When she arrived to Himmel Street she could barley read a sentence and now, years later she decided to write her own story. During the bombing of Munich Liesel concluded her novel “I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I made them right” (528). Just like that those couple of words saved her life and all of the struggles became worth it. Overall The Book Thief has a brilliant way of integrating the power of words. The message portrayed allows the audience to see how the positives can outweigh the negatives no matter the situation.
She became self centered, she didn't even like her Hebrew name, Chaya which means ”life”, and was given to her in honor of her Aunt’s Eva friend. Through Hannah's perspective this was irrelevant, the fact that she was named after a dead, unimportant person. Luckily Hannah learns to appreciate the Jewish religion changes during a Passover Seder. During a Passover Seder dinner, when is time to open the door to welcome the prophet Elijah, Hannah is transported into a “dream” where she is no longer in New Rochelle, and it is 1942 in Poland. During this experience Hannah, also known as Chaya, is in her aunt’s Eva friend Chaya, the one she was named
Ruta Sepetys wrote a New Yorks best seller novel called ¨Between Shades of Gray¨. In this historical fiction novel a family is taken from their homes during the Holocaust and has to endure many challenges. One of the main characters is a 16 year old girl named Lina whoś bravery, hope, and faith can be seen throughout the novel. In the novel ¨Between Shades of Gray¨ Sepetys creates two main theme, that hope can be found where there is despair and where there is fear there is faith. One theme that can be seen throughout the novel “Between Shades of Gray¨ is that hope can be found where there is despair.
“In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.”(Anne Frank). Anne Frank was a young girl who was stuck in hiding with her family and four other people in a small annex of a business. Her rights began to deplete as Hitler gained control. She wrote in a diary that told the dates and events of what has happened. As you will read the historical events influenced the moods of the characters in the play “ The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
Anne Frank The Voice of the Holocaust Writer, diary, and inspiration are some words people often think of when they hear about Anne Frank. Many people know that she wrote a diary and was a Jewish citizen during World War II, but she was so much more. As a Jewish girl in hiding who experienced suffering and fear at such a young age, her story inspires hope and resilience in the face of death and destruction. Anne Frank changed the world by showing what life was like from the inside out of affected areas during World War II. She wrote her diary that helped others realise the true horrors of war.
The short story is rather entertaining because you have to think past what the author writes, and create for yourself your own depiction of what the meaning is. One example is when Mrs. Mallard says, “free, free, free!” (Chopin). The reader would expect Mrs. Mallard to be upset at the loss of her husband, but in fact, she is actually feeling relief from it. Mrs. Mallard is happy because she is now free from living under her husband. Another example of Kate Chopin’s usage of irony is at the end when its said, “ they said she died of heart disease- of joy that kills” in a since they are right.
Miep Gies: The Secret Annex Survivor The Frank family is a family known for their period of hiding during the Holocaust: A mass extermination of jews run by Adolf Hitler. During that time of hiding, a woman named Miep Gies brought them supplies and other information about what was going on outside of the hiding place. Anne wrote a lot about her in her diary which was later published after the war ended and because of her support during that time, Miep Gies is remembered as one of the most important women in history. However, it is questioned whether or not Miep Gies’s portrayal is identified correctly by the authors Richard Goldstein from the New York Times, Elie Wiesel from Time Magazine, and Harry Smith from CBS News. These three authors portrayal of Miep Gies is fair and accurate because they use Gies’s words and correctly portray her feelings and experiences with Anne Frank and her family.
Devil's Arithmetic, the book form, is written by a women of Jane Yolen. She wrote the book to show people, to tell people, to teach people, to never forget. In the book it starts out with a girl by the name of Hannah, who thinks of herself, and not of everything that has happened around her. Her mind and opinions is quickly changes as she falls back in
In To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, it is vivid that gender roles were part of society in the 1930s. Scout Finch, a little girl, shows that being a girl doesn’t define her personality or actions. Although this book was published in 1960 and was set in the 1930s, the contention of gender roles is still prominent in today’s civilization. All the way through chapter five, it is well known that gender roles are a part of mankind during the Great Depression. Scout narrated, “I was not so sure, but Jem told me I was being a girl, that girls always imagined things, that’s why other people hated them so, and if I started behaving like one I could just go off and find some to play with” (45).
The play The Diary of Anne Frank ends with the statement "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart." These words were found in a diary entry from July of 1944, several months before she perished in a concentration camp. After reading her story, people have asked questions such as “Why might Anne have felt this way during her ordeal?” or “ What does this reveal about her character and her views about life?” Anne experienced numerous different horrors that we could not even begin to imagine. How do you think you would feel under the conditions that the nazis forced Anne Frank to deal with? Anne’s words, “I guess we can't really blame them, they are just thinking back to when they were our age” reveal much about