However, Anne writes that she thinks that things are only as bad as one cares to make them. What we as readers know about what happened to Jews outside the world of the book, and what happened to Anne after the book ends, is inescapable in the experience of reading Anne's diary. The next entry's topic returns to the subject of her relationship with Peter. Anne responds with fury at the latter suggestion. The group also learns about strict new regulations concerning Dutch university students which have been imposed by the Nazis. Jews were not allowed to work with non-Jewish Dutch after the Nazis took over the Netherlands.
The hatred of Jews and the poor economic situation made Anne's parents, Otto and Edith Frank, decide to move to Amsterdam. Then, slowly, the difficult aspects of living in close quarters begin to grate on her. Parts of the diary were intended for public view, but others clearly were not. There was little food and water and only a barrel for a toilet. She knows all of the movie stars, reviews and plots of the most recent films by heart, even though she cannot go to the theater. Frank stands up for Anne when she gets into arguments. Frank is very upset and makes Anne promise to be back in the house at ten minutes to eight from now on.
She wrote the first version in a designated diary and two notebooks version A , but rewrote it version B in 1944 after hearing on the radio that war-time diaries were to be collected to document the war period. Van Daan fight about everything. Once again, the topic of Anne's relationship with her parents is discussed in her diary. The magnitude of edits to the text is comparable to other historical diaries such as those of , and in that the authors revised their diaries after the initial draft, and the material was posthumously edited into a publishable manuscript by their respective executors, only to be superseded in later decades by unexpurgated editions prepared by scholars. Anne got her diary as a present for her thirteenth birthday. Americans went to the concentration camps and got the rest of the people who were alive out.
Her reactions to Hitler's anti-Jewish pogroms, for example, are enlightening. She wants him to be sensitive and caring and does find him so sometimes. We assume that most of them are murdered. The survey of her manuscripts compared an unabridged transcription of Anne Frank's original notebooks with the entries she expanded and clarified on loose paper in a rewritten form and the final edit as it was prepared for the English translation. Unlike most teens, however, Frank has no way to distance herself physically from her mother, so the emotional distance widens. Analysis: In the beginning part of her diary, we meet Anne before her ordeal. This portion is walled off and hidden behind a swinging book-case.
Even so, later on, when everything is normal again, I shall be amazed to think that we, who were so spick and span at home, should have sunk to such a low level. Anne's father, Otto Frank, was the sole survivor. They were joined by , Otto's business partner, including his wife and their teenage son. The cause and date are uncertain. They have run out of cash, but Mrs. The next day, the Annexe is once again in an uproar.
She thinks about it for several days and decides to write letters as her diary entries, she addresses each letter to Kitty. Stage set for the 2014 theatre production at Theater Amsterdam, with the Secret Annex re-constructed on the right. The only place they are allowed is the ferry, which the ferryman let them ride as soon as they asked. On March 18, 1943, Anne writes excitedly that Turkey has entered the war, but the next day, it is announced that this is not, in fact, the case. They all follow events in the outside world on a clandestine radio, and Anne struggles valiantly with French lessons.
The household receives nice Christmas presents from their protectors, but Anne feels jealous of them because they can go outside and still enjoy many things she cannot. Anne struggles with wanting to please her parents and feeling like she still wants to visit with Peter. While this is good for the long term of the war, life in Holland is still strict: Dussel endangers their lives by asking Miep to bring him a book that was banned by the Germans, and Mr. They were not able to receive food and all other essential supplies if their helpers were not well. Her typical teenage life is interrupted, however, when the Nazis occupy Amsterdam. . Anne keeps a diary On her thirteenth birthday, just before they went into hiding, Anne was presented with a diary.
All Jews knew that the concentration camps were terrible places of imprisonment, although the full extent of what was actually done there was not yet known. She is approached by , a sixteen-year-old boy she met at her friend Eva's house. Sometimes she creates a new hairstyle for herself, but she usually only keeps it for about a half hour because her family asks her what movie star she is supposed to be and the comments annoy her. . On Monday, Miep and her husband Henk spend the night in the annexe, which is an amusing diversion for all the residents.
She wants true friends who know her character. Anne spends most of her life in a terrible time when Jews were persecuted; yet, her belief in the goodness of people is amazing. Since the war is on, people have rations for sugar, butter, all food you can only have a certain amount each week. Anne writes about her growing sexual feelings; she says that sometimes she wants nothing but time alone to feel her breasts and listen to the beating of her own heart. She has a tumultuous relationship with the adults in the annex, particularly her mother, whom she considers lacking in love and affection.