The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Start Your Free Trial

What is Anne's greatest fear in The Diary of Young Girl?    

Expert Answers info

Dayna Watsica eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2009

write4,795 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

This is a great question. It is best to start off with the observation that fear permeates the whole book. Therefore, it is not possible to speak of the greatest fear. Fear is all around. Let me give you a few examples.

The Franks hear from the outside world that it is getting worse and that Jews are being found. So, as each doorbell rings or there is a knock on the door, their fear grows and grips them. We can say that they fear...

(The entire section contains 253 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

check Approved by eNotes Editorial