Anne Frank 's Diary And The Diary Essay

1536 Words Apr 18th, 2016 7 Pages
Imagine going into hiding for months or even years. Imagine having to be completely quiet most of the time because every little noise made could put everyone’s lives in danger. This was the life that many Jews had to live. In 1933, a man by the name of Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany and destroyed the lives of many innocent Jewish citizens. One of these people being a young girl named Anne Frank. Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. Anne and her family went into hiding when her older sister, Margot, got a call-up. Later, they were joined by the Van Daan’s and Mr. Dussel. While in hiding, Anne expressed her thoughts and feelings in a diary, which she named Kitty. This diary later influenced a movie. Although the movie was based on Anne Frank 's Diary, the movie and the diary had a great quantity of different events. In the movie, Anne and Peter cut off the Star of David on their shirts and burn them, but they don 't do anything to it in the diary. Also, in the movie, Anne mentions seeing Peter around at school, but in the diary, she sees him for the first time when he arrives at the Secret Annexe. Another difference is that when Peter kisses Anne in the movie, she runs away, but in the diary Anne continues sitting with him. Anne wrote about this moment in her diary, saying,”How did I suddenly come by this kiss? Well, I will tell you. Yesterday evening … I was sitting with Peter on his divan, it wasn 't long before his arm went around…

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