Heda lived a difficult live with great loss, but through it all, she was able to stay strong and stay alive, despite her frequent suicidal thoughts. The novel shows how the people, particularly the tortured Jewish people and people involved with the effects of the conspiring government, perceived all that was happening. Under a Cruel Star is a touching novel that is able to explain how one particular Jewish woman overcame all of her hardships during the brutal wars of the mid-twentieth century in Prague.
Each part of the diary helps me understand the terrible hardships that she faced and how she overcame her problems. Even though she was young, she still had a very effective style of writing to inform her readers. This book shows us the ignorance of what Hitler caused thinking that one race is “racially inferior” to another. The Diary of Anne Frank is a superb book to read to find out about the struggle and hardships that that the Jews had to face during World War 11. It showed me that even the Nazis could not diminish the hope and happiness of a fourteen-year-old girl named Anne Frank.
She has given many readers hope mostly through her famous quotes, one of them being. “Think of the beauty still left around you and be happy,” found in her book, The Diary of a Young Girl. To elaborate, Anne Frank is trying to say that you shouldn't always think about the negatives in your life when you could be thinking positively, which should give you hope to start and end your day. Eleanor Roosevelt states in her introduction “Anne's diary makes poignantly clear the ultimate shining nobility of that spirit. Despite the horror and humiliation of their daily lives, these people never gave up.” This quote is showing that despite of your struggle you shouldn't give up because if a young girl was able to keep her hopes up through bitter times, anyone can if they try.
The tales of persecuted Jews fill the Annex and become recorded in Anne’s diary. Anne expresses her loneliness to Kitty an... ... middle of paper ... ...ches readers the important virtues of determination, hard-work and perseverance. Anne explains everyday situations along with important life lessons learned from the Secret Annex. Due to Otto Frank fulfilling his child’s dream of her diary published, the world now sees into the hard years of 1942-1944 for the Jews. Works Cited "Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl, The Definitive Edition."
A young girl forced to spend her teenage years in hiding due to the barbarity of the Holocaust has more in common with a current American teenage than some people know. Yes, the circumstances in today’s world do not merely relate to the horrid times of the Holocaust but, the adolescents in both time periods still express the difficulties of finding themselves, as well as, building themselves to the person they want to become. Obviously, Anne Frank is a different person because of what she went through during Hitler’s dictatorship. People worldwide are still reading the remarkable Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl, because her own innocent words are written revealing how ordinary she truly was. Anne is comfortably capable of partaking in an eighth grade school classroom.
Likewise, Anne Frank knew that no matter what, tomorrow is always better than today in spite of everything going on. Jews, the main victims of the Holocaust, were mostly passive resistant, for example, a renowned victim named Anne Frank fought the war by, writing in her diary, coupled with hiding. By doing so, she maintained hope, while in a very gruesome and dark war. While still in an evil shadow she still saw the beauty of the world: “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Her
During her terrible life, she becomes more conscious to the god when other people concerned with his or her own interest and cynical towards the god. Etty Hillesum was a young Jewish woman who lived in a Amsterdam when she started her diary in 1941 and who died two years later as one of the victim of the holocaust during the Nazi occupation. She had a very strong influence on the spirituality in the western culture. Through her journey, which she had covered in her diary, create a positive effect on most of the people who read their diary. Throughout her journey, she had full faith in god to whom she believed that god help the people in their difficult time as god helped in salving the evil that Nazi set on the earth.
Granny Weatherall was a women who was jilted. Her character knows quite a bit about both rejection and love. It appears that even in rejection, this women still became a women by being loving and being loved. She still holds on to those bad times as well as the good. Evidence of that in the story is that she has letters, “All of those letters- George’s and John’s letters and her letters to them both.”(Porter, 265) Granny seems to be bitter about somethings, but not about the life and love she had with her husband.
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. Eventually, in 1944, Anne will hear of an opportunity for her work to be published after the war, and sets out to revise her entries.
In the novella Of Mice and Men, wrote by John Steinbeck, the ideas of isolation come through the time of the Great Depression. People are constantly moving around and could not stay long enough to establish roots with other people. Which causes people to have no connections or friends. Curley’s wife, Crooks, and George all show signs of loneliness and isolation. Isolation in The Great Depression is a message described throughout the book.