Because of her willingness to do whatever it took to help, many innocent children and adults’ lives were saved. By examining Spaak’s selflessness, bravery, and persistence, it is clear that she was indeed full of moral courage. Spaak was born into a high class Belgian banking family, and was accustomed to a high standard of living. Her husband, Claude, was a filmmaker and they had two children whom she found great fulfillment in raising.
Diary of Anne Frank Book Report Alyssa Estrada 8A The book “Diary of Anne Frank” is based on the life of a thirteen year old Jewish girl called Anne Frank. On 1942, she receives a diary as a present from her parents and starts writing her thoughts and opinions on it. She and seven others hide in a secret annex to avoid the Nazis during the World War II in Amsterdam.
Miep is considered brave because she helped the Franks during the time they were hiding, but not only did she help the Franks, Miep Gies assisted many other families during World War II. One thing that Miep did was find ration books to get food for all of the families in hiding. Miep knows what it is like to be in circumstances like those, in fact Miep helped out tremendously for the families in hiding. She always makes sure that they are safe, and goes from place to place to assist the families.
Positivity can affect not only one’s self, but those around them as well. In the face of responding to conflict, positivity can reduce stress and anxiety, help health, and provide a better environment. During times of conflict, positivity has been proven to reduce both stress and anxiety. In an article from the Mayo Clinic Staff, they commented that “Indeed, some studies show that personality traits such as optimism and pessimism can affect many areas of your well-being” (Mayo Clinic Staff).
Sarah ignored the fact that she could be thrown in prison if she goes. Her bond with Hetty makes her use her courage to save her friend and to stand up to her mother. She explained, “I don’t know if I can do anything, but I can’t sit here on my hands… I’m going back to Charleston. I can at least try and convince my mother to sell them to me so I can set them free. ”(343).
She is the main female character of the novel and is the leader of the family. She would never let the family spit up. In Chapter 16, Tom suggests that the family should go to California while him and Casy stay behind and fix their car. Ma responds with “‘On’y way you gonna get me to go is whup me.’… ‘An’ I’ll shame you, Pa.’”
She embraced Zionism - establishing a Jewish homeland in Palestine - and spent most of her time there during the war. Hannah felt helpless watching what was happening around her, although she was not threatened by the war and could live peacefully, Sennesh felt responsible to help in everyway she could, so she did what she does best, write. The World War greatly affected her writting, she
The courageous Frank family, consisting of a father, mother, and two young daughters, were tortured during this time period. One particular family member, the youngest daughter, has a legacy that still lives on today. Anne Frank was both a hero and a victim of the Holocaust because she was forced into hiding, her loved ones were killed, and her diaries positively impacted many. During this dreadful time, Anne Frank was victimized by being forced into hiding.
The female characters of As I Lay Dying do face hardships, but characters such as Dewey Dell and Cora set themselves up for it, rather than following in Addie’s footsteps. They are controlled by the patriarch-driven society and chose to accept it. Addie however, refuses to conform to this norm and ultimately leads her to not face the hardships the other women
Hayes 1 Cordilia J. Hayes Ms. Jeanne Bitz Language Arts March 27,2017 Anne Frank The life, and courage of a little girl Anne Frank and her life struggle during World War II to the time she died,she still had faith that all people are really good at heart and have a meaning in life. Understanding Anne’s childhood,what life was like in hiding, and the details surrounding her arrest and death will enable us to truly appreciate her life story.
Protesting the Holocaust Vladka Meed was a mother,a wife, a daughter, a sister, but also a survivor. She was a survivor of the Holocaust. Meed was born in December 29, 1921 in Warsaw, Poland. Her original name was Feigele Peltel, later changed it when she joined the ZOB, Jewish Fighting Organization. Vladka lost her siblings and both parents, when the soldiers came to acclaim people for the concentration camps.
If hero can be defined as someone who is selflessly caring for others and trying to heal the hurt, then Clara Barton is a hero. She saw something she believed would help her country and the people that lived there and made it happen. Looked at the sadness of war as an opportunity to help those fighting non-violently. As well as, help stand up for those treated unequally and unfairly by society.
She lived in high standard living and the murder of Jews have nothing to do with her. “Tell me what to do… so I’ll know that I am serving in the struggle against Nazism”(The Righteous Among the Nations). Instead of living comfortably in her house, Suzanne Spaak chose leave her upper class home and save the Jewish children. She tried to find hospitals that would accept hiding Jewish children inside and she also hid some Jewish children in her house. Suzanne Spaak provided the Jewish children food, clothing, and shelter.
(STEWE-2) Najmah is again unable to open up to Nusrat because of her trigger avoidance, “I try to smile at her, she is very kind, but I still do not want to be touched and I do not yet want to talk about my family” (Staples 206). Once again, her trigger avoidance acts as a tool for the author to explain that loss affects a person in a way that they will never be the same again. As Najmah does not wish to talk about her family, it shows that by avoiding any and all possible triggers she protects herself from pain. The suffering she experienced during and after the bombing explains her wish to never experience it ever again. But that in itself shows that their deaths control her actions and her feelings.