Summary Of Anne Frank

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Review: The book is about the experiences and thoughts of a young female named Anne Frank who lived through the horrors of the Second World War. It was due to the Nazi occupation in Holland that the Frank family went into hiding in Amsterdam in the so-called “Het Achteruis”. Being confined inside a single apartment with another family until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, she jots her thoughts on her diary she had named “Kitty” as seen on her entry on the 20th of June in 1942 on nearly a daily-basis. Although there was war, this did not stop Anne Frank from having normal thoughts of a child going through puberty, experiencing young love, feeling that she had no real close friends, and the like; she discussed her thoughts on these matters as if everything was just normal. Moreover, it is seen in the latter entries how Frank matures, her thoughts shifts from the perspective of a young girl to the perspective a young-adolescent as she gains more profound thoughts about humanity as it is seen on some entries how she finds it difficult to comprehend why the Jews were being persecuted or how she confronts her own identity. Thus, the book shows Frank’s somewhat hopeful or positive insight in life despite of everything that was happening around them considering the fact that they were hiding from the Nazis which always posed the threat of their deaths if they were discovered. Anne Frank’s diary starts on her thirteenth birthday on June 12, 1942. Anne writes about

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