In the famous story of a girl, named Anne Frank, we see this true life story of this one girl hiding in the secret Annex with her family and friends. Anne Frank by Anne Frank, is a diary with her true feelings and confusion in life with comical laughs in
Anne had to suffer many hardships throughout her life especially while in hiding. During this time, the living conditions were poor, relationships formed within the Annex, and having enough food for everyone was very difficult. As the Nazis began invading Germany, the Franks made their way to the Netherlands to
In the play “Anne Frank” they are located in Amsterdam July 6th 1942. They are in hiding in what is called the Annex during WWII. The people at the Annex are Anne Frank, Margot Frank, Mr.Frank and Mrs. Frank, Peter Van Daan, Mr. Van Daan, Mrs. Van Daan, and
The Diary of an Anne Frank The events recounted in Anne Frank’s Diary took place during World War 11. By 1933, the strongest party in Germany had gained ultimate power with Hitler under their command. Hitler was Germany’s dictator who
While in hiding, Anne Frank was closed off from the world as she was not allowed to leave the “Secret Annex”. To pass time Anne would read books and wrote in an autograph book she received for her 13th birthday, the book in which she used as a diary described her life in hiding, her various thoughts, and relationships with the members of the Secret Annex in which Anne was hiding in. Before going into hiding, Otto Frank had notified a few of his most trusted workers where they would be hiding. The workers would shortly visit the annex to tend the Franks with necessities such as food and gave news of the war. Although life was hard, their survival from Hitler’s regime seemed promising until in a sudden sad turn of events, one of Otto’s workers
Mr. and Mrs. van Daan and their son Peter (who is a few years older than Anne) are also in hiding with the Franks. Anne’s adolescence is spent hidden from the outside world. She’s cooped up in tiny rooms, tiptoeing around during the day. After almost 2 years in hiding they are discovered and deported to concentration camps. Anne’s father, Otto Frank, is the only one of the eight people to survive. After her death Anne becomes world famous because of the diary she wrote while in hiding. Miep Gies is a Dutch woman who assists the annex residents with food, clothing, books, and companionship. She cheerfully assists them with the things they need and pitches in to give them holidays. Along with Elli, she retrieves and saves Anne's diary from the floor after the annex residents are arrested (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miep_Gies). Miep Gies and her husband took action and helped their Jewish friends. This situation affected their daily lives in many different ways. The fact that Miep and her husband helped the Jews, knowing that they
Living within the Secret Annex wasn 't the easiest thing ever done. Secrets were kept, stories were revealed, things changed in the Frank 's life and the Van Danns life. Not everyone got along well in the secret annex. There were limitations and restrictions they all had to follow. The room annex wasn 't a huge house, they had to share lots of things. Many fears would show through all of
Argument Essay Are people aware of their own good nature, are others aware of their good nature? Anne Frank’s statement, that people are truly good at heart, is true.The current generation and the past generation has had its faults, it’s troubles and events. For instance, the Holocaust and the recent Florida
About two months after moving in, a local Jewish dentist friend of Miep’s fiance, Dirk, is in trouble. He needs a hiding place, and fast. Mr. Kraler comes to ask if he could hide with them in the annex. After talking it over, they decide it’s the right thing to do. His name is Mr. Dussel. They arrange for him to room with Anne and for Margot to move in with in their parents’ room. Mr. Dussel brings them information from the outside. He tells them about how Jews are being pulled away from their homes and taken off to camps. Mr. Dussel becomes a normal residence of the annex very soon. With time he becomes more and more rude to them, and insensitive.
The four of them packet their things and pulled on layers of cloths in order to take them with them and began their walk to the annex on July 9th. The secret annex was above her father warehouse and house the Franks and four other Jews. The other four Jew included Herman and Auguste Van Pels and their son Peter, and later in November Fritz Pefeffer. Between the eight people with differing personalities and opinions the tensions in the annex grew faster than expected, though no yelling could ensue for the fear of being caught. Anne wrote all about the annex in her diary and hoped to have her diary published as a book when she could come out of
In the play, the residents of the Annex get help from Miep Gies and Mr. Kraler, workers in Mr. Frank's company. Miep buys supplies for them and makes sure that they stay hidden. In Act 1, Scene 2, Mr. Kraler says, “Miep or I, or both of us, will be up each day to bring you food and news and find out what your needs are." This shows how devoted Miep and Mr. Kraler are to keep the Franks comfortable in the attic, even when the risks are extremely dangerous. "I asked Father what would happen to them if the Nazis found out they were hiding us. Pim said that they would suffer the same fate that we would" (Act 1, Scene 1). The punishment for hiding Jews would be death. Jeannine Burk was a Jew who hid in a woman's house from the ages of three to five. Burk had to stay in the house most of the time, but it would also be dangerous to be in the house. She states, "The Nazis used to love to parade. When they used to parade, everybody on the street had to open their doors to watch. The lady I was staying with had to open her door and watch too. She would hide me in the outhouse. If the Nazis saw a Jew inside the house, both the woman and Burk would undoubtedly be punished. Both Anne and Burke had people who helped them go into hiding. and they both faced the same
In 1942 Nazis arrived all over Europe and started to kill Jews. Two Jew families went into hiding until this was over. The Franks and Van Daans went into hiding. These families were limited to things. There was tension and stress a lot, and there was some things to occupy their time. What was it really like for these families to live in the Secret Annex?
As read in the last paragraph, Anne Frank and her family went into hiding. They also stayed with other Jews. Later on in the year, a man by the name of Fritz Pfeffer had moved into the Annex. He stayed in Anne’s room while Anne’s sister, Margot stayed with her mother and father. During their stay, Anne had gotten a diary earlier in the year from her father on
The Mental and Emotional Effects of Life in the Secret Annexe Imagine dozens of families being seized from their house for no particular reason, or imagine a dirty and desolate campground with hardly any food and little to no chance of surviving. These are the horrors the the German Nazis brought
At the time Anne Frank was born in 1929, the Nazi party had Not even a month following her thirteenth birthday, Anne got the shocking news that Margot, her 16 year old sister, had been ordered to report to a work camp in Germany. Afterward, Anne and the rest of her family secretly moved to an Annex behind her father’s business. She could no longer go to school, get together with friends, or go out at all. Some of her father’s last employees would come and accommodate them by giving them left over food and water at any time they could, but it was not enough to feed the four Franks, the three Van Pels', and a man they welcomed in 1942, Fritz Pfeffer. The occupants were not to make noise, the slightest sound or even a glimpse of a person through a window could give them away. The windows were not to be open let alone looked through, and toilets were only to be flushed at the safest times when there was no sign of life. The children were homeschooled whenever possible and only had their other companions as company. “My mind boggles at the profanity this honorable house has had to endure in the past month… To tell you the truth, I sometimes forget who we're at odds with and who we're not” (Frank