Anne Frank Hero

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Anne Frank as a Heroic Figure Anne Frank has made a mark in our world, and she is a hero to us all. In Diary and a Young Girl, Anne is a young Jewish girl who has to go into hiding during WW2 to escape from the Nazis. Anne is a hero because of her patience, her positive mindset, and how brave and strong she is. The people around Anne were terrified for their lives during WW2. However, Anne was calm and patient until she attained her freedom. Anne’s family and relatives lived in the Secret Annex without ever once setting foot outside. “It’s been two years since we have stepped outside...” (Frank 152). This would require patience for staying in a location for so long. In addition, the eight members in the Secret Annex, including…show more content…
She has inspired many others. Anne has many hopes and dreams and spends her days confiding in her beloved diary. She is always thankful and tends to make the best of things. “I always try to make the best of things… I am thankful for everything I have… including the Annex” (213). When Anne first sees the small dull, damp place they will be staying in, she calls it “grand”. Her positivity is what keeps her spirits high. She even wishes to be in the Secret Annex as it keeps her and her family safe rather than the dangerous, streets below. Anne attempts to make the Annex appear like home. “I try to decorate the walls… making it seem like home, just like in Frankfurt” (Frank 215). She even tries to celebrate holidays and have fun in their small, dull place. Even though they could barely move in the Annex. Because Anne cannot have a friend over to visit, she relies on her “kitty” to be her best friend. A hero should always be positive mindset, and that is what Anne…show more content…
The consistent bombs that would go off at night and not being able to know what was going on outside, was terribly frightening, but still, Anne was brave. “At 11:32 pm, constant bombs were going off… everyone started to be frightened… but I tried to stay brave during the night” (193). There is a whole battle occurring outside, thousands were being killed and injured each day, hundreds rounded up and taken away to concentration camps. With all the chaos going on around her while living in a small, damp place, Anne is very strong to go through all of this. In addition, she was only 13 at the time when they went into hiding, Anne was forced to forget her childhood, education, friends, and her home. “I had to forget everything, including my precious beloved home” (143). She is very brave to give up her freedom and contact with her friends in order to save her life. Anne had to begin a whole new life. She is very brave to withstand all of this. Anne Frank’s life has changed the lives of others because of her positive mindset, her patience, and her bravery she demonstrates in her diary all have a role in how the world perceives the Holocaust. Therefore, Anne is a hero because of her patience, her positive mindset, and how brave and strong she is. Without Anne’s help, the world would never the pain caused during this time. Anne’s diary showed the world what life was like during the
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