Creativity In Frances Goodrich's The Diary Of Anne Frank

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Anne Frank did more than just sit around in the hide out for 2 years. The Diary of Anne Frank play, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett in the 1950’s, takes place during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a mass murder of millions of Jews from the command of Hitler. The Holocaust took place from 1933 until 1945. The play features eight different characters who are all hiding from the Nazis. The people in the annex consist of the Frank Family, the Van Daans, Mr. Dussel, and Mr. Kraler and Miep who help out the people inside with supplying them with their basic needs. Anne Frank is a youthful bright girl with much enthusiasm. Who is living in a constant world of fear and danger. Her family decides to go into hiding with other families…show more content…
On Pg. 21 Anne says that she is going to look at the secret annex in a whole different way. “ I’m going to think of it as a boarding house. A very peculiar summer boarding house” Even though Anne is still young she still uses the creativity in her mind to create a new perspective of things. But as the novel progresses she starts to learn how to help out with other people's perspectives with her creativity and whatever else. On Pg. 63 Anne Creates different makeshift presents for each person of the Annex. “ It isn’t new. It’s one that you’ve done.. But I rubbed it all out, and if you wait a little and forget…”Towards the middle of the play Anne becomes more creative and tries to boost the wellbeing of others by making each one a Hanukkah gift. Even though they aren’t much Anne’s creativity appeals to all of them. Anne tells Peter some creative advice when caved in the annex. “You know what I do when it seems as if I couldn’t stand being cooped up for one more minute. I think myself out.” Towards the end of the play Anne gives Peter some thoughtful advice to keep your mind straight and not go crazy. This shows pure creativity. She is using her mind to create something that she wants or something better than what she is in right
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