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    The story The Hiding Place is narrated by Corrie ten-Boom. She talked about the trials her family, the ten-Boom family, went through during World War ll. The ten-Booms live in Haarlem, Holland in a house known as the Beje. The book begins with the ten Boom family celebrating the 100th anniversary of the watch shop. In the next few chapters, Corrie talks about her childhood and glad-hearted mother, and the three aunts who once lived in the Beje. After the deaths of Corrie's mother and aunts, it was only Corrie, her sister Betsie, and her father. In 1940, Holland was invaded by the Nazi. She and her family hid Jews in their home to protect them from being sent to the prison camps. The ten Booms arranged for a secret room to be built in the Béjé, so the Jews would have a place to hide. Not long after, they were caught for hiding Jews and Corrie and her family were sent to prison. Later on the prisoners were shipped by train to Germany, where they were imprisoned at Ravensbrück, a notorious women's concentration camp. The work was hard and Betsie's health began to fail. Betsie ended up dying before the war was over. Corrie was later released because of a clerical error. Corrie arrived back in the Netherlands by January 1945. The ten-Boom family made some very difficult decisions through World War ll, but with their faith, they were protected. The story The Hiding Place takes place in Haarlem, Holland in 1937 in a small house called the Beje. The ten Booms live in the Beje,…

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    Anne Frank Biography

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    In November 1942 an eight person joins them in hiding. Fritz Pfeffer, he was a dentist and an acquaintance of both the Franks and the Van Pels family. Four of Otto’s employees helped them. They were always living in constant fear of being discovered and captured. It wasn’t easy for eight people to live in such a small space (Lycett, 14).The atmosphere of the annex in the beginning were calm and pleasant, but the first conflict quickly arose. The people in the annex had to be extremely quiet…

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    (Anne Frank, 8). Anne, her family, and other Jews had many restrictions against what they can and cannot do. Anne Frank and her family were already prepared to go into hiding. When Margot got a call-up the date to go into hiding moved up earlier than before. “‘Father has received a call-up notice from the SS,’ she whispered” (Anne Frank, 19). Margot had thought that the call-up was for her father but instead was for her. The next day after the call-up they the Anne and her family leave to go…

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    The Function of Memory Elie Wiesel, a Nobel-Prize winning writer, once said, “ Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” Wiesel, explains the importance of memory and why it 's important to remember, even when people might want to forget. Memories are the moments people remember from their past; memories are essential to a large extent, because it’s the glue to what holds a person together. Memories are important because someone…

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    A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, The Diary of Anne Frank, is the main text that will be focused on in this learning segment. The play has two acts. The main characters in The Diary of Anne Frank include Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who is hiding with her family from the Nazis from persecution. Mr. Frank, also known as Otto Frank, is the father of Anne and Margot Frank. Mrs. Frank is the wife to Otto Frank and the mother of Anne and Margot. The Van Daan family are also play…

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    A Silent Book Summary

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    The secret annex was comparable as each and every day, dead silent. Out of nowhere you could hear someone's footstep getting louder and louder, but everyone believed it was the warehouse men. Maintaining their usual activities, a couple of minutes later there was a “Boom”. The knob on the door was turning slowly, the door opened and it was Gestapo. The Franks, Van Daans, and Peter were doomed, knowing the next stop was being relocated at the concentration camps. Miep Gies had a disappointed…

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    Throughout time, the famous and not so famous have kept journals. These journals were highly personalized and represented a glimpse into the daily lives and cumulative life of each and every person. Journaling still matters today for a variety of reasons. There was a time when journaling was simply the standard thing done by a majority of people. Also referred to as keeping a diary, journals served as fascinating records of a person's life whether theywere in one sport or traveling the world.…

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    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…

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    As Anne Frank once said, “Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again,” applies to the screenplay “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett because of the moral that is conveyed to us by the author. The “Diary of Anne Frank” is about a Jewish thirteen-year-old girl named Anne Frank who goes into hiding with her family and family friends whose names are Mr. Frank, Mrs. Frank, Margot, Mr. Van Dann, Mrs. Van Dann, Peter and Mr.…

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    How To Treat Anne Frank

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    Many people are affected by their surroundings. This includes the environment they are in and the people around them. While in hiding, this also applied to Anne Frank. The way she was treated by those in the annex with her changed her. The way her family, the van Daans’, and Mr. Dussel treated her had a big effect. The way she argued with the adults, trusted no one, and only loved a few people show her change in becoming more independant, closed off, and mature, mostly because of those around…

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