The Diary on Anne Frank is the recording of a young, Jewish girl's experience through out the holocaust. During the two years recorded in her diary, Anne deals with confinement and deprivation, as well as the complicated and difficult issues of growing up in the brutal circumstances of the Holocaust. Her diary describes a struggle to define herself within this time of oppression. Anne's diary ends without comment on August 1, 1944, the end of a seemingly normal day that leaves readers with the expectation of seeing another entry on the next page. However, the Frank family is betrayed to the Nazis and arrested on August 4, 1944. Anne's diary, the observations of an imaginative, friendly, and rather normal teenage girl, comes to an abrupt and silent end.
The diary was written during a time of chaos and hatred. Nazi soldiers were raiding the streets and killing any suspected Jew without mercy. Jewish people were forced into concentration camps; where they were raped, tortured, and usually murdered. Before this despicable event in history Britain had stopped Jewish immigration to Palestine. However, 6 million Jews were killed throughout the holocaust which caused Britain to allow Jewish immigration to Palestine. The UN portioned the land into Jewish and Arab states. The Arabs did not accept Israel as a country; therefore the fighting begun.
The fighting in the Middle East between these two religions has been relentless. There have been many attempts at peace, most of which end in more bombings. While President Clinton was in office he developed the Bridging Proposal, both parties agreed to its terms. However, as events later played out both groups backed... [continues]
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