep Gies, does not present the reader with a clear thesis statement....   [tags: essays research papers] 1119 words
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Diary Of Anne Frank - 1.The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank2.The setting of this book is an attic of a building in Amsterdam during the time period of 1942 to 1944.3.The historical period of this book is World War II.4.Anne Frank was a young girl who is the author of this popular diary. She was thought of by others as conceited but didn't think so herself. She was in love with Peter Van Daan in the attic.Margot Frank was the older sister of Anne who was considered smarter and more adultlike than younger sister. Margot was also jealous of Anne because of Anne's relationship with Peter.Mr.Frank was Anne's father who was kind, forgiving and a very good father.He cared for every Jew in the world for they were all...   [tags: essays research papers] 527 words
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Bruno Bettelheim's Criticism of The Frank Family - In the essay "The Ignored Lesson of Anne Frank," the author Bruno Bettelheim, distributes a different point of view on the Frank family. Bruno Bettelheim came to the United States in 1939 after spending a year in the concentration camps in Buchenwald and Dachau. He then spent the rest of his career working at the University of Chicago. Although in his essay Bruno Bettelheim says his intention is not to put down the Frank family, the majority of his essay shows him criticizing the Franks. Bettelheim states that the Frank family did not plan and prepare properly....   [tags: Anne Frank Jewish ] 1449 words
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Anne Frank - Anne Frank In 1933, the Nazis began to execute their plan to round up all the Jews within Europe and relocating them into concentration camps. There, they would be executed or forced to labor until death. In 1942, when the Nazis began to invade their country, the Frank family, who were Jewish, went into hiding in an attic of a warehouse and office building. The Franks' daughter, Anne, kept a diary throughout their entire stay in the so-called "Secret Annexe." Although all the members of the Frank family, except Mr....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 624 words
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Anne Frank - Anne Frank was a German-Jewish diarist. She was known for the diary she wrote while hiding from anti-Jewish persecution in Amsterdam during World War II. Her diary describes with wisdom and humor the two difficult years she spent in seclusion before her tragic death at the age of 15. Since it was first published in 1947, her diary has appeared in more than 50 languages. Perhaps more than any other figure, Anne Frank gave a human face to the victims of the Holocaust. Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany....   [tags: essays research papers] 512 words
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anne frank - DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Living in the peaceful land of Holland during the 1940's could never prepare the characters in this story for the devastation that was about to unfold. At first this story starts with Anne in a happy environment. Then things take a turn for the worst. This story has many settings over a long period of time, from 1939 to 1945 the war lasted. Through that time the story goes from Holland to a concentration camp then to another concentration camp. The story is told from the perspective of a young girl named Anne Frank....   [tags: essays research papers] 732 words
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Anne Frank. - Anne Frank The diary of a young girl Anne was a 13 years Jewish girl that lived in Neatherlands in the time world war 2 was taking place; with a bad temper, it helped work with what she wanted. That’s why she didn’t get on well with her sister, her mother, and everybody else. The only different one was her dad, he understood what was happening to her, ( puberty), and helped her with everything she wanted. On her birthday she received a diary, Anne named it Kitty, and Kitty was her best friend ever since....   [tags: essays research papers] 574 words
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Anne Frank - On June 12, 1929, at 7:30 A.M. a baby girl was born in Frankfurt, Germany. No one realized that this infant, who was Jewish, was destined to become one of the world’s most famous victims of World War II. Her name was Anne Frank, and her parents were Edith Frank Hollandar and Otto Frank. She had one sister, Margot, who was three years older than she was. Anne led a happy and normal childhood, and on her 13th birthday she received a diary from her parents. It became special to her as years went by....   [tags: essays research papers] 1278 words
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Anne Frank - Jews have perished because of their beliefs since the beginning of time but never have so many Jews been persecuted worldwide as they were in World War II. Anne Frank’s diary reaches a place within all of our hearts because it reminds us how easily the innocents can suffer. Sometimes we may choose to close our eyes or look the other way when unjustifiable things happen in our society and Anne’s tale reminds us that ignorance, in part, claimed her life. Sadly, her story is but one of many of those who died in the Holocaust and as with other Jews, her fate was determined by the country she lived in, her sex and her age....   [tags: essays research papers] 1497 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank - The Diary of Mrs. Frank D-day 1944, I feel terrible. I don ‘t know what I was thinking, trying to kick Mr. and Mrs. Van Daan out of our hiding place. My family has never seen me like this. I must’ve forgotten to tell you what happened. Well, let me tell you. We were all sleeping when I opened my eyes, and saw Mr. Van Daan stealing bread. I immediately woke up everyone, by screaming and shouting at him. My husband had to hold me away from Mr. Van Daan, or else I would’ve hit him with my fist....   [tags: essays research papers] 363 words
