The Diary of Anne Frank Questions and Answers

The Diary of Anne Frank

I think the answer most fitting is companionship. As Anne didn't have someone her sex and age to confide in during this particularly trying time of her life, she invented " Kitty. " Kitty was much...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2009, 12:37 am (UTC)

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Anne's diary goes through a rather intense description of the type of limitations and controls placed on Jewish individuals. The opening of the diary talks about the fact that Anne's father had...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2009, 8:58 pm (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

I'm not sure Anne was really trying to tell us anything. She had no idea what the course of her diary would take; that is, she didn't write as someone who wanted everyone to know what she was...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2010, 10:22 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Peter is a teenage boy who is awkward and gangly and unable to express himself very well and both interested in and repelled by the thought of girls. In other words, he's a normal teenage boy....

Latest answer posted August 25, 2010, 10:26 am (UTC)

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In The Diary of Anne Frank, the dialouge exists between the characters as Anne remembers it. Through her diary we learn about all of the events and experiences they had while staying in the annex....

Latest answer posted November 17, 2008, 7:25 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Frank family lives on the second and third floors of the secret annex. In 1940, Otto Frank had rented the entire house for both residential and business purposes. After Anne's sister, Margot,...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2019, 7:47 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Although her circumstances were tragically exceptional, at her core Anne Frank was much like other teenage girls, transcending place and time. At her core, she really longed for one close friend...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2019, 1:53 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne is very enthusiastic about life. She has hopes and dreams that reach far beyond the walls of her family's hiding place. She doesn't necessarily plan on having her own family; she plans on...

Latest answer posted June 14, 2016, 3:00 pm (UTC)

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I would argue that it is a "story" perse. Anne did not intend to write a story so much as she intended to entertain herself, gather her thoughts, and "grow up" during the time...

Latest answer posted January 17, 2008, 12:41 pm (UTC)

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Characters resist the Nazis in a variety of ways in The Diary of Anne Frank. Firstly, the Franks and Van Daans are hidden by non-Jewish citizens. Were they to be caught, this would put their...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2019, 3:43 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The play The Diary of Anne Frank offers many vivid details that help us picture the scenes in our imaginations, even when we aren’t watching the play on stage. Let’s look at a few examples of...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2021, 4:02 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The moods of the people living in the attic reflect the difficulty of having to live under such horrible circumstances. The secret annex is cramped and crowded, and this leads to tension between...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2007, 5:44 am (UTC)

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It would not have been easy for the Franks to lie about being Jews. They had been living in Amsterdam for many years, and they had attended religious services and gatherings during that time. Their...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2010, 5:23 am (UTC)

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Her optimism may have come in part from her age. It is difficult for young people to imagine their own deaths and hold on to the idea that nothing bad will happen to them. In the play based on...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2008, 5:42 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank's posthumously published memoir about her family's hiding from the Nazis, The Diary of a Young Girl, is heavily-laden with foreboding. Readers of Frank’s diary know the outcome; that...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2018, 9:17 pm (UTC)

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Anne primps before joining Peter in his room. When the other characters see her trying to make herself look nice, they know she is going to see Peter. At the beginning of the play, Anne and Peter...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2012, 7:16 pm (UTC)

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Because nobody else is around on Sundays, the families in the annex use that day to do their cleaning and scrubbing. Anne describes a day that includes taking turns doing laundry with her sister,...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2019, 1:42 am (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

There is a good example of Anne favoring her father over her mother in Act 1. Anne has a nightmare, and wakes up screaming. Both of her parents rush into her room to comfort her, but Anne sends...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2008, 1:29 pm (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Frank family, specifically Anne's parents, exemplified courage and humanity throughout their entire ordeal as described in Anne's diary. For one thing, Anne's parents could have simply taken...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2009, 8:09 am (UTC)

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Otto Frank is Anne Frank's beloved father whom she describes in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. After Anne dies, and her father is the only family member left alive after the Holocaust, Otto...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2015, 7:13 am (UTC)

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Everyone is happy and having a good time at Hannukah until Mr. Van Daan and Peter argue about Peter's cat. In the middle of the argument, a loud crash silences everyone. Peter tries to turn off...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2009, 9:11 pm (UTC)

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Miep Gies worked for Otto Frank, Anne's father, before the war. She was one of the Dutch citizens who helped hide the Frank family, Fritz Pfeffer, and the Pels family in the annex above Otto...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2019, 10:34 pm (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s diary, written without intent of publishing, is interesting for a number of reasons, not least of which because it was penned during Frank’s family hiding out to escape Nazi capture....

Latest answer posted August 10, 2019, 7:28 pm (UTC)

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank is a unique collection of journal entries that convey a first hand account of what it was like to be Jewish in Holland during the Holocaust. Anne shares with the reader her...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2009, 10:07 am (UTC)

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