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"Anne Frank" is a diary written by a teenage girl during the Nazi Occupation in World War Two.

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Anne Frank Essay "Anne Frank" is a diary written by a teenage girl during the Nazi Occupation in World War Two. The story starts when Anne Frank receives a diary as a 13th birthday present, from her father, Otto Frank. There are a several themes of this diary, it deals with the problems of growing up, and the affects war has on her life and love. As it is a diary it expresses these themes in a very personal way. The story is mainly set in Amsterdam during the Nazi Occupation in World War Two where at first life is good and all is well for Anne and her family, it then moves on to things worsening for the Franks and other Jewish families as the Nazi influence grows stronger and stronger until it reaches the stage were the family is sent into hiding to cherish there last few years of some freedom before they are sent off to Concentration camps. ...read more.

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She said that I was quite attractive and that I had nice wyes. Rather vague don't you think?" and "Just had a big bust up with mummy for the umpteenth time, we simply don't get on together these days!" Anne growingly falls more and more in love with Peter as she gets to know him; "Sometimes I have had the same feeling here with Peter, but never to such an extent, until yesterday, when we were, as usual, sitting on the divan, our arms wrapped around each other's waists. Then suddenly the ordinary Anne slipped away and a second Anne took her place, a second Anne is not reckless and jocular, but the one that loves and wants to be gentle." Peter also becomes more and more in love with Anne; "Peter loves me not as a lover but as a friend and grows more affectionate day by day." ...read more.

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Her character has strengthened greatly. Anne Frank has written this diary very maturely and as it is her diary it is written very personally and informally in the first person. Her writing is very effective, after some reading there is a needed feeling of empathizing with her character. The book has the affect of creating a minor bond with the reader. The language she uses is very grown up and her vocabulary is somewhat extended, this is due to the fact that she is a keen reader and her father teaches her all kinds of academic subjects daily. Anne uses many words that describe a person or a situation very well, words that someone else her age could not put there finger on and use quite as well as her. To every story there is a heart, however this is a diary making it have possibly the biggest heart of all. As a reader I have grown to like, hate and empathize with Anne's character, after all in the end she is still a teenager. ...read more.

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