Anne Frank: A Young Girls Experience During The Holocaust

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Anne Frank Anne Frank, was a young girl, who lived through an agonizing time. Anne, and her family, along with a few others suffered through an era known as the Holocaust. During this period of time, Adolph Hitler, who fought to rule Germany, sought to “decontaminate” the human population of Jews. Therefore, he swept his wrath throughout Germany, killing thousands of innocent men, women, and children, just because of their Jewish heritage. Since Anne Frank was a Jew, and so were her companions, they hid themselves away, fearing the worst for over two years (Biography.com Editors). During this time, Anne wrote in her diary, which was published after the war, and describes a young girls experience during the Holocaust. As Anne Frank reached…show more content…
Hitler's resentment for the Jewish people grew to the point of devastation. This is a time known as the Holocaust. Hitler was an evil man who had not an ounce of mercy or compassion. He had created torture-filled concentration camps, which is where he would murder his convicted Jews, or leave them to die of malnourishment and diseases. Anne Frank describes the situation, "After May 1940, the good times were few and far between; first there was the war, then the capitulation and then the arrival of the Germans, which is when the trouble started for the Jews,” (Frank…show more content…
Writing was a release for her, a way to reflect on her day and let go of her endless worries. “When I write I can shake off all my cares,” (Frank 185). Like most young girls, writing is an outlet, a way of letting go, and escaping. During her life hidden away, she was left with just herself and her thoughts. So, she wrote everything down that was on her mind. Later on, her father found her diary, and said to his mother in a letter, "There was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost, I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and

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