Diary Of Anne Frank Essay

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“In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.”(Anne Frank). Anne Frank was a young girl who was stuck in hiding with her family and four other people in a small annex of a business. Her rights began to deplete as Hitler gained control. She wrote in a diary that told the dates and events of what has happened. As you will read the historical events influenced the moods of the characters in the play “ The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
For Anne, her family, the Van Daans, and Mr. Dussel their rights started depleting and everyone started feeling that impact of the Nazis empowering. As soon as he arrives, Peter Van Daan takes out his penknife to tear off his star of David. “ He takes a penknife from his pocket. He starts to rip off his star of David. He tosses his knife on the table.” (Hackett, 110). Peter is done with having to wear the star of David. He hates the star with a burning passion. “ You can 't throw…? Something they branded you with…? That they made you wear so they could spit on you?” (Hackett, 111). This clearly shows that Peter is angry about having to wear the star of David, he absolutely despises the Nazis because they branded him with something so others could spit on him and make fun of him just because of his culture and way of life. The Nazis also affected others way of life in the annex. The war also impacted Mr. Frank. “I can 't stay in Amsterdam, Miep. it has too many memories for me.

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