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5.0 von 5 Sternen A SUBLIME EXPERIENCE!
Anne Frank ! ... a name that always brings a Sigh from the deepest part of my heart...a name that makes me think of angels , the fraility of human emotions & the steel that is the human spirit...unbreakable!A name that makes me want to hang my head in shame for being a part of the human race that could perpetrate such cruelty...! This book is the recorded...
Veröffentlicht am 7. Juli 2000 von Dr. Leena Varkey

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2.0 von 5 Sternen not boring, but neither was it a classic
I have swift through this book and it gave an impression of great sadness, and depression. I didn't finish the book been a better person, (like one of the reviews said) only more depressed. Although I agree the Holocaust is a great tragedy, and Anne Frank is an incredible young girl who had much insight into issues some modern day teenagers (including myself) would...
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5.0 von 5 Sternen A SUBLIME EXPERIENCE!, 7. Juli 2000
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Anne Frank ! ... a name that always brings a Sigh from the deepest part of my heart...a name that makes me think of angels , the fraility of human emotions & the steel that is the human spirit...unbreakable!A name that makes me want to hang my head in shame for being a part of the human race that could perpetrate such cruelty...! This book is the recorded emotions of a little girl struggling to maintain a balance betwixt despair & the fear of death & her love of life...but as u read thru' her deepest fears & loves written for her eyes only ,it is often hard to believe that these writings originated from a 13-15 year old heart because they have the insights of a mature soul! I was deeply saddened by the entry where she records her desire to live on after her death thru' her writings later on in life & her wish to publish a book on their life in hiding titled 'The Secret Annexe'...saddened because her wishes came true in such a twisted way ...I highly recommend this book because though it leaves you with an ache deep down ,it also leaves u with a belief in the human spirit & a joy of having known {even if indirectly} a person like Anne Frank...a soul to admire ... Hers was a life snuffed out too soon...& oh! So cruelly...
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5.0 von 5 Sternen A poignant book filled with tears and laughter, 30. April 2000
Rezension bezieht sich auf: The Diary of a Young Girl (Taschenbuch)
A lot has been said about "The Diary of Anne Frank." Some people have even claimed that it is a fake, which is an outrageous claim that denigrates those who died in the Holocaust and those that survived. This book is testament to a child's spirit and humanity as she hides in ever deteriorating circumstances with her family in an attic over an office in Amsterdam. We are witnesses to her first kiss with Peter a boy also in hiding, and her stormy relationship with her mother which she tries to resolve often unsuccessfully. We see flares of brilliance as she tries to understand human nature as well as the innocence of youth when she says, "basically I believe most people are good." The Diary of Anne Frank would probably be just an ordinary young girl's memoirs if the Holocaust had not happened. However the Holocaust did happen and Anne Frank's diary stands for all the young girls whose lives were ended before they had a chance to blossom. If any book was to be made compulsory reading in schools then this book should be it. Through Anne Frank we will never forget her humanity or for that matter our own.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Incredibly moving, 27. Februar 2000
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As a fourteen-year-old I found incredible comfort in this journal of Anne Frank, and felt priviliged, as well as moved, that I could be allowed to enter the secret world of Anne. I could relate to much she said.
Her name is as much a household name as Madonna. She should not face ridicule at all, as celebrities often do, for the thoughts in her diary very well might have been her deepest words, her thoughts, for they were in her diary. A person's diary should be held forever sacred, for diaries immortalize the truth. Hopefully, the "Diary of a Young Girl" will be forever immortalized, as all diaries and journals should, since they contain the truth. The truth in our souls. For those who might review this diary and say it might be slow in some parts, I find that startling, because this is her life. This book was not a work of fiction, written solely for enertaintment, so be gentle with your thoughts.
I find it kind that her father allowed Anne's deepest thoughts to go public in the world, and courageous. Some of the bravest people in the book were the helpers, such as Miep or Bep.
I definitely recommend reading this book, particularly since it gives you the viewpoint of a person's life in the holocaust: the thoughts, the emotions, as if you were there yourself. You do not truly read more on the tragedy of Anne Frank, for her diary ends, so you would not read on about the horrific lives those in concentration camps lived: lives not long. When I read the afterward of this book, it broke my heart to hear about the annex member's deaths, and the hero's punishments. Whether to be empathetic or sympathetic is a choice, though. It was unimaginable to me to picture Mr. Van Daan, or Hermann van Pels, gassed, or Peter van Pels (van Daan) going on a death march from Austria. The horror must have been unimaginable. There is a new movie out, based on a book, called "Girl Interrupted", chronicling a girl sent to a mental institution, though she was not crazy. She was a girl interrupted, from her regular life, into a life she did not deserved, and whether that is fate or not is arguable. Yet I don't think it is arguable whether Anne Frank was a 'girl, interrupted' or not. She was.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Anne Frank: Breaking the Code, 23. Januar 2000
