They were discovered in 1944 and arrested. Anne was sent to a concentration camp, where she died the following year. Her famous diary of the two years she spent in hiding was later found in the room where she and her family had lived. Anne’s father, Otto, had taken the family to Amsterdam, where he had established a small food products business. When Germany invaded The Netherlands in 1940, the Franks once again became subject to escalating anti-Semitic persecution.
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.
Translated into over 67 languages with over 30 million copies sold, The Diary of a Young Girl, is one of the most well-known books of all time. Written by a young girl who suffered through the harsh circumstances of the holocaust, Anne Frank. She wasn't a survivor physically but is a survivor spiritually and mentally. But why do we read it? We read Anne Frank to show and to give an example of how life was in hiding for many Jews during the Holocaust, to get a first person witness to personalize the holocaust in a different perspective than history books.
She details a first-hand account of the difficult times she endured during a horrible period of time for the Jewish people in Prague. Through the narrative, it brings to life how terrible the conditions were, and how poorly the people were treated based solely on their surname or religion. Under a Cruel Star, a memoir written by Heda, shows how one Jewish woman from Prague was able to cope with trauma during such a difficult time in the world. Heda grew up in Prague with her family until her early twenties when she was forced to enter a concentration camp. She said, “If every beginning is hard, the beginning of hardship is the hardest” (p. 7).
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.
Her determination showed the world how much of a hero she has become. Anne Frank has been hiding from the Nazis for about 25 moths during the Holocaust trying to stay alive. "Anne Frank's voice becomes the voice of six million vanished Jewish souls" (Diary). This shows how Anne is an important girl to the world and proves that she should be respected as one of the deaths due to the Nazis. Her voice will always be known as the girl from the Salemian 2 Holocaust that tried her best to stay alive and wanted to live a... ... middle of paper ... ... million Jewish souls that have died through the Holocaust.
Inside the life of Anne Frank “There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and forget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.” (Frank 321) Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who went into hiding during World War II to avoid being captured by the Nazis. She and seven other people had to hide in a secret annex Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam. Anne received a diary on her 13th birthday and wrote about all the little things that had happened to her throughout the day. Three weeks before they were found Anne wrote in her diary: “Day and night during every waking hour, I do nothing but ask myself have you given him enough chance to be alone?
The Frank family went into hiding expecting to be away for a short period of time. No one could predict how long the war would last. All events in Anne Frank’s childhood led up to the famous story of the young Jewish girl living in the secret annex, who wrote a diary of the tragic times and events around her. The story and diary of Anne Frank will live on for generations to come, and continue to inspire all. Works Cited Hermann, Spring.
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.
“There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and forget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.” (Frank 321) Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who went into hiding during World War II to avoid being captured by the Nazis. She and seven other people had to hide in a secret annex Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam. Anne received a diary on her 13th birthday and wrote about all the little things that had happened to her throughout the day. Three weeks before they were found Anne wrote in her diary: “Day and night during every waking hour, I do nothing but ask myself have you given him enough chance to be alone?