Diary of Anne Frank: Notes

1.The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank2.The setting of this book is an attic of a building in Amsterdam duringthe time period of 1942 to 1944.

3.The historical period of this book is World War II.4.Anne Frank was a young girl who is the author of this popular diary. Shewas thought of by others as conceited but didn’t think so herself. She wasin love with Peter Van Daan in the attic.Margot Frank was the older sister of Anne who was considered smarter andmore adultlike than younger sister.

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Margot was also jealous of Annebecause of Anne’s relationship with Peter.Mr.Frank was Anne’s father who was kind, forgiving and a very good father.

He cared for every Jew in the world for they were all opppressed victims.Mrs.Frank was a caring mother who was always fare. She loved her husbandand favored Margot over Anne most of the time.Peter Van Daan was Anne’s boyfriend who was picked on by Mr.

Dussel. Heloved his father but thought his mother was a pain.Mr.Van Daan was a loving father that always stood up for his son. He oftenargued with his wife and Mr.Dussel.

Mrs.Van Daan loved her son, Peter, and her husband, although they arguedmost of the time. She clinged to one material possession, her fur coatgiven to her by her father.Mr.Dussel was a Jewish dentist that picked on Peter van Daan for everylittle thing. He wasn’t a very religious Jew, but he still wore the bluestar.

Mr.Kraler was one of the people that helped them survive in the lonelyattic. He with Koophuis was sent to the camps with the Jews for housingthem. They both miraculously survived the camps.

Mr.Koophuis was the manager of the building occupying the group of Jews.As I already mentioned, he went to the camps with the Jews. He was sick alot and was always on the edge of death.

Miep and Eli also helped the families by getting them food and supplies.They were very helpful and sometimes helped them stay alive.5.The characters in the book are in hiding because they are Jewish andduring WWII Jews were killed in concentration camps by the Nazi’s.6.The Jews in concentration camps were being beaten and gassed. The Nazi’sused Nerve gas and Mustard gas on the Jews.

Jews were also being shot andkilled for no reason.7.This book made me feel sorry for all the Jewish people in camps andhiding during WWII.

It made me realize how lucky we are not to be treeatedthat way.8.I think this book was published as a remembrance of what happened to Jewsduring WWII.

It was also published to show how much courage a group ofJewish people had and how they tried to stay alive.9.I would recommend this book to others because it showed the courage ofone group of people trying to stay alive. It also showed how Jews wereoppressed by the Nazi’s.

10.I think this book is so popular worldwide because it can so easilyreminds us of what happened to Jews in WWII. It also shows courage in agroup of Jews trapped inside a building hoping not to be discovered.