The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank - 1947 - Research Article from Literary Themes: Race and Prejudice

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The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank - 1947

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The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank, is an actual diary kept by a young Jewish girl while she was in hiding from Nazi forces with her family and others in Holland during World War II. The book covers everything from mundane details of the group's daily life in hiding to passionate expressions of Anne's first feelings of romantic love. Her diary ends just days before she and her family are discovered by the Gestapo and subsequently relocated to concentration camps throughout German-occupied Europe.

Although Anne died before the end of the war, she had aspirations of becoming a famous journalist. As she wrote in her diary, "I want to go on living even after my death!" In March of 1944, Anne heard a Dutch news broadcast that...

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