Essays Tagged: "Frank"

"Anne Frank Remembered", the autobiography of Miep Gies

Anne Frank Remembered is the autobiography of Miep Gies, the woman who helped the Frank family survive du ... nd during the second world war. It is also the first hand account of the hiding of Jews such as the Frank family, the Van Daan family, and Dr. Albert Dussel during this time.In regard to the book's au ... she grew older and soon she began to consider herself Dutch, not Viennese.Her association with the Frank family began when she was given a job with the Pectacon Company, owned and operated by Mr. Ott ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book summary of "Montana 1948"

y, that men had the power. The male characters in the book prove this; such as Wes, his father, and Frank. Each character has a certain overpowering attitude over the other. Wes being the character, w ... he superiority that Wes had over the family, hence putting the wife on the fringe of the household. Frank on the other hand is more of an easy going character, but since he was a doctor and was his fa ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Anne Frank and the diary of a young girl and the way she reacts and describes the other people in her book

Anne Frank and Her Relationship with the Other Members of the Annexe.By Alex AthaasIn Anne Frank: Diary O ... were like but this essay will explain to you what Anne thought of them as she wrote the diary.Anne Frank's older sister Margot, is sixteen years old when Anne gets her diary. Margot always quiet and ... l for her. It is Margot who is first called up by the Gestapo to go into work camp. This call makes Franks to go into hiding ten days earlier than they had planned. Margot eventually gets closer to An ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Book: the diary of anne frank author: frances goodrich

I read the story the diary of Anne frank. When in a time hitter ruled and wanted a non-Jew world. So he begins putting Jews in concentr ... time hitter ruled and wanted a non-Jew world. So he begins putting Jews in concentration camps the frank's in fear for their lives went into hiding.Since the Nazi laws restrict her father, his busine ... se. Their son Peter will have a small room on that floor. There is also an attic.Upon arriving, the Franks unpack and scrub the Annexe all day. Anne writes that she did not even have time to realize w ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes is a story written about the life of the author. Frank McCourt's family was poor. They lived in America (New York). Frank had a brother named Malachy ... e, Angela managed to have two more children. She had Michael and Alphie. The children go to school. Frank comes down with typhoid fever. He almost died. He was in the hospital for a long time. When he ... r, his school wanted to hold him back. They did, but they eventually put him up to his proper grade.Frank's father goes off to London to work in the factories to get money. He never sends money. He dr ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Angela's ashes

most acclaimed works of contemporary autobiographical writing was recently adapted for the screen. Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize winning memoir, Angela's Ashes, is a bittersweet narrative of growing ... t is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. (McCourt, 1996, p. 11)So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in the Great Depression in Brooklyn to recently arrived Irish immigrants and rai ...

(11 pages) 77 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Biography of Anne Frank.

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father was Otto Frank and her mother was ... was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father was Otto Frank and her mother was Edith Frank. Anne had a sister named Margot; and also lived with her grandmother. Anne Frank is famous bec ... ks, homosexuals, handicapped people and Jews. Over six million Jews were murdered by the Nazis. The Frank family was Jewish. In the fall of 1933, Otto Frank received an offer to start a new company in ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Another reponse on Angela's Ashes

is not only to look at the events of the story, but also study the culture background of the book. Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes happened to a book that strongly point out a country's unique traditi ... ast English invasions of Ireland. Angela's children had no choice but accept this kind of thoughts. Frank is brought up assuming that the English are basically evil. Nevertheless, when Mr. O'Halloran ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anne Frank

Anneliese (Anne) Frank was a kind hearted daughter, sister, friend and individual. Anne was born in 1929, three years ... ill include Anne's life before hiding, Anne's life while hiding, Anne's family and friends, how the Frank's got arrested, who survived the war and how Anne's diary became published.Anne Frank lived a ... published.Anne Frank lived a safe life before she went in hiding with her family. Anne was born in Frankfurt, Germany. The Frank's family business included banking, the manufacturer of cough drops an ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

20th-Century Genius Award: Frank Lloyd Wright

From the day that Frank Lloyd Wright was born, Anna Wright was determined to make her son one of the greatest architec ... nd design buildings that would reflect the new and changing face of the United States. Not only was Frank Lloyd Wright a great architect, but he was a smart businessman. Wright knew how to please each ... fore his time and are still admired today. Within this paper, I will demonstrate why I believe that Frank Lloyd Wright is considered one of the geniuses of the twentieth century.Frank Lloyd Wright was ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Anne Frank

s a diary for her 13th birthday and starts writing in it right away. Since 1933 the Frank family had lived a happy life in a house in southern Amsterdam, where Anne and her sister Marg ... s birthday, Margot received a notice from the Nazis to report to a labor camp. On July 5th1942, the Frank family moved into a secret hiding place across the street from Otto Frank's office called the ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Book Report And Analysis For Angela's Ashes

