The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

what role does the diary play in annes life

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The diary was an important part of Anne's life. For Anne, her diary was her best friend who would listen to her without any advises. 'I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a source of great comfort and support' is a comment Added by Anne on the first day of he writing. Anne usually wrote all the things she thought about everything in everyday life which helped her a lot in controlling her feelings. Anne did not want to show anyone her diary and did not want to lose her diary or get away from it. Writing a diary was a new and strange experience for her as she shared those feelings to her that actuallly no other person would like to hear about.

what role does the diary play in annes life

According to the novel, Diary of a young girl, by anne herself we get to know that Anne felt very alone though she had a sister, mother, father, aunts and relatives. She had many things to share of her hearts fellings. Though she had friends, she never called them or never wanted to call them true friends, as she just talked with them for ordinary things not of the fellings of her heart. She got her diary on June 12,1942. Her diary was kept in the presents, and she got it by searching the presents. By seeing it, she thought of keeping a diary and making the diary her closest friend. She also gave a name to her diary i. e. Kitty.

Anne's diary can be treated as a character because its role is as important as the heroine herself.The diary is thus a medium through which we see Anne,other characters and the world.Anne records her actions and reactions which reveal her view on various things.In fact, he diary entry are a mirror of Anne's growth through adolescence to maturity. She openly shares her fear,anger,sadness,and hope through her diary with the world. Her treaing her diary as her close friend named 'Kitty' signifies its importance.In it Anne redirects her strong feeling instead of expressing them outright and damage the fragile relationship in the Annexe residents with her own concerns.Diary writing enables Anne to discover her inner voice and her voice as a writer.Anne,thus,uses her diary like a significant medium.