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I am just a mere speck on a human tapestry moved and saddened by the Diary of Anne Frank. It's just a book you say. Tell that to the millions who have read the diary. Tell that to those who have seen the stage play, the movies, the documentaries, and the World Wide Web pages. Tell that to the Japanese schoolgirl who said her heart danced in the Secret Annex. Tell that to me who, for almost three decades, has pondered the riddle of emotion that Anne's diary calls forth. A code I have never been able to crack.
Anne started writing her diary, the same age I began reading it. I was just thirteen and had chosen the diary as part of a year eight reading course. I still have my relic, a Pan edition version of the publisher's 30th printing of the diary in 1974. It bears markings of many readings: starched yellow pages, corners bent, a dusty old library smell reflecting its ancient mid-seventies origin. I don't know why I chose her story. I had never heard of Anne Frank, never heard of her diary, never heard of 263 Prinsengracht, the Frank family-hiding place - Anne's "Secret Annex" - in war weary Amsterdam. But for whatever reason, not long after the moon left its dust on Armstrong, Anne Frank left her mark on me.
I went to Amsterdam once where all I could think about was Anne. As I made my way to 263 Prinsengracht, I half expected to see her, a blurry pink blush peddling past on her bicycle, or skating over some canal's wintry surface. And then standing outside The Shrine, what would this wedge of a structure tell me about Anne. Would I feel its ghosts...smell the fear of Jews in hiding...see Anne's frosted breadth on a window ... hear Anne singing, talking, whispering fear...writing her most sacred thoughts... her love for Peter...the fondness for her father...the problems with her mother... her dreams for a post-War world ...would Anne hear me coming...hello Anne are you there...
For some Anne might be the patron saint of teenagers. But she is no saint. She is one of us and that is her magic. In a dedication to Anne, the Mayor of Amsterdam once said that Anne Frank was not an abstract symbol for the millions who died during World War II. She was more than a symbol, she was reality itself. For the millions affected by the diary, Anne's voice somehow provides meaning and understanding in a cruel, violent and incomprehensible world. Anne taught us that tolerance, freedom and respect for human dignity count for more, than insane and corrupt ideologies.
When world leaders talk war and peace, they should remember there are many Anne's. Someplace there will be this island of human emotions: laughter, gaiety, innocence, love, fear, forgiveness. She tells us that the individual's quest for happiness means more than any depraved collective dream. Anne knew this when she said the best remedy for unhappiness was to go somewhere quiet where one could be alone with the heavens, nature and God. As long as happiness existed, she said, there would "always be comfort for every sorrow". Anne showed us how to live when there is an inferno at our doorstep. For this reason, her book should be read by all. For this reason, her diary's message will be eternal. If we have broken the code, it will be for one reason. We will always need Anne.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen A great book to understanding one girl's horrid time, 17. November 1999
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Rezension bezieht sich auf: The Diary of a Young Girl (Taschenbuch)
Anne Frank The diary of a Young Girl, I found was an interesting book, though I didn't find it having too much insight on the war. Bits and pieces were written about the war but basically her whole diary was about her and sometimes about her family. Which I do understand that usually a diary is written about you, your feelings and beliefs. From that point of view, I found that she had tremendous writing skills. I love the way she is so descriptive in describing her family, the Secret Annexe, and everything else that happens in her abnormal life. The little bit that she speaks of things happening in the world outside of the Secret Annexe, is extremely full of insight and feeling. Anne has a great way with words; she has skill and knows how to express herself. "The world has turned topsy-turvy, respectable people are being sent off to concentration camps, prisons, and lonely cells and the dregs that remain govern young and old rich and poor."(page 138 ) I thought this quote was a really well thought out piece of Anne, she felt very passionate about her writing and I believe that every word written down by her hand into her diary of dreams and thoughts, came straight from the heart. When I began reading the book, I tried putting myself in her position, to feel how she felt. When I did that is when I really began to understand her. I could now actually see the Secret Annexe. "Again and again I ask myself would it not have been better for us all if we had not gone into hiding, and if we were dead now and not going through all this misery, especially as we shouldn't be running our protectors into danger any more."