The Hiding Place Analysis

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The Safe Place The story The Hiding Place is narrated by Corrie ten-Boom. She talked about the trials her family, the ten-Boom family, went through during World War ll. The ten-Booms live in Haarlem, Holland in a house known as the Beje. The book begins with the ten Boom family celebrating the 100th anniversary of the watch shop. In the next few chapters, Corrie talks about her childhood and glad-hearted mother, and the three aunts who once lived in the Beje. After the deaths of Corrie's mother and aunts, it was only Corrie, her sister Betsie, and her father. In 1940, Holland was invaded by the Nazi. She and her family hid Jews in their home to protect them from being sent to the prison camps. The ten…show more content…
The ten Booms live in the Beje, including Tante Anna, Tante Bep, Tante Jans, Nollie, Willem, Father (Casper), Mama (Cornelia), Betsie and Corrie. Corrie is a joyful middle-aged woman who dedicated her life to serving others and sharing the Bible. She is Holland's first licensed female watchmaker. The setting takes place during the celebration for the hundredth anniversary of the ten Boom’s family watch shop. The watch shop is below the beje. Most of Holland attended this party. Casper has worked there many years making and repairing…show more content…
The ten Booms went through some hard times throughout their life, but unlike most people, they kept their faith in God. The ten Booms were able to spread the gospel in concentration camps to many people. If the ten Booms had not gotten caught and if they had not been sent to concentration camp, many people would have died without knowing who God was. The ten-Boom family made some very difficult decisions through World War ll, but with their faith, they were
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