Anne Frank Isolation

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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank details approximately two years of the life a Jewish teenager during World War II. During much of the time period covered by her journal, Anne and her family are in hiding in an attempt to escape Hitler’s anti-Jewish laws and genocidal desires. Anne’s diary ends abruptly in August, 1944 when she and her family are taken into custody by the Germans and transported to concentration camps. Before that Anne writes a detailed journal which depicts are courageous character and strong resolve to overcome the storm. However she seems to be socially isolated within her family and other members while in hiding. Social isolation refers to a self-imposed or a forced state of complete or near-complete lack of contact…show more content…
Social isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness, fear of others, or negative self esteem. Lack of consistent human contact can also cause conflict with the (peripheral) friends the socially isolated person may occasionally talk to or cause problems with family members. Isolation is often seen to bring out the worst out an individual, however in Anne Frank’s case, it brought about the best out of her character since she had all the time in the world to reproduce her flair for writing in the emotional confused situation she was in. Anne’s isolation contributed to the development of her mind and spirit as she began to question, ponder and reflect at the never-ending ordeal she had to deal with. Her isolation gave her time to keep her mind off the constant fear and danger that they were surrounded with, and thus it clearly reflected on her writing as she became determined and hopeful that things would get better sooner or
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