Diary Of Anne Frank Book Review Essay

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In The Diary of Anne Frank, the novel starts off by Anne Frank, herself, celebrating her thirteenth birthday and is given a diary of her own. She describes all of her friends from school that attend her birthday party in a hysterical way. Anne describes her sense of loneliness and feels as if she has no one to confide in. She decides to call this special diary “Kitty.” Anne writes about her family and teaches the reader that she has a mother, father and an older sister named Margot, and that the entire family all lived in Frankfurt, Germany until she turned about four years old. She explains how difficult things have been for all of the Jews across Germany, and how there are several restrictions and laws against them. She explains her recent …show more content…
She shares how she feels isolated from her family and how she believes that Margot is never picked on as much as she is. When the van Daans arrive, Anne is frustrated that the family is allowed to bring their cat along, whereas her cat had to remain at home. Anne describes the van Daans in a way that infers she is not too fond of any of them. She does not see herself ever bonding with Peter and dislikes how Mr. van Daan treats her as if she were a baby. With several arguments all taking place at once in this small hiding place, Anne writes about how she does not seem to understand her own mother or sister at all. The two families end up celebrating Mrs. van Daan’s birthday in a pleasant manner. Peter and Anne switch clothes to provide enlightenment for the group of people. After this, Anne gets into another quarrel with her mother and ends up telling her father that she feels more love for him than she does for her mother. She describes how she hates feeling like a child and wishes that she could grow up rather sooner than later. Later on, the three women in the Frank family end up making up with one another, and Anne and Margot end up sharing an entry in their separate diaries with each other. The seven people decide that they should house one more Jew in the annex, but refuse to house anymore family members from the two already inside. Mr. Frank

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