On her thirteenth birthday, Anne Frank’s parents give her a diary. She’s excited because she wants someone—or something—in which to confide all of her secret thoughts. Even though she has a rich social life, she feels misunderstood by everyone she knows. Anne starts writing about daily. Otto Frank is the family’s sole survivor, and he recovers Anne’s diary from Miep. He decides to fulfill Anne’s wishes by publishing the diary. Anne’s diary becomes a condemnation of the unimaginable horror of the Holocaust, and one of the few accounts that describe it from a young person’s perspective. Download The Diary of Anne Frank Study Guide Subscribe now to download this study guide, along with more than 30, other titles. Get help with any book. Download PDF Summary (Drama for Students). On June 12th, , a young Jewish girl named Anne Frank receives a diary for her 13th birthday. She's thrilled with the present, and begins writing in it straight away, addressing many of her entries to an imaginary friend named Kitty. Anne explains that although her family is from Frankfurt. Based on Anne Frank's diary, and the stage play that was adapted from it: In Nazi-occupied Holland, Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding, because of the increasing persecutions against Jews. The businessman Kraler and his assistant Miep prepare a hiding place in the rooms above their place of business, and arrange for the Franks and another family, the Van Daans, to stay there.
Further Reading. Based on Anne Frank 's diary, and the stage play that was adapted from it: In Nazi-occupied Holland, Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding, because of the increasing persecutions against Jews. Otto completes a reading of the diary and is beyond words at what he has just read. Anne often writes about her feelings of isolation and loneliness. She adores her father, but she is frequently scolded and criticized by Mr. MLA Chicago. Have them consider: would the same speeches, delivered in the same way, have an equal impact today? Anne's attitude and outlook on her time spent in the Annex has clearly affected him.
Anne's father, Otto Frank, was the sole survivor. He relates to Miep that, after their discovery, the Annex residents were deported to concentration camps. Challenge students who enjoy working with numbers to come up with a math equivalent for helping their classmates to appreciate what that number means -- in terms they can relate to. LitCharts is hiring. The adults make optimistic bets about when the war will end, and their mood is severely affected by Allied setbacks or German advances. From to , in a Nazi occupied Amsterdam, the thirteen years old German Jewish girl Anne Frank lives hiding in an attic of a condiment factory with her sister, her parents, three members of another family and an old dentist.
She battles low spirits, teenage issues, and loneliness before her family is discovered and arrested by the Nazis. Dussel and with Mrs. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Anne explains that although her family is from Frankfurt, Germany, she now lives with her mother , father , and older sister Margot in Amsterdam, Holland. Download this LitChart! After she has the dream, Anne finds herself feeling more independent and adult. Anne decides that she wishes to become a writer and a journalist when she grows up, and she's excited to think that her wartime diaries might one day be published as a book. Dussel an elderly dentist moves in, and Anne has to share her bedroom with him.