The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


(Tuesday, August 10, 1943) According to Anne's Mother, Anne has found ways to practice "The Art of Living." Describe 2 things Anne has done to show the "Art of LIving."

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1) Anne spends her time talking to herself more than anyone else.

A new idea: during meals I talk more to myself than to the others, which has two advantages. First, they're glad they don't have to listen to my continuous chatter, and second, I don't have to get annoyed by their opinions.

2) Anne wakes up and cleans up as quickly as possible, so she won't be tempted to get back in bed.

When I get up in the morning, another very disagreeable moment, I leap out of bed, think to myself, "You'll be slipping back under the covers soon," walk to the window, take down the blackout screen, sniff at the crack until I feel a bit of fresh air, and I'm awake. I strip the bed as fast as I can so I won't be tempted to get back in. Do you know what Mother calls this sort of thing? The art of living. Isn't that a funny expression?


The Diary of a Young Girl