Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Philosophy of Man
Charina D. Vargas
Everyone of us has its character that either being suppressed or kept in the deepest muddle of ourselves. For a young girl like Anne Frank, writing and sharing the highlighted events in her life during their refuge in the “Secret Annex” located behind a shelf of books in Mr. Otto Frank’s office, Anne’s father, has evidently showcased the distress, longing, hunger, agony, merriment, love, melancholy and other related nouns to describe what they went through. Could you just imagine how complicated it was hiding to a furtive place with all the terror if ever be flaunted and revealed, they’ll be one of those Jews who are under heinous sufferings? And this thing, resounded for more than two years. The survival of the two family, the Frank’s and the van Daan’s plus Mr. Dussel who undeniably forged plenty of courage to keep themselves alive and hoping that at the end of the World War II they would still be alive and will be back from what routines they had before. There were also people who were helping them to have their needs in despite of being fugitive. Furthermore, Anne being a growing adolescent had also a developing affair towards Peter, the son of the van Daan’s who magnified her humankind searching for love. Nonetheless, Anne’s despair in terms of her mother was also explicit in her diary.
The entirety of the story of a young adolescent girl who is cheerful, clever, bookworm, and all sorts of description has an impact to every reader of her diary. It was written with honesty and that she has the ingenious craftsmanship in terms of writing. I admire her at that young age; she was able to read a lot of books that is why she has a wider grasp of understanding humanity. If only she had survived, then there is no doubt that she could have been a famous writer or journalist like William Gibson, Earnest Hemmingway, Charles Dickens and the like. Though the consequence is more rewarding-- her diary being translated in many languages and is very well-known in countries over the globe.
Now to dissect Anne being a thriving teenage girl who found turning back from her childhood time stepping forward to maturity, I presume that this would not entirely expound but I would try to encapsulate the foremost remarks I have observed. Anne as a daughter. We could see from her written diaries how was she being a daughter. Especially to her mom as if there was a gap between them. The problem with Anne was that she is less uncaring and cold to her mom. She thought that her mom would not ever understand her. She longs for a mother who is comprehensible enough to accept her silliness and personality. With so much suffocation of this idea, she failed to see the goodness of her mom. That is why, to the point of being distressed that with her attitude, even his father and sister Margot, she could not at least confide to them. Anne was all idealistic of a mother that in extent her mother can’t really portray to her. In her case, it is likely a scenario of a child being abandoned by her mother and went to abroad for a living. OFW children have a worse case in terms of being deprived of real parent-and-child interaction. They just merely live in a virtual existence of relationship to their parents. But due to the help of technology nowadays, the gap has been resolved and a much deeper relationship between can be cultivated. But not all OFW children have the same alternative type of overcoming long distance relationship. Because even I could assert a personal experience out of this. Though the modernization has taken place, I could not still exercise a booming relationship towards my mom. It has been years like this but I am actually used to this kind of relationship to my mom. Sometimes, circumstances can knock us down and we can’t afford to do something because it is prerogative still to comply with what is currently happening. If I am to put myself to...
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