Essay on The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

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Relationships and Teenagers

What makes Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl so touching is that Anne Frank was not any different from a typical teenager. Anne Frank has the common teenage debates with her parents, as well as the thoughts of being an self-regulating girl hoping to fall in love, just as most teenagers do today. Anne had relationship issues with her mother, other members of the household, and of course, boys. In our society today, teenagers experience these same issues as Anne had while being held captive in the Secret Annex. Throughout the duration of the novel, Anne expresses her deep hatred for her mother, Edith Frank. Mrs. Frank is seen as a cold and tactless mother, according to her daughter. Anne accuses her
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Relationships and Teenagers

What makes Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl so touching is that Anne Frank was not any different from a typical teenager. Anne Frank has the common teenage debates with her parents, as well as the thoughts of being an self-regulating girl hoping to fall in love, just as most teenagers do today. Anne had relationship issues with her mother, other members of the household, and of course, boys. In our society today, teenagers experience these same issues as Anne had while being held captive in the Secret Annex. Throughout the duration of the novel, Anne expresses her deep hatred for her mother, Edith Frank. Mrs. Frank is seen as a cold and tactless mother, according to her daughter. Anne accuses her mother for instigating their dynamic relationship. Anne thinks there is nothing motherly about her, and she often wishes she had an affectionate, warm mother to turn to. It is said that ALL teenagers go through a rebellious era of their life against their parents. Every child wants to be independent and exercise the power they hold. Sometimes when people are struggling with school or relationships with other people, teens take out their anger on their parents. Anne wanted to break away from her parents controlling every decision and steps of her life. She realizes that her mom is not being a very good mother, and teenagers today think parents do not comprehend what world they live in. Also, teens rebel against their parents by being sassy and
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