English III Honors 3-26-01 Non-Fiction Book Review McCourt, Frank. Angela's Ashes. New York : Simon and Schuster Publishing Company, 1996.Type of book : Autobio ... Simon and Schuster Publishing Company, 1996.Type of book : Autobiography Author's Qualifications : Frank McCourt is the most qualified author for this book possible. He lived through the events himse ... esponsible alcoholic the drinks away the money he should be giving to his family. Early in the book Frank tells how his mother has a baby girl, and she dies shortly after he birth. After the death of ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Angela's Ashes

to give us what we expect". This statement is found to be true in "Angela's Ashes", by Frank McCourt and "Ten Thousand Sorrows", by Elizabeth Kim. In both novels the children's basi ... on how to structure their stories.A parents love something that is forever sought after by a child. Frank McCourt in "Angela's Ashes", strives for his fathers love for many years. He does everyt ...

(4 pages) 683 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Angela's Ashes

to give us what we expect". This statement is found to be true in "Angela's Ashes", by Frank McCourt and "Ten Thousand Sorrows", by Elizabeth Kim. In both novels the children's basi ... on how to structure their stories.A parents love something that is forever sought after by a child. Frank McCourt in "Angela's Ashes", strives for his fathers love for many years. He does everyt ...

(4 pages) 802 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Angela's Ashes

In Pulitzer Prize winning, Angela's Ashes, a memoir, Frank McCourt demonstrates his ability to provoke healthy and thoughtful laughter throughout his see ... voke healthy and thoughtful laughter throughout his seemingly depressing work. How, as a young boy, Frank survives - is still a phenomenon that plagues and questions even the most spiritual of readers ... act of God, or sheer luck and good fortune, the reader is wholeheartedly listening and learning as Frank teaches his childish art of thoughtful laughter. As a youth, Frank, lighthearted and as ...

(6 pages) 8 1 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt

erpret many lessons from these challenges as we grow older. In the novel, "Angela’s Ashes", by Frank McCourt, the author captivates the reader into his inspiring life story in which he is struggl ... life and how they help individuals achieve their ultimate goal, instead of hindering their dreams. Frank McCourt clearly demonstrates this concept throughout his life by facing his external conflicts ...

(5 pages) 20 1 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Angela's Ashes" - How did Frank McCourt's tragic childhood lead to his success as an adult?

In Frank McCourt’s incredible and poignant memoir "Angela’s Ashes" McCourt explains, with a b ... ldhood is hardly worth your while” (McCourt 11). As indescribably miserable and problematic as Frank’s childhood is the fact that he is forced into being his house’s “father figure ... ult.With his father Malachy always out drinking away the money he earns at work (when he has a job) Frank is forced to be the father figure in the McCourt household and even to his own father at times ...

(2 pages) 15 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Born Historic Leader

“President George W. Bush calls Franks, “a down to earth, no-nonsense guy.” His troops call him, “a soldier’s Ge ... ll him, “an astute business man.” His grandkids call him, “Pooh” (About General Franks, 2005). Many people did not know who General Tommy Franks was until the beginning of Operatio ... anks was until the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The attention of the war put General Tommy Franks in the spot light. Many people not knowing anything about him, just what they saw on televisi ...

(4 pages) 24 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Angela's Ashes Hunger

in America and raised in Ireland. His family consisted of Angela, his mom, Malachy Sr., his father, Frank, him, Malachy Jr., Eugene, Oliver, Michael, and Alphie, his brothers, and Margaret, his sister ... ended up drinking the money and not sending any to the family, leaving them worse off than before. Frank stepped up as the man and got a job and helped the family pay for food and other things like h ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Eveline By James joyce

e, she has the choice of leaving everything in the past to escape and elope with her fiancé, Frank, a sailor, in Buenos Aires. Eveline is a young woman who is scared because of her domestic lif ... and the call of new experiences and the future, and is unable to decide between them. Eveline sees Frank as the person who will save her from her upsetting domestic situation. Eveline is repeatedly r ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature