Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl

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The effects of war are devastating not only to people but also to the environment. For example, in the story I am Malala, during the take over by the Taliban, many schools were being destroyed. There was also destruction from the battles being fought between the Pakistan army and the Taliban throughout Swat. Finally, Malala and her family were forced to relocate, throwing them into a different environment. Also, in the story of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne and her family had to leave their comfortable home to go into hiding. This was a huge change in their environment since they had to live in a cramped house with another family that they could not leave. In both situations, the positive attitudes of each girl helped them to adjust to seeing unfortunate changes in their environment. First of all, in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne did several things to stay positive. She began by keeping a diary, which she named Kitty, and wrote in it as if she were writing to a friend. Next, after her family went into hiding, she kept a positive attitude about her new living quarters. This can be seen in her July 11, 1942, entry where she writes "I don't think I'll ever feel at home in this house, but that doesn't mean I hate it. It's more like being on vacation." Finally, Anne …show more content…

In chapter 16, Malala continued her education by signing up for the same class as her cousin. Even though she was punished for being late on her second day of school, Malala writes, "I realized that this punishment meant I was simply being treated as one of the group." After that, Malala went to Islamabad with her father to attend a political conference. Although none of the ambassadors talked about girls' education, Malala wrote "I would keep fighting." Malala's actions show that she was not willing to give up in her fight for girls to be

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