Anne Frank Positive Attitude

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Throughout a time of conflict, a positive outlook on the current situation can help someone survive even the most difficult of situations. An opposing viewpoint to this claim is that a positive outlook might be a denial of the situation, however, having a positive attitude is just seeing the best in every situation that someone is faced with, not denying that it exists. During her time in hiding Anne Frank used a positive attitude to make the time she spent in hiding much more enjoyable for her, and those around her. In The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank states, “The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damp and lopsided, but there's probably not a more comfortable hiding place in all of Amsterdam. No, in all of Holland”(Frank). This evidence shows how Anne is making the…show more content…
It also represents Anne’s positivity on a larger scale, as she says that the Annex is not a very ideal place to live, but a very ideal place to hide. In the article titled, Anne Frank, Anne is described as, “Anne is lively, a joker, and has lots of friends before she goes into hiding”(Anne Frank House). This shows how Anne has always had a positive attitude and is very sociable with others, these skills are put to good use during her time in the Annex because she had others to work with and be around. These positive traits of Anne might be bad for being in hiding as she is said to be a joker which might not go over well with the others. In Anne Frank Remembered:The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family, The author states that, “Order was slowly being made in the hiding place. Things were being stacked out of the way, up in the attic with the old files from the office. A feeling of home was beginning to emerge—the old, trusty coffeepot; children’s schoolbooks or a hairbrush lying about”(Gies). This shows how Anne’s positive attitude has had some effect because the hiding place is no longer a place of
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