The Diary of Anne Frank is a biographical and historical nonfiction that takes place between 1940 through 1945 mostly in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The story follows the life of Anne Frank, a teenage Jewish girl living during the Holocaust and Nazi regime. Jews during this time were slowly being stripped of their rights. It was acceptable to discriminate against Jews. Then they were not allowed to use any transportation, given curfews, allowed to run business along with many other restrictions all put into actions by the Nuremberg laws.
The punishments that Frank Abagnale received made him think about what he did and regret for the decisions he took. He was arrested in Montpellier, France, and got a sentence of one year which he had to serve in Perpignan’s prison where he was stripped of all his belongings. His imprisonment in France was awful because he spent six months in total darkness, he wasn’t able to talk to someone; he was sleeping in the hard floor, and living in his own waste. Frank said that “[It] was not a term in prison, it was an ordeal designed to destroy the mind and the body” (Abagnale). These point of his live can be described as a rebirth.
Anne described the building in her diary, her new home which she referred to as the “ secret annexe”. Her family lived on the second floor, in the three-room apartment (Frank 1954 pp.25-26). The Franks hid here, along with other jewish families for two years until they were discovered on the 4th of june 1944 by Dutch Nazis and members of the Security Police. Eight Jews, including Anne and her family were arrested and taken to various concentration camps around the country. Anne and her sister were taken to Auschwitz, but later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, where Anne died of Typhus in Spring 1945 ( Frank et.
To Celie, God is just another man who never responds to help her, which is why the relationship never allowed her to become more self-confident. On the contrary, at the end of the novel, Celie creates a stronger relationship with God as she is able to connect with Him more spiritually. Celie’s final letter starts with, “Dear God. Dear stars, dear trees, dear sky, dear peoples. Dear Everything.
It depicts a futuristic, grim and authoritarian society where women are not accorded even the primary rights. Atwood names it as the 'Republic of Gilead ' administered by a fundamentalist Christian theocracy. The novel is a dystopian vision of a future in which Christian fundamentalists have executed the President, machine gunned the congress blaming the assassinations on Muslim fanatics and suspended the constitution. The new leadership is a dictatorship of extreme right wing religious radicals, with a goal of repopulating the country after infertility reached crisis low levels due to the ravages of war, radioactive material, etc. They have driven away and persecuted “undesirable” populations such as Jews, blacks, and homosexuals.
“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength” (Orwell 17). The chilling dystopia presented in 1984 exemplifies the malicious nature of totalitarian governments in their pursuit of power and the various methods implemented to achieve control over the population. Using psychological manipulation and fear through war, falsehoods, and torture, Big Brother retains absolute control over one’s thoughts and actions, and thus strips the individual of humanity.
A Commentary on Matthew 23:23 Matthew 23:23 verse is: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. It is these you ought to have practiced without neglecting the others”. From the previous chapters of Matthew 23 or even with Mark, Jesus did not really show His anger to the people. Yes, He was sometimes frustrated with His disciples for not having faith or that He is sometimes disappointed with how religious practices are being done but he just expresses it in a subtle manner.
He wrote it about his life and talked about his very sad way of life during World War II. Another famous story about the Holocoust was the story of Anne Frank. She was a little jewish girl living with her family in hiding and she wrote in a diary of her life. A very dark and quiet life where she lived in a crowded attic with little food and light. She eventually got caught and got sent to the Auschwitz death camp where her, her jewish family members and hiders, sadly got killed.
During World War 2, the most evident traits of totalitarianism were the Nazi’s military terror that led to the Warsaw ghetto, Hitler’s persecution of the Jews that resulted in death camps like Auschwitz, and Stalin’s control of individuals that caused famine across millions. Hitler and the Nazis used military terror in World War 2 to force Jews into the Warsaw Ghetto, which resulted in starvation and death. Military terror was a tactic used by rulers to gain obedience through violence. Many times leaders have a special police force to protect the government's interests and scare the people into abiding by their rules. In Germany, Hitler used military terror to enforce his leadership with the help from the Nazi party.