The Diary of Anne Frank
The story Diary of Anne Frank was a very interesting book which showed
the ways a group of Jewish people during the 1940's went about trying to
conceal their identity and themselves. This story was a true story taken
from a diary of a young girl during the incident. This was made into a
play during 1955. This was praised as Frances Goodrich's and her husband
Albert Hackett's most famous work as it was performed.
The play was started in November of 1945. As Mr. Frank began to read
the diary, it flashed back to July 1942 in an attic in Amsterdam because
this was where the people were hiding and represented the type of place
that Jews all over were living. The most important part of the play were
the people who were acted out. They gave the play a sense of flavor and
realism. Anne, a young German girl was particularly amusing because of the
scuffles she and everyone around her seemed to have. Anne's Mother was a
woman who was more traditional than anything else and wanted Anne to be
more like a lady. One such person was Margot. As Anne's sister, she was
very nice and didn't speak out and was very proper. The Frank's weren't
the only ones in this attic, there were other people such as the Van Daans.
Mr. Frank let them stay because they needed a place to hide and since they
had helped him out so much in the past by actually teaching Mr. Frank
German, he felt it was the least he could do. The Van Daans had a son
which Anne later became interested in. Peter was the only person who Anne
could understand and knew that Anne could understand him. They could both...