Miep Gies: Why People Are Really Good At Heart

1028 Words5 Pages
“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” This is a quote Miep Gies found in Anne’s diary. For people who haven’t been informed about Anne frank, she was born on [June 12, 1929]. She died at the age of 15 at a concentration camp. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany and moved to Amsterdam, Netherlands when she was four! When the Nazis gained control of Germany Anne lost her citizenship. As the persecutions of the Jewish population increased, the Franks went into hiding. They hid behind a bookcase here Anne’s dad worked. The Franks hid there with a couple other people from 1942 to 1944, when they got arrested by the Gestapo. October or November 1944, Anne and her sister Margot, transferred from Auschwitz to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. At this camp, they died of typhus. Still, everyone is trying to figure out why Anne wrote this and what does it mean. When Anne Frank wrote this the meaning is that even though someone might be something bad or in a bad mood there is always a good side of that person. So when Hitler was doing all of those…show more content…
At any point, Anne or one of the others broke those rules they could be captured. For example, on page 286 Mr. Frank exclaims, “To be perfectly safe, from eight in the morning until six in the evening we must move only when necessary, and then in stockinged feet. We must not speak above a whisper. We must not run any water.” This displays what Anne’s life was like, and the circumstances in which she had to live under. If you don’t know what Anne’s life was like you should know. When Anne and Margot arrived at Bergen-Belsen they had to live in a tent. No more than 3 days after they arrived there tents got blown over by a horrible storm. At the concentration camp, there is little to no food, and most of them got ill and died. On August 4, 1944, the Franks and everyone else was discovered. Anne and Margot got separated from their Mother and

More about Miep Gies: Why People Are Really Good At Heart

Open Document