Human Spirit Can Triumph Over All: The Diary Of Anne Frank

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Have you ever had something to look forward too? While Anne Frank was hiding in the secret annex during the Holocaust, this is what kept her hopeful and happy. This leads me to believe the theme of Anne Frank is “people need a sense of purpose and direction in their lives.” Although others may argue the main theme of her diary is the “human spirit can triumph over all”, I insure you it is not, because without a sense of direction you would have no goals for the future. During the Holocaust the Jews didn’t have much hope. So when Anne writes “ I’m going to be a famous dancer or singer...or something wonderful, ” (pg.502) it shows that she thought she was going to live past the Holocaust. Having these images in her head of what she wanted to

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