(page 93 ) I can really comprehend with she feels, not because I have felt anything like that but because of the way she writes it. The feelings show so clearly. I learnt a great deal about the holocaust that I didn't know before, when I began researching for my presentation part of the project. I was horrified, disgusting and revolted by what I seen and read. It is so hard to believe that anything so horrifying and vile could possibly happen. And it is just mind boggling to wonder how it could happen and who could have done it all. To think that over 6 million Jews were killed in such horrid ways and the people that did it have little or no remorse. Through Anne was going through all this stuff she seemed to look above it and keep her hopes and spirits floating. For this reason and many more I adore Anne Frank and think that her and her family were brave and strong through those long awful nights that turned into weeks then to months. The book, I feel helped me make a great deal of understanding for how someone felt who was going through what we could only have nightmares of. Despite the fact that she had no idea millions of people would be reading her diary and knowing her most inner feelings made the book seem so much more innocent and free. She wrote entries in her diary through the most awful times of her short-lived life only for the satisfaction of herself. I would rate this book 8 out of 10.If someone is interested in the holocaust and wants to understand who it affected the Jews and to know exactly want they felt.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen Interesting story written by a 13 year old girl., 12. Dezember 1998
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"The Diary of Anne Frank" is an interesting story because it is written by a thirteen year old girl who expresses her experiences while hidden in the "secret annex" during World War II with all the emotional turmoils of an adolescent. While writing in her diary Anne appears to be mostly in a positive mood. She is frustrated at times but you can almost feel that she is trying very hard to keep her sanity by being positive and cheerful most of the time. On March 27, 1943, Anne wrote in her diary, "We've finished our shorthand course and are now working on improving our speed. Aren't we smart!" Her way of writing gives you the impression that she was trying to make the best out of what was happening. She is in confinement to avoid being sent to the concentration camps during the war so you can imagine what she goes through while living with her parents, her sister, Mr. and Mrs. van Daan, Peter van Daan, and Mr. Dussel who in Anne's opinion is an old and selfish man who shares the same room with her. On May 1, 1943, Anne wrote in her diary, "It's absolutely disgraceful that Dussel, whom we've treated with such kindness and whom we took in to save from destruction, should stuff himself behind our backs and not give us any thing. After all, we've shared all we had with him!" The reason that I was interested in reading this book was because I was curious as to what it would have been like to be in confinement or in hiding during the war and being a teenager. The biggest thing that I've learned by reading this book is to appreciate all the things that I have and not take them or the people around me for granted. Also that one must never give up hope for life and to know that there may be people out there like Miep, Bep and Mr. Kleiman, that are willing to help you survive. Reading this book has also helped me realize that being critical of my sixteen year old daughter is not always viewed by her as a positive and constructive way. So I am going to try to spend more quality time with her and not be so critical of her actions.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Powerful book about Anne's life during World War II, 10. Dezember 1998
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The Diary of Anne Frank written during World War II is very poweful but also sad. Her hopes, dreams, love, worries and everyday life in Secret Annex, the hiding place her father built in the attic above his office, are put into the diary. Anne Frank lives in the Secret Annex for two years having almost nothing to do. She lives with her family, van Daan's family and Mr. Dussel. It is very hard to live with another family even for ten days, but she has to live with them more than two years. It is no wonder that these people start to argue with each other. Because they cannot go outside and work off their stress, they have to yell at each other in order to get rid of it. But sometimes Anne is really hurt by their cruel words. She uses her diary to write down her complaints about her mother, sister, and other family members. she is sad that none of her family members treat her as an adult. Anne is an emotional person. Sometimes she gets excited and emotional and writes something bad about her family. Later, she always regrets about writing such evil things and feels sorry about them. Anne also writes about her dream of becoming a journalist. Something she wants to do after war is to go to the school and study with her friends. All of the people in the Secret Annex are waiting for war to be over. They listen to a radio about the condition of war and hope that someday they will be set free. But before the war is over, they are found by policemen and sent to the concentration camp. All of thm except Anne's father die there. Anne's hiding comes to notheing. The only good thing is that her wish comes true. Anne wishes, "I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I've never met. I want to go on living even after my death!" By the hand of Anne's father, Anne's diary is published, and today, more than 18 million people in the world have read it. I am sure that Anne is very satisfied for what her diary has done for all the people in the world.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen An adequate translation of the well-known book by Anne Frank, 28. Juli 1997
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I have just finished reading both versions of The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank, the first edition, which was heavily edited by her father and the Definitive Edition which returns many of the passages he left out.

