Essay on Diary Of A Diary By Anne Frank

2013 Words Jun 10th, 2015 9 Pages
Anne Frank may have wanted to publish a book about her time in the ‘annex’ but I don’t suppose she wanted it to be her diary, the book filled with her deepest-darkest secrets and thoughts. “Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year old school girl. Oh well, it doesn’t matter. I feel like writing.”(The Diary of Anne Frank, page 6). A diary by definition is a daily record, usually private, especially of the writer 's own experiences, observations, feelings, attitudes, etc. (dictionary.com), it is something that you confide in, that you know you can trust. While writing in a diary you don’t think, “Hey, I should be careful what I say, what if somebody finds this and publishes it?” But even given the circumstances Anne Franks writing seemed to be directed towards us, the audience, in an indirect sense. Her writing was emotionally deep, and revealing, reading it you felt as though you were there with her, experiencing everything she experienced. Her story not only related to me through age, but millions of others through experiences they have been through or emotions they have also felt. Without knowing so, Anne Frank exposed the harsh nature of Nazi Germany, from the beginning all the way to the brutal and tragic end, to the World. “With a diary kept in a secret attic, she…

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