The Diary of Anne Frank: Theme and Historical Background

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The Diary of Anne Frank Essay Test On Theme
Directions: Answer at least one of the questions below about theme. Use complete sentences and answer in paragraph form. Your grade will depend upon the length of your answers, the accuracy of your judgments, and your ability to defend those judgments with specific details, examples, and quotations from the play. Also, use vocabulary terms we have discussed. This should be an example of your best writing skills.

If you answer only this question about theme, the best grade you can get is a C. Your answer should be over 200 words in length and more than one paragraph. 1. One of the themes of The Diary of Anne Frank is “Good vs. Evil”. A. How do you see both good and evil on these three levels? • the society as a whole during WWII

• the eight people in hiding
• the character of Anne
To answer this question, you must find evidence (details, examples, quotations) from the play to explain how both good and evil exist on all three levels. B. React to Anne’s statement, “…I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are really good at heart.” Would you be able to write this statement under the same circumstances that Anne and her family experienced? Given today’s world situation, do you agree that people are basically good at heart? Give examples of good or evil today to support your opinion.

If you answer only one of the following questions, the best grade you can get is a B. If you answer two of the following questions, the best grade you can get is an A. If you answer all three of the following questions, you may receive extra credit. Your answer for these questions should be over 80 words in length and more than one paragraph. 1. A second theme in the diary is the importance of courage and hope. A. How do you see examples of both courage and hope in the thoughts, words, or actions...
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