She once said, “Despite everything I still believe people are truly good at heart.” Her diary, which she kept while her family was in hiding from the Nazis, shows the triumph of her spirit over the evil in the world even through the pain of adolescence. The Franks and Van Dans were hiding and they suffered many hardships, mentally and physically. Many people in Anne’s situation would have become bitter and resentful, but Anne never would despair. Unlike Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel who accepts the fact that their race is causing them to suffer, Jeanne Wakatsuki in Farewell to Manzanar divulge that she often feels very intolerable and inhibited about her race. During and after World War II, there’s a very... ... middle of paper ... ...mp Elie Wiesel named his story Night, as the motif of the memoir is also “night”.
Articles Discussing the Diary of Anne Frank The article, “One Girl’s Diary Opened the World’s Eyes,” which was written by Pam Becker, is divided into three significant topics. These topics not only discuss how Anne Frank’s diary changed the world, but also the history behind the diary and why the audience should take the time to read the diary. Becker first describes how the diary has made an impact to its audience as it provided a perspective of a young girl whose family was in hiding from the Nazis until they were arrested in 1944. She includes several quotes in her article from renowned book editor, Judith Jones such as: "I think that nobody had grasped" what happened, she says. "I just think the idea of destroying a whole race of people
It wasn't until we were on our way that I learned where we were going.” ( Hackett, 104). Anne realizes that her rights are depleting and they have to go. She explains what was happening such as having to wear stars and how she couldn't do this or that, yet how the kids always found a way to have fun. “...If you should find this diary, will you please keep it safe for me, because some day i hope… In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” (Hackett, 186 & 187). This clearly shows that Anne wants someone to find her diary and keep it safe so it could one day be shared with the world and tell people her story.
She also explains the relationship she experienced from her first and second husband and the responsibilities she faced as a trader. Gluckel’s memoir are arranged to describe her life in seven books. The first four books describe her mourning of her fir... ... middle of paper ... ...le to live as full citizens in the city and many were placed in subordinate status. The memoir of Gluckel of Hameln is an irreplaceable source of information for historians because it gives the understanding of Jewish life. The Jews faced lots of challenges and the memoirs reveal life and death matters that constituted the Jewish life.
After the invasion the Frank family went into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” with the help of Mr. Franks colleagues. This is where her two-year journey of fear begins for Anne. I am sure that such repression and fear of life would make almost any teenager completely depressed and miserable. However, Anne managed to keep her hope for a better tomorrow and man... ... middle of paper ... ...heerfulness attitude. One person recalls, “ She was very pallid at first, but there was something so intensely attractive about her frailty and her expressive face.” Despite what was going on around her, she tried to keep a joyful attitude at Westerbork.
Gestapos were the Nazi secret police who were most widely known for tracking down Jewish people who were in hiding. Anne Frank gives an insight to the lifestyle of Jewish families in hiding and the mindset of an adolescent girl trapped in difficult position that threatened everything that she knew and everything that she loved. Adolescents crave freedom and those who do not have freedom can feel more stressed. Germany during World War 2 was an extremely dangerous place to live and even though many Jewish families attempted to escape Germany’s Anti-Semitism, they were still trapped due to many countries putting a stop to immigration because they were not willing to take in any more Jewish immigrants. Anne’s family lived in the Netherlands.
How a young girl’s world can change in a short time, and all of a sudden everything changes. This diary puts you into the shoes of Anne Frank that take you through her everyday life, German occupied Holland amidst the beginning of one of mankind’s biggest wars, World War II. The events that she experienced throughout the story lets you see Anne go through many emotions and changes, that at the end give the reader a greater understanding of the world around her. Characters The main protagonist of this autobiography is the author, Anne Frank, a jewish teenage girl living in hiding in Amsterdam with her family to avoid persecution from the Nazis. At the beginning of her diary, she is a young teenage girl just like any other during that period of time.
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. The process of publishing the book and producing the film were put in a lot of effort. The diary of Anne Frank was discovered by Miep Gies in Mr. and Mrs. Franks’ bedroom, and she risked her life to keep the diary and some papers with Anne’s handwriting (Gies 173). After the war, Miep gave Anne’s diary back to Anne’s father, Otto Frank. Anne had revised her diary for several times, and Otto Frank published her diary with few changes in 1947.
We build our own importance in life by deeply caring about something that we choose and putting all of our effort into developing or accomplishing this. The relationship between June and her mother, Suyuan, is far from flawless, yet has the foundation of love that can never be destroyed. There are many misunderstandings between these two women that are unfortunately left unresolved until after Suyuan's death. Amy Tan uses this relationship and all of its complications to teach the readers important themes about life. Ultimately, love between this mother and daughter prevails through all conflict, and even beyond Suyuan's death, when her long-cherished wish of uniting her daughters is fulfilled.
Lastly, before I purchased the book I read the brief summary on the back cover. The description gave some background of the little girl and then I saw the name Lola, so I knew this was a biography about one of the authors and her experience during the Holocaust and how she managed to survive. When I started reading the book I realized that many of the descriptions given about places and activities during the war were similar to the other Holocaust books that I had read in the past. I had a general idea of how many Jews lived during the war and how they had to give up many of the luxuries that they had before the war. For example, the passage: “I share a bedroom in the back with my parents.