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Big Simbol of the Holocaust: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - ... Were written during her two years of hiding (Schwartzstien). She even says she wants to become a journalist (Frank 197). In the summer of 1943 she starts to write some short stories, and she would share some of them with the other members in the secret annex. “A few weeks ago I started writing a story, something I made up from beginning to end, and I've enjoyed it so much that the products of my pen are piling up.” (Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl). She also starts a book that she calls “book of beautiful sentences”, a book with some of her favorite sentences from other peoples works....   [tags: writing, hobbies, hiding] 776 words
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Anne Frank: I Believe People Are Really Good at Heart - I Believe … In my English class we were learning about Anne Frank and her life during the Holocaust. During the Holocaust, many people, mostly Jews lost their lives; Anne was one of the 6 million Jews who died. Before her family and everyone else were taken to concentration camps Anne liked writing in her diary. After the war Anne father the only one in their family that survived received Anne’s diary from Miep, the caretaker of the families while they were hiding. One of the most eye catching quotes of Anne’s was” I believe people are really good at heart”, I believe Anne when she says that....   [tags: holocaust, hidden, help]
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Actions of Necessity during the Holocaust - During times of peril, people will do anything to survive. In Elie Wiesel’s Night and in Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett’s play of The Diary of Anne Frank, the characters Eliezer and Anne Frank respectively face the horrors of the Holocaust, watching as seemingly good natured people show their true faces, stealing, murdering and fighting to be able to survive. When supplies are low, people steal from those that already have small amounts for their own benefit. In the beginning, Mr.Van Daan did not seem to express selfishness in the Diary of Anne Frank, approving Dussel to live with them when asked, saying that there ‘“was no reason for you to consult [me]… you have the right to do exact...   [tags: Holocaust, Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel, ] 617 words
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Personal Experience: Best Role Models for Life - An inspirational role model is one of the key elements that help shaped us into who we are today. For years, I have kept a list of “Best Role Models for Life”. My parents, Anne Frank, Helen Keller, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Nick Vujicic, Walt Disney, and many other people are on the list. From time to time I read books and articles about my role models to remind myself how to be a better person. There are thousands of studies focused on people like Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr., but I would like to share one of my favorite role models - Nick Vujicic....   [tags: parents, anne frank, helen keller] 1255 words
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Eight Jews Hide from the Nazis in the Play, Secret Annex in the Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett - ... Frank was having a party to welcome Mr. Dussel (Goodrich and Hackett, Pg. 504). Mr. Frank knew that they don’t have a lot of food, but he still used the drink he saved to celebrate end of the war to celebrate Dussel’s coming. Mr. Frank also knew that one more person means one more mouth and less room, but he gladly accept Dussel. Obviously, Mr. Frank has shown this kind and welcome personality throughout the play. Along with showing welcome, helpful is also an excellent trait that Mr. Frank process, since he always helps other people....   [tags: attic, hitler, extermination]
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Hope Grows and Never Fades - “Our horse chestnut [tree] is in full bloom, thickly covered with leaves and much more beautiful than last year.” Anne Frank, 13 May 1944 Hope Grows and Never Fades Anne Frank is a famous author of a book she wrote while she was hiding during World War Two. There was a tree that stood in her neighbor’s garden and she frequently looked at it (Frank 233, 158, 209, 213). The tree gave Anne Frank Hope (Anne Frank Sapling Planted on Capitol Hill). They both shared some time together while a very important and tragic event was going on in the world (Anne Frank Tree)....   [tags: Anne Frank, Nazi Germany, Jews, World History]
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Coming of Age in a Wartime Environment - Growing up in a wartime environment affects the identities, confidence and adolescence process for many people. In the books, The Diary of A Young Girl, Farewell to Manzanar, and Night, World War II accelerates Anne’s, Jeanne’s and Elie’s precious maturity and coming of age process. World War II, the Nazis and their identity of being Jewish forces Anne and Elie to grow up and mature much sooner than expected. For Jeanne Wakatsuki, World War II have a negative impact on Jeanne’s confidence and she starts to lose respect towards her Japanese heritage....   [tags: Jeanne Wakatsuki, Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel] 866 words
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Anna Frank and The Holocaust - ... Then the elderly and children were divided out. Those people, the ones who couldn't work, were sent to the gad chambers to be killed.It wasn't long before Anne and Margot contacted Scabbies, a contagious disease that slowly eats away at the skin infected. Once it was apparent that they were sick, Anne and Margot were sent to Bergen-Belsen. Mrs. Frank was left alone at Aushowitz. She died soon after. To put it simply, she was strucken with grief. Bergen-Belsen also housed Anne's friend from before the war....   [tags: margot, Aushowitz camp] 803 words
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