Since we are rating the Definitive Edition specifically, I rate it 8. The first edition of this book as 9. These rating are based on the translations of the original German text. A 10 not possible. Translations of any language not native to the writer are always subject to the translator's views and translation abilities.

Unless one reads the original manuscript in German and can understand the German of the time the diary was written they therefore must rely on the translator to convey the story adequately.

Much of the Definitive Edition was loaded with contemporary idioms which may or may not be accurate in translation. And while the Definitive Edition does bring to light information about their situation which was not
in the first, I found it tedious to read some passages over and over again. All diaries have repetition since people are repetitious but the original editing helped to keep some of that to a minimum.

I am not sure why Otto Frank felt compelled to suppress some of the statisical information that Anne reported, though I can understand the
suppression of some of the sexually explicit comments Anne makes, given the time the first edition was published (in the late fifties). The only thing I can think of is that the first edition may have been slanted to an age
group of readers similar in age to Anne Frank when she wrote the diary.

Even the vocabulary of the Definitive Edition is quite a bit higher educationally than I would suspect Anne Frank of having used.

Reading the Definitive Edition only served to confuse the reader as to what was in her original diary and what was her later modified version meant for publication by Anne herself and what the translator thought was the appropriate translation.

This book was supposed to be referencing a real historical document, Anne Frank's personal diary. It lacked the appropriate footnotes to help the
reader follow the changes made in translation and or the differences between the various versions, whether it was Anne's original diary, her own
modified version, Otto Frank's version or this version.

This particular version is an appropriate translation if the reader is only using the book as a story telling device, but it is sadly lacking in regard to its possible use as a document for use in a historical capacity.

A better book for historical documentation is:

The Diary of Anne Frank : The Critical Edition

by Anne Frank, David Barnouw, Gerrold Van Der Stroom

IBN: 0385240236
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4.0 von 5 Sternen Anne Frank, an unfortunate story to get the point across, 26. April 2000
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The story of Anne Frank is a story of a young Jewish girl caught up in the turmoil of the Holocaust in the early 1940's. The book is a translation of Anne's diary of the years during this horrible time. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl tells a vivid story of a Jewish family and their trials and hardships. Anne Frank begins her diary once she receives it for her birthday. She is an ordinary girl living in Frankfort during the 1940's. As she describes it, she has a loving, caring family, great friends, and many admiring boy friends. Her life is turned upside down one day, however, when her ad her family are forced to leave their happy lives and go into hiding. Anne is very talkative and cheerful. She always tries to look on the bright side, no matter how gloomy it may seem. When a person thinks of the Holocaust, they normally think of a time of hardships and suffering. Although this is the case with the Frank family, they lived very comfortably compared to other Jews. They share a hidden house with four other people, called the "Secret Annex." Their house has three floors, so it is fairly roomy considering their situation. The translation of Anne's diary is very accurate and well done. Her entries are very imaginative and give vivid descriptions of everyday life for the Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. The story also shows the Holocaust from a child's point of view and has excellent stories of love and injustice, among other themes. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is an excellent book for people of all ages, and should be thoroughly appreciated by every religion for all of the suffering the Jews endured during this time.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen Quite exceptional, 27. Juni 2000
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Anne Frank is not an amazing writer and doesn't have an IQ of 170 but she is easily shown her feelings on paper through daily events. I personally find it very difficult to write down the daily events and correspond them to my feelings. Therefore I get low grades in essays and ficitonals and very high marks in factual. Anne Frank seems to write things that really make me understand. She lives in her own heaven and yet casts herself around with feelings of hurt and pain and at her teenage age how she managed to cope in the secret anex is a mystery to me. One thing that I quote from the book is this:

"A voice within me is sobbing, 'You see, that's what's become of you. You're surrounded by negative opinions, dismayed looks and mocking faces, people who dislike you all because you don't listen to your better half. Believe me, I'd like to listen, but it doesn't work because if I'm quiet and serious everyone thinks I'm putting on a new act and I have to save myself with a joke, and then I'm not even talking about my family who stuff me with aspirins and sedatives, see if I have a temperature and berate me for being in a bad mood, until I just can't keep it up anymore, I get cross, then sad and finally end up turning my heart inside out, the bad part on the outside and the good part on the inside and keep trying to find a way to become what I'd like to be and what I could be if only there were no people in the world." Isn't that just really amazing? I felt her words seemed to enwrap me in this soft tissue of desire and hate for myself.
Please read this. It's a great read.
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