The Freedom Writers Diary - Foreword Summary & Analysis

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Foreword Summary and Analysis

The foreword to Freedom Writers Diary is written by Zlata Filipovic, the author of Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo. Zlata's Diary chronicles Zlata's life from an innocent, young girl to a wizened teenager after living through some of the Bosnian war.

During this portion of the text, Filipovic urges the freedom writers to continue to use their voice to "write, create, to fight stereotypes, and live up to the name of true Freedom Writers."

She parallels her experience during the Bosnian war with the everyday experience of each of the Freedom writers. She does this by stating that because of circumstances beyond their control, both Filipovic and the writers could label themselves as "victims." She says it would be "easy to become a victim of our circumstances and continue feeling sad, scared, or angry; or instead, we could choose...

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