|Plot Summary of Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl|
|"There are a few different editions of the Anne Frank diary, and I recommend the latest and more full 'definitive edition'. Even though some - utterly incredibly - have tried to deny that the Holocaust of WWII took place, this book, far better than the formal histories, will tell the truth for posterity. The young teenager, Anne Frank, goes into hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, and keeps her famous diary from June 1942 to August 1944. The combination of her growing maturity, insight, perception, objectivity, and simple writing ability are exceptional in such a young girl, as she comments on the personalities and the situation around her. Her express wish was to become a famous writer or journalist, she died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, not knowing how wonderfully her wish would be fulfilled."
Michael JR Jose, Resident Scholar
|"Annelis Marie Frank or known Anne Frank was a normal Jewish girl born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany.
In 1933 her family moved to the Netherlands. They hid in the Amsterdam office of her father's business. In this room Anne wrote what happened to her in a diary for two years. After two years of hiding from the world they were arrested."
Sabrina.C, Resident Scholar
|"Anne Frank feels lonely and out of place, like her family does not love her, these feelings intensify when she and her family are forced to go into hiding, so they don't end up in a concentration camp during the holocaust. Being hidden in a secret annex serves both to pull the family apart, and eventually draw them closer together. For two years they were locked up in the secret annex, for two years they were safe, but they were found and eventually killed, all but Otto Frank. The journal stops a matter of days before they are discovered."
Michelle Kidwell, Resident Scholar
|"Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl consists of diary entries written by a Jewish teenager named Anne Frank. Anne Frank is comfortably living with her mother, father, and sister in Amsterdam when the Nazis start taking Jews to concentration camps. The Frank family is forced to flee from their home and live in the building where Anne's father worked with another Jewish family by the name of Van Daan and an old dentist named Dussel. The eight Jews hide in these quarters, called the "Secret Annexe", for two years. In her diary, Anne Frank encounters the difficulties of becoming an adult.
Avital Drucker, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl|
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Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)
- woman's story
War/Cloak & Dagger story?
Subject of Biography
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
Biography of famous person?
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Is book humorous?
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
Commentary on society?
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
Is this a biography of several people?
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 14